Category: Press Releases

Dr. Wayne Cornett To Run Marathon with His Daughter to Help Find a Cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

by Mid-America Communications

When Wayne Cornett and his 7-year-old daughter, Kirsten, participate in this year’s Great American River Run Half Marathon, only one of them will be running. Because Kirsten was born with a rare disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Cornett will be pushing her in a wheelchair. “She may never be able to run or walk,” […]

In Midst of Pandemic Memphis Area College Keeps Tuition Affordable

by Mid-America Communications

MEMPHIS, TN – As students nationwide grapple with college tuition costs, The College at Mid-America, located in Memphis, TN, has managed to keep its tuition affordable for students while maintaining high academic standards. “Like other institutions of higher education, we have experienced our share of enrollment challenges during the pandemic,” said Dr. Randy Redd, a […]

Institute Trains Biblically Conservative Hispanic Leaders

by Mid-America Communications

MEMPHIS, TN – Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Mid-America) this week announced the sixth consecutive semester of its Hispanic Biblical Training Institute (Hispanic Institute). Started in 2018, the Hispanic Institute provides biblical training to emerging leaders within the growing theologically conservative Hispanic community. “I am amazed at the positive reception this program has received. Each semester, […]

Dr. John Babler to Join Faculty at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Will Become Chair of Biblical Counseling Program

by Mid-America Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 MEMPHIS, TN – Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (MABTS) and The College at Mid-America (CAMA) today announced that Dr. John Babler will become Chairman of its Biblical Counseling Department, effective August 1, 2020. Dr. Babler is an internationally recognized authority in the area of Biblical Counseling and currently serves as […]

Local Blind College Student to Run St. Jude 26-Mile Marathon

by Mid-America Communications

MEMPHIS, TN – On Saturday, December 7, Anthony Bonetti, a legally-blind student who is studying biblical counseling at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Cordova, TN, will run the 2019 26-mile St. Jude Marathon. With the assistance of college president, Dr. Michael Spradlin, Bonetti, who is very athletic but has never run a marathon, will join […]

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 […]