Categories: Faculty & Staff

Jessica Tate

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Van McClain, PhD

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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, PhD

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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, PhD

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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 […]

Matt Akers, PhD

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Dr. Matt Akers serves as the Associate Dean of the Seminary; Chairman of the Old Testament Department; Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek, Old Testament and Hebrew, Missions, and Biblical Counseling. He is also the Director of the Hispanic Institute. Currently, Dr. Akers serves as the pastor of la Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida, a […]

John Babler, PhD

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Dr. John Babler grew up in Dallas, Texas, and even though he had attended church much of his life, he was not saved until he was 20 years old. Shortly after being saved, he was called into ministry. Having grown up in a Presbyterian church, he began to prepare for ministry as a Presbyterian. He […]

Terry Brown

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Terrence Neal Brown, Director of Library Services, has served Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary since 1981. During his decades with the Seminary, Brown has held a variety of posts in The Ora Byram Allison Memorial Library, including Serials/AV Librarian, Assistant Director of Library Services, and Director of Library Services. Appointed Director of Library Services by the […]

Wayne Cornett, PhD

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Dr. Wayne Cornett was raised in a Christian home and trusted Christ at the age of 13. In 1999 he surrendered to God’s call on his life to preach the gospel. He was licensed and ordained in the church where he was saved and baptized. He served as a staff evangelist/missions director as well. Dr. […]

Mary Hannah Mark

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Mary Hannah enrolled as a student at Mid-America in 2015 and began serving as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Life in 2018. The Student Life office seeks to ensure that Mid-America students have everything they need for a successful school year. Mary Hannah facilitates student events throughout the year, processes student […]

Ray Helton

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Ray serves as the Director of Development for Mid-America. Ray joined Mid-America in 2017 and began to lead the work with Mid-America’s faithful and generous donors. Ray brings more than 40 years of corporate and non-profit business experience to Mid-America. He and Sharon live in Collierville, Tennessee, and have five adult children between them.