Category: News Archives

Mrs. Voncille Allison, Wife of Our Founder, Passes Away

by Mid-America Communications

Mrs. Voncille Allison, the wife of our late founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison, passed away on January 20, 2020. An accomplished musician on organ, piano, and voice, Mrs. Voncille served as an Instructor in Music since the Seminary’s founding in 1972. She wrote the Mid-America Alma Mater and is often remembered for playing the organ […]

Tribute to Dr. B. Gray Allison: Now He Belongs to the Ages

by Dr. Michael Spradlin

Born in small-town America to a family of simple means, Beverly Gray Allison survived the depression and a world war to found and lead as president a theological seminary with graduates serving all over the world. While great is often overused of those who have gone on, Gray’s legacy will be as multiculturalas it is […]

New Biblical Counseling Certificate Training

by Mid-America Communications

The holidays are around the corner. What is for many a time of celebration, laughter, and thanksgiving is, for others, a time of depression, anxiety, fear, and regret. You are likely to encounter one or more people in the latter category. What will be your response? How will you communicate the hope that is within […]

Conservative Baptist Bible Conference

by Mid-America Communications

On September 17, Mid-America will host the Conservative Baptist Bible Conference. Come hear dynamic preaching and join in worship with others at this special event to celebrate 20 years of the Baptist Faith and Message. 

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

by Mid-America Communications

Dr. Lee Brand, Dean of the seminary, 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 […]

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 […]

Mid-America Hosts 2019 ACBC Conference

by Mid-America Communications

Mid-America Hosts 2019 Association of Certified Biblical Counselors Conference Mid-America is honored to host the upcoming Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) Conference October 7–9, 2019. The conference theme is “The Valley of the Shadow: Suicide, Self-harm, and Scripture.” It features more than 50 speakers with an expected attendance of more than 2,000 biblical counselors from around […]

Dr. Lee Brand Jr. to Become the New Dean of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

by Mid-America Communications

MEMPHIS, TN–Mid-America will install its new vice president and dean of the seminary Dr. Lee Brand Jr. during the official kickoff of its 47th Founders’ Days. Mid-America will hold a reception to welcome Dr. Brand at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the school. A worship service featuring a full choir and orchestra will follow in […]

Dr. Gray Allison Passes Away

by Mid-America Communications

Mid-America Founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison Dies The Mid-America family mourns the loss of our founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison (1924–2019), who passed away at 9:30 p.m. on February 12, 2019. Dr. Gray, as he was lovingly called, served as Mid-America’s president from its founding in 1972 until 1997, when he became President Emeritus. As […]

Q&A with Dean of The College at Mid-America

by Mid-America Communications

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ELECTION AS THE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE AT MID-AMERICA. Dr. Thompson: Thank you. I’ve been teaching at Mid-America for almost 20 years, and it’s an honor to serve in this capacity. I’m excited about what the Lord will do through The College at Mid-America in the coming years. YOU EARNED A DOCTORATE […]