November 2010
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Resources Rapport Fall 2010


The Fall 2010 issue of Rapport magazine will be available in early December.  This issue also contains the 2009-2010 Annual Report. 


If you are not receiving Rapport or have recently moved, update your contact info by emailing the Alumni Office at 


Watch Inspiring Life hosted by Dr. Wayde and Rosalyn Goodall ('03) on the TCT Network.  Dr. Steve Lim, academic dean, will be interviewed on Dec. 5 and 12.


Inspiring Life schedule for DirecTV 

Sundays at 8:30 a.m. CT

Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. CT


(TCT Network is available locally via satellite on Direct TV, Channel 377 or on Sky Angel, Channel 133.)


Lifelong Learning

AGTS is committed to providing a variety of learning Opportunities. Graduate alums are invited to audit one free course per academic year.  For a complete list of course offerings, visit us online.

AGTS One Week Modules

Feb. 21-25 (M-F), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Dr. Debbie Gill

BTHM 532: New Testament Theology

Dr. Mel Ming

PTHM 625: Effective Leadership

 12:30-5:00 p.m./6:00-9:30 p.m.   

Dr. DeLonn Rance

MCSM/MHTM 643: Anthropology & Communication from a Theological Perspective


Registrar's Office

Transcripts, letters of verification, and registration for graduate alumni audits can be obtained from the Registrar's Office.  To request transcripts, download the Transcript Request Form

If you have questions regarding transcripts, please contact Sarah Clark at (417) 268-1025.

What's New?

2010 Spring Lectureship Series - January 18-20, 2011Dr. Tan

Dr. Siang-Yang Tan will join us for three chapel services and speak on Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Christian Perspective.

Dr. Tan is professor of Psychology in the graduate school of psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA and senior pastor of the Evangelical Church in Glendale, CA.

Connect with President KlausDr. Klaus
Dr. Byron Klaus will be at the following events:

Dec. 5-8

Executive Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA

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Dr. Klaus traveled to the New England area in early November and met with several AGTS alums.

Dr. Klaus with Glenn ('96)  and Denise ('95) HarvisonThey now pastor Harvest Time Church in Greenwich, CT. 



NE Alums 

Kristian ('09) and Damaris ('08) Carlson serve on staff at Crossroads Cathedral in East Hartford, CT.

Tim Crowley joined the staff of Pastor Scott Shemeth ('88/'89) in Kensington, CT.

Ben Phillips ('08) and his wife pastor near Sturbridge, MA.  He also teaches at Zion Bible College.


Faculty News

Dr. Roger Cotton ('78) was appointed to the Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations for the next two years.


Dr. Mark Hausfeld ('83) will speak at the Boys and Girls Missionary Conference (BGMC) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in December.


Dr. Lois Olena ('06) spoke at the Valley Forge Christian College Homecoming chapel and received the Outstanding Young Alumna Award.  Click here to view sermon.


Professors participate in Lausanne World Congress


From left to right:

A. Johnson ('91),

M. Hausfeld ('83), Gill ('78/'79),

Rance ('83)

The Lausanne Movement, founded by Billy Grahm to movilize evangelical leaders for world evangelization, hosted the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Capetown, South Africa in October. The Congress brought together 4,000 leaders from more than 200 countries to confront critical issues effecting the church and world evangelization-other world faiths, poverty, HIV/AIDS, persecution, among others.   


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Books and Publications


Richard Pruitt('05) wrote an article entitled "The Meaning of the Cross in Mark" for the October 2010 issue of Evangelical Review of Theology. 


Jennifer Gale ('99) wrote "A Thanksgiving Reflection for You, Your Class, or Your Church." She is the associate pastor of Evangel Temple Christian Center in Springfield, MO.  


FromanPassport to the World: Your A to Z Guided Language Tourby Craig Froman ('95).

Children will gain knowledge of intriguing facts about countries, including their capital cities, maps, flags, populations, and religions. Gathering stickers for their passport, readers learn greetings from 26 different languages, as well as interesting language tips as well. This is an attention-grabbing exploration of the world through the eyes of children. 

Craig is a curriculum writer and an editor at New Leaf Publishing Group.


Special thanks to Craig for sending the Alumni Office a copy of his new book.  If you've recently published a book or article, let us know by emailing

Alumni NewsBalasingh


Dr. David Balasingh ('85) recently visited Springfield from Bangalore, India and stopped at the seminary to visit the President and the Alumni Office.

David taught at Southern Asia Bible College in Bangalore, India for 17 years.  He continues to do missions work throughout India and Sri Lanka.

Mike Clarensau ('86) was named senior director of AG Church Transformation Network. He will assume his new responsibilities December 13. More information about CTN at   


Ronald JohnsonMajor Ronald P. Johnson ('88) passed away October 2, 2010.  He lived his life in service to His Lord, and remained faithful and thankful throughout his 16-month treatment of cancer.  A graduate of the University of Texas and the Naval Postgraduate school, he proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 21 years, including a tour of duty in Vietnam.  After retirement he had many opportunities to use his gifts and intellect, serving as a university professor, an administrator, and a computer analyst and RAFB. 



Scott and Trudy Jackson ('94) welcomed Shirleyna Jackson in September.  The Jacksons are missionaries to the islands of Micronesia.


Lucas and Tirtsah Hunt ('04) welcomed Elazar (Hebrew for Lazarus, "Elohim is our help") in October.


T.J. Stanfield ('02/'07) is the clinical director at Aurora Plains Academy, a residential treatment facility for youth in crisis in Plankinton, SD. He and Jon Busch ('10) visited campus as part of a recruiting trip.




Kristina and Erik Undheim ('05) work with Youth With A Mission in Austria.  They are mission coordinators - coordinating teams coming to Vienna. They are also trying to re-pioneer YWAM Austria and plan to start the first Discipleship Training School in January 2012.  




Cindy Kam('08) will marry David Chen on December 23rd at Full Gospel Church in Las Vegas.


Terence Harris ('09) recently spent a week in Swaziland Africa and spoke at Teen Challenge.  He is engaged and getting married at the end of December. 


Frank Silverii ('09) is the new lead pastor at Albany AG, Albany, OR.




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Upcoming Events

December 11

Fall Semester Ends

December 21-25

Christmas Holiday - AGTS Closed

January 1

New Year's Day Holiday - AGTS Closed

January 3

Spring Semester Begins

New Student Orientation/Registration