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Former Midwestern President Milton Ferguson dies at 89KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Milton Ferguson, 89, the second president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died today (Dec. 21) in Kansas City, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.
Ferguson's tenure as president at Midwestern Seminary began in February 1973, and he served the seminary community in this role before retiring in 1995 at the age of 66.
"Serving as Midwestern Seminary's president for 23 years, Dr. Ferguson led the ... Read More
Gospel's power underscored by Allen to MBTS gradsKANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- With the spirit of the Christmas season as a backdrop, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated the culmination of 135 students' hard work and dedication in its 62nd commencement exercises Dec. 9.
President Jason Allen delivered the keynote address as the graduates joined a new generation of pastors, missionaries and ministry leaders in Kingdom service.
Allen challenged the graduates from Romans 1:16-17 to never take the Gospel for granted. After all, he said, the Gospel had been the focus of their studies for an extended period of time, and they would now employ it in their various ministry contexts. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Allen's faculty address begins new Midwestern tradition; Scroggins, at SBTS, exhorts students 'start where you are'
In today's From the Seminaries: President Jason Allen's faculty address beings new tradition at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Jimmy Scroggins, in chapel message at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, exhorts students to 'start where you are.' Read More
Reformation insights highlighted by seminary profsNASHVILLE (BP) -- As the world commemorates the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary, Southern Baptist Convention seminary professors have highlighted what they say are among the most important Reformation insights for followers of Jesus today.
'Great theological truths'
Malcolm Yarnell of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary said "the great theological truths of the Reformation" can be summarized under three main headings: sola scriptura (a Latin phrase meaning "by Scripture alone"), "justification by grace through faith" and "the priesthood of all believers." Read More
TRUSTEES: MBTS celebrates Allen's 5th anniversaryKANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Amid a grand celebration of Jason Allen's fifth anniversary as Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's president, trustees, friends and the seminary community gathered Oct. 16 to mark the occasion and praise God for Allen's accomplishments during that tenure.
Additionally, trustees approved a campus renovation project and received news of record enrollment, faculty re-elections and promotions.
Following a full day of trustee work sessions and committee meetings, the institution turned to commemorating the fifth anniversary of Allen, who officially took office on Oct. 15, 2012. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: 9Marks conference at SEBTS focuses on church leadership; MBTS adds Spanish-language master's degrees
In today's From the Seminaries: 9Marks conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary focuses on church leadership; Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary adds Spanish-language master's degrees. Read More
Scope of pastoral calling fills For the Church conf.KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Examining and celebrating the unique stewardship God entrusts to those called into Christian ministry, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary held its annual For the Church National Conference, Sept. 25-26 at the Kansas City, Mo., campus.
Keynote speakers Jason Allen, H.B. Charles Jr., Ray Ortlund Jr., Owen Strachan, Matt Carter, Jared Wilson and Matt Chandler preached messages centering on the conference's theme, "The Minister's Trust," while Aaron Ivey and Austin Stone Community Church's worship team from Austin, Texas, led attendees in praise and worship songs. Read More
'Portraits of a Pastor' shares insight for Bapt. leadersKANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- In "Portraits of a Pastor," based on the theme for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's 2016 For the Church Conference, Southern Baptist leaders from around the convention offer insight into nine essential roles of a church leader.
Midwestern Seminary announced today (Sept. 5) that the book project Portraits of a Pastor, edited by Midwestern president Jason Allen, has been released by Moody Publishers. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Fall convocations at MBTS, SEBTS, SBTS, SWBTS
Today's From the Seminaries includes convocation reports from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Read More
'For the Church Phoenix' seeks to encourage, edifyPHOENIX (BP) -- Midwestern Seminary hosted "For the Church Phoenix," its third in an annual series of micro-conferences, at the Phoenix Convention Center during the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.
The event featured leaders from across the SBC presenting on featured topics in a seven-minute TED Talk-like format.
"Our aim at For the Church Phoenix was to give attendees the very best encouragement and instruction that Midwestern Seminary could possibly provide through these brief presentations," Midwestern president Jason Allen said during the June 13 event. "Existing for the church is what this school stands for, and our desire is that everyone has departed here more edified to carry out their ministries." Read More