Categories: Faculty & Staff

Laurel Spradlin

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Van Gray

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Van has more than 53 years in a variety of work experiences – from paperboy to 44 years in management across many industry-leading corporations.  Van was a professional musician for 5 years, 2 years for the Illinois-Central Railroad, 10 years for United Parcel Service, 2 years with Cummins Engine Company, 13 years with Federal Express […]

Scott Colter

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A native Texan, I have lived also in Montana, Colorado, North Carolina, and now Tennessee.  Sharayah and I will soon celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, and we have a four-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter.  Our children keep our home filled with energy, laughter, and immense joy.  The exuberant family dog, a Maltese-Poodle, completes the […]

Tranae Newsome

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John Mark Terry

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Dr. Mark Terry was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and grew up in a pastor’s home. He professed faith in Christ at age nine during a summer revival at the First Baptist Church of Lockhart, Texas, where his father was the pastor. He attended John Brown University in Arkansas, where he met Barbara Whittle. They […]

Bradley Thompson

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Dr. Bradley Thompson was saved at the age of nine 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, MidAmerica 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; […]

Betsy Wade

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Betsy Wade serves as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, and as the Executive Assistant to the CFO. Betsy is married to Jason and they have three children. Betsy and her family attend First Baptist Church in Millington, TN. Her new favorite verse is ” Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have […]

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 […]

Carol Wilson

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Carol Wilson has been with Mid-America since September, 2004. She began as an Assistant to Dr’s. Jimmy Millikin and David Skinner and also served as an assistant to the Registrar, Mrs. Louise Burnett. After only one year, she was promoted to the position of Administrative Assistant to the Academic Vice President, where she served for […]