In recognition of our founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison, we publish this special blog article, “Person-to-Person Evangelism,” an excerpt from Personal Evangelism, a book comprised of material from Dr. Gray’s Personal Evangelism course which he taught for almost 47 years. This timeless article was originally published in 1966.
The Mid-America Prison Initiative began with its first program at the Varner Supermax Unit in Gould, Arkansas, offering a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies to inmates. On May 12, 2023, the first 18 graduates walked across the stage at Varner and accepted their diplomas.
Bible-based discipleship transcends all cultures and connects all peoples. Scriptural truths never change, but we must make certain we communicate the Bible’s message in ways our audience can accurately understand and apply to their lives.
The Evangelism + Church Health Conference, presented by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, featured Mid-America alumnus Dr. Ed Newton (MARE, 2000) in the keynote message on Monday evening, January 23, 2023.
The “Six Core Tasks of Church Planting” provide a basic map to guide a missionary along the continuum from entering a new community, sharing the Gospel, discipling new and maturing believers, forming healthy churches, developing local leaders, and exiting to new communities while maintaining a healthy connection with that maturing church. This “map” lays out the big picture of the missionary task and helps one chart the course in the right direction.
Mid-America is pleased to share an episode of the Kirby Woods Podcast in which Mid-America alumnus Jared Kress, Senior Pastor of Kirby Woods Baptist Church, Memphis, interviews his former professor, Dr. Matt Akers.