Year: 2020

Alumni Spotlight – Jacob McNally

by Mid-America Communications

Imagine walking into a hotel lobby and seeing someone dressed in a full Iron Man costume. You look over and see people registering near a sign that says, “Con.” There are guys dressed as batman, others like Star Wars characters. “Is this ComicCon?” Your curiosity takes you into a room past the hustle and bustle. […]

Mid-America Grad Helping Ministries Reach the Poor

by Mid-America Communications

Jesus told us that, “The poor you will have with you always.” Randy Pool, a Mid-America alumnus, believes this is an opportunity to determine ways of more effectively understanding poverty and to reach those living in it with the Gospel.

On February 12th, Randy, CEO of Compassion Ministries, will lead a conference at Mid-America designed to help Christians better engage with the poor among us.

It is always encouraging to see alumni finding unique ways of going “to all the world for Jesus’ sake.”

A Focus on Rural Ministry

by Mid-America Communications

The Spring 2021 Edition of The Mid-America Journal is now available. This edition is focused on rural ministry, which has long been considered the backbone of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Students attend 2020 DEFEND The Faith Conference

by Mid-America Communications

Did Jesus rise from the dead? Is the Bible reliable, or is it full of inconsistencies and errors? Don’t all religions lead to the same place?

These questions remain in society because Satan, the father of lies, is deceiving it. Ashton Williams, a student studying Biblical Counseling, wants to be equipped to “demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”

Dr. Brand and Dr. Kilpatrick Join Speaker Lineup at Social Justice Conference

by Mid-America Communications

Dr. Lee Brand and Dr. Kirk Kilpatrick, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, are part of a dynamic lineup of speakers for The Gospel is Enough conference, being held February 7-8 in Bartlett, TN. As professors who embrace the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture, they will provide a thoughtful and biblical perspective on the issues impacting our […]

Time to Preach

by Jere L. Phillips

Dr. Jere Phillips, professor of practical theology, recently published an article in Preaching called Time to Preach . If you’ve ever felt time was limited or rushed to complete a sermon, this article is a must read.

Alumni Make M.O.V.E. Groups in Northeast Possible

by Mid-America Communications

When God led Mid-America to take the bold step towards educating and equipping Christian leaders beyond Memphis and New York by offering online classes (see Messenger Article), one prayer remained — “Lord, how can we ensure these emerging leaders get the same benefit of one-on-one mentoring our resident students do?” Mid-America alumni and friends, particularly […]