Emmitt McKenzie, a student at Mid-America, was interviewed recently by Bott Radio. “I just want to give God glory,” Emmitt told Alumni and Friends the day before his interview with the radio station. “I’m not trying to be famous. I’m trying to make Him famous.” Emmitt began his studies at Mid-America online last year and decided to […]
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 […]
Three Mid-America professors, Dr. Van McClain, Dr. Steve Miller, and Dr. John Mark Terry, recently had articles selected and published as study helps for The Holy Land Illustrated Bible, a two-year collaborative effort between Broadman & Holman and Lifeway’s Biblical Illustrator team. With the Biblical Illustrator ceasing publication later this year, the 250 articles contained within The Holy […]
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. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Immediately following the event, leaders of the Conservative Baptist Network will host a question and answer session. Seating […]
There is a fantastic article in the Summer 2020 Messenger that highlights ways to share the Gospel during the COVID-19 pandemic. On social media, Mid-America students shared stories of putting these ideas into action. Recently, the President’s office received a newsletter from the Lasmantos, a family from Indonesia currently in the U.S. taking classes at Mid-America. Their newsletter told of […]
Describing the multi-ethnic church in Antioch seems like the beginning of a bad first-century joke: “A Jew, a Black man, an insurrectionist, and a Gentile enter a bar…” But the church in Antioch was far from a joke. It was a fantastic picture of how the Holy Spirit’s power allowed believers to overcome hostilities and […]
Mid-America launches the Sufficiency of Scripture Series to help our faculty, students, staff, and friends develop a basic understanding of key debates within the SBC and society.
Imagine walking into a hotel lobby and seeing someone dressed in a full Iron Man costume. You look over and see people registering near a sign that says, “Con.” There are guys dressed as batman, others like Star Wars characters. “Is this ComicCon?” Your curiosity takes you into a room past the hustle and bustle. […]
Jesus told us that, “The poor you will have with you always.” Randy Pool, a Mid-America alumnus, believes this is an opportunity to determine ways of more effectively understanding poverty and to reach those living in it with the Gospel.
On February 12th, Randy, CEO of Compassion Ministries, will lead a conference at Mid-America designed to help Christians better engage with the poor among us.
It is always encouraging to see alumni finding unique ways of going “to all the world for Jesus’ sake.”
The Spring 2021 Edition of The Mid-America Journal is now available. This edition is focused on rural ministry, which has long been considered the backbone of the Southern Baptist Convention. In this edition, we examine the influence on rural ministry of technology, cultural shifts, revitalization efforts, and much more.