Categories: Academic Department

Donn R. Arms

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Donn serves as the Director of the Institute for Nouthetic Studies and INS Publishing. He is a native Hawkeye and has pastored churches in Iowa and Florida. For 25 years he worked closely with Dr. Jay Adams and now is the steward of Dr. Adams’ legacy by putting his books back into print through Mid-America’s […]

Jim Whitmire

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Dr. Whitmire, who grew up in and around Atlanta, GA, serves as Instructor in Music and Worship at Mid-America. He trusted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at the age of 15, while teaching in a Vacation Bible School in Piketon OH. At that same time, he surrendered his life to full time Christian service […]

Bradley Thompson

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Dr. Bradley Thompson was saved at the age of 9 at the First Southern Baptist Church of San Diego, California. He was called into Gospel ministry at age 17 and later earned a BA in Biblical Studies from Criswell College (1984), an MDIV from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (1988), a PhD from The Southern Baptist […]

Mark Thompson

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Director of Arkansas Prison Initiative Assistant Professor of Church History Education: MDIV, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Teaching Experience: Assistant Professor of Church History, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; Teaching Fellow under Dr. Michael Spradlin, President, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; Adjunct Professor, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; REAP Bible Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 2010; […]

Van McClain

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Dr. Van McClain was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 1974 with a BA. He saw his need for Christ and followed God’s call to ministry while he was a student at DBU. Dr. McClain graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated with an MDIV in 1977 […]

Mikey Mewborn

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Dr. Mikey Mewborn spent most of his early years living in the beautiful city of Tampa, Florida. In 1986, the Mewborn family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, seeking new job opportunities. While in Memphis, Dr. Mewborn surrendered his life to Jesus Christ at Hickory Ridge Baptist Church. Two years later, the Mewborn family moved back to […]

Steve Miller

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Dr. Miller is a lifelong Southern Baptist. At age 6, he received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at a church in Jackson, Tennessee. He earned a degree in Business Administration at Union University in Jackson, and it was there he met his wife, Paula. In 1973 while working as an insurance underwriter […]

Randy Redd

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Dr. Redd was born in Tyler, Texas, where he went to First Baptist Church every time the doors were open. At the age of 9 he received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and Lord. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1982 and followed with a Master of Business Administration […]

Bradley Roderick

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Dr. Roderick was born in California and lived in Florida and Mississippi while he was growing up. During the summer between high school and college, he encountered the living Christ and was saved. Immediately, he sensed the Father calling him to spend his life telling others about Jesus. He graduated from Mississippi College and the […]

David Shackelford

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Dr. Shackelford was born in Mississippi and raised in Arkansas. He received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior in the First Baptist Church of Forrest City, Arkansas, while he was a junior in high school. He committed his life to vocational Christian ministry the following year in 1969. He attended the University of Arkansas on […]