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  • Embrace Gospel's 'foolishness,' MBTS grads exhorted

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (12 days ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's academic year concluded in celebratory fashion May 12 as graduates, families and friends gathered for the 61st commencement, launching theologically-trained Gospel ministers into service.

    The seminary's largest-ever graduating class of 135 students received 31 undergraduate, 82 graduate and 19 doctoral degrees and three diplomas from Midwestern Women's Institute. Read More

  • 'Apocryphal' gospels examined by Gathercole at MBTS

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (one month ago)

    British scholar Simon Gathercole led a two-lecture series at Midwestern Seminary entitled, "What the 10 Gospels say about Jesus' Death and Resurrection," and "What the 10 Gospels say about Jesus, the Jewish Messiah." Read More

  • TIME magazine covers prompt closer look at 'Truth'

    by Ben Hawkins/Missouri Pathway , posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (one month ago)

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (BP) -- TIME magazine shocked the American public on April, 8, 1966, by publishing a simple cover with one red-letter question on a black background: "Is God Dead?"

    When TIME reproduced their 1966 cover design this April -- now with the question, "Is Truth Dead?" -- Southern Baptist ministers and theologians reaffirmed their confidence in the eternal truth of the living God. Read More

  • TRUSTEES: MBTS breaks ground for student center

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, April 07, 2017 (one month ago)

    Photo by Liz Stack
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Groundbreaking for a 40,000-square-foot student center and a report of record enrollment were key highlights of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustee meeting, April 3-4 at the Kansas City, Mo., campus.

    Trustees, the seminary community, MBTS supporters and leaders from around the Southern Baptist Convention ceremonially broke ground April 4 at the site of the future Mathena Student Center. Read More

  • B&H Academic launches 'Lost Sermons' of Spurgeon

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (3 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- B&H Academic has launched the first of a 12-volume series of previously unpublished sermons by the famed British preacher Charles H. Spurgeon.

    "The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon" series is being researched and edited by Christian T. George, assistant professor of historical theology and curator of Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which hosted a luncheon for the launch at its Kansas City, Mo., campus. Read More

  • MBTS honors longtime professor during graduation

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, December 16, 2016 (5 months ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- As Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary launched 93 of the next generation of pastors, ministers and missionaries into Kingdom service, a longtime professor was also honored during the seminary's 60th commencement exercises on Dec. 9.

    Prior to his graduation address, President Jason Allen honored Alan Tomlinson, who has served as Midwestern Seminary's professor of New Testament and Greek since 1995, with a festschrift in the latest edition of the Midwestern Journal of Theology. Read More

  • Alistair Begg delivers Spurgeon Lectures at MBTS

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Thursday, October 27, 2016 (7 months ago)

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Pastors must follow Charles H. Spurgeon's example by living a life of conviction, humility, integrity and an intense "longing of his heart to see men and women come to Christ," noted Alistair Begg during the fourth annual Spurgeon Lectures on Biblical Preaching at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Begg, a popular evangelical pastor of Cleveland-area Parkside Church, delivered his lectures at the seminary's Kansas City, Mo., campus on Oct. 18-19. Begg was also inducted by MBTS President Jason Allen as the school's fourth Spurgeon Fellow. The lectures were held about a year after the dedication of the seminary's Spurgeon Library and Jenkins Hall. Read More