Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis

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Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis
Type Fundamentalist Christian Seminary
Established September 11, 1956
Address 900 Forestview Ln N Plymouth MN 55441, Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
44°59′18″N 93°25′36″W / 44.98833°N 93.42667°W / 44.98833; -93.42667Coordinates: 44°59′18″N 93°25′36″W / 44.98833°N 93.42667°W / 44.98833; -93.42667
Affiliations Independent Baptist[1]
Website http://www.centralseminary.edu
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Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis is a fundamentalist Christian seminary in Plymouth, Minnesota. The seminary moved from Minneapolis to its present location in 1996.

Accreditation[edit]

Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.[2] It is also accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.[1]

History[edit]

Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis officially held its first class on September 11, 1956, with a group of thirty-one students from ten states and a faculty of seven.[3] Richard V. Clearwaters, pastor of the Fourth Baptist Church of Minneapolis where the seminary was housed, was the first president.[3]

Presidents[edit]

Douglas R. McLachlan succeeded Clearwaters as pastor of Fourth Baptist Church in 1982 and became the second president of the seminary during he 1986-87 academic year.[3] In 1988, McLachlan was succeeded by Ernest Pickering as president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary and pastor of Fourth Baptist Church.[4] In 1983, after Pickering left for another position, McLachlan returned to become Fourth Baptist Church's pastor and the seminary's president.[3]

In May 2003, Kevin T. Bauder became full-time president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary.[5] Samuel E. Horn succeeded Bauder on July 1, 2011.[6] Horn left in October 2014 for a position elsewhere.[7] In 2014, the Matt Morrell, pastor of Fourth Baptist Church, was named the seminary's president taking office in January 2015.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ATS Member Schools: Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis". Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Retrieved 2017-09-02. 
  2. ^ "TRACS Members". Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. Retrieved 2017-09-02. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Central Baptist Theological Seminary: History". Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  4. ^ "Memorial: Ernest Dinwoodie Pickering". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 2001. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  5. ^ "Central Seminary Celebrates First Presidential Inauguration" (PDF). Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  6. ^ "Central Seminary Appoints New President". Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. Archived from the original on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  7. ^ "Dr. Sam Horn Hired by Bob Jones University". Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  8. ^ "Central Seminary Announces President". Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. Archived from the original on 2015-01-30. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 

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