Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
Coordinates: Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary prepares students for vocational ministry. It provides associate, masters and doctorate theological degrees, and is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The school was founded in 1971 as the "School of the Prophets" in Louisiana, but no classes were held. The following year it was moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, and the name was changed to Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. In 1976 the school moved to Memphis, Tennessee, on the old campus of Temple Israel. In 1996 the school moved to a larger campus in South Germantown, Tennessee, in the quarters of the old Germantown Baptist Church. In 2006 the school moved to Cordova, Tennessee across the street from the Bellevue Baptist Church into a new $28 million facility located on 51 acres (35 donated by Bellevue and 16 purchased by the Seminary).
MABTS offers the following degrees:
- Associate of Divinity
- Associate of Christian Education
- Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies
- Master of Divinity
- Master of Missiology
- Master of Arts in Christian Education
- Master of Christian Education
- Doctor of Ministry
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Roger Duke, theologian and author
- Brandt Smith, member of the Arkansas House of Representatives since 2015
- John Allen May, Pastor of EastPoint Church in Olive Branch, MS
- Jeff Noblit, Anchored in Truth Ministries
- "History". 23 September 2010. Archived from the original on 23 September 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
- "Story Of Survival During Halloween Tornado In Caraway, AR". 5 November 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
- Sheffield, Michael and Aldinger, Jane (15 October 2004) "Seminary launches campus adjacent to Bellevue Baptist" Memphis Business Journal
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