AGTS Home                             Archived Communique 
beginMarch 2012
Legacy Lecture 
  • Rev. Loren Triplett, former Executive Director of the Assemblies of God World Missions, will be honored at the              
    Legacy lectures to be held in the
    Seymour Chapel:
  • March 13 at 2:00 p.m.

  • March 14 at 11:00 a.m.  
  • Doug Petersen, the Margaret S. Smith Distinguished Professor of World Missions at Vanguard University, will emcee the events.
  • Reception immediately following lectures.  
Prayer Meeting for the Consolidation Process  
  • Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. at Central Bible College Chapel
  • Faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to come and pray for God's wisdom and direction in the consolidation process of the three General Council Schools in Springfield.  
Third Hogan Lecture 
  • Dr. Doug Lowenberg, 2012 -13 J. Philip Hogan Professor of World Missions, will present his final lecture on March Lowenberg28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Seymour Chapel.
  • He will continue his discussion "Reading the Bible with Help from African Pentecostals: Allowing Africa to Inform our Hermeneutics."
  • A reception will immediately follow in the Great Hall. 
Where in the World is
Dr. Klaus?  
  • March 4-6: Board of DirectorsKlaus__2011 Meeting Fund for Theological Education, Atlanta, Georgia

Back to top 

AGTS Golf Tournament
  • The 5th Annual AGTS Golf Tournament will be held on May 3 at 8:30 a.m. at Millwood Golf Golf Balland Racquet Club in Springfield, Missouri
  • $100 per person or $400 per team
  • Special price for AGTS alumni or students: $90 per person
  • Special price for 2012 AGTS graduates: $80 per person
  • $110 per person for any registration received after April 25
  • Fun contests and great prizes!
  • All proceeds will go to student scholarships.
  • Please contact Mary in the Development Office or 417-268-1012 for more details or go to Golf to register online.

Back to top 

Academic News 



Note these Special Courses for Summer  

  • July 16-21: (July 15 & 22 are travel days)
  • MCSE 639 Intercultural Urban Ministries in Chicago with Dr. Mark Hausfeld

Interested in Ministry to Muslims? 

  • July 2-7: (no class on July 4):muslim praying
    • Engaging Islam with Dr. Mark Hausfeld
    • Folk Islam & Power Encounter with Dr. Ken Ferguson 
  • July 9-13:
    • Women in Islam with Rev. Donna Krstulovich
    • Church Planting in Muslim Contexts with Rev. Harry Morin

 Reminder for Spring Graduates

  • Comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting analytical reflection papers is Monday, March 12.
  • See guidelines for the anayltic paper.
  • Contact the Faculty Secretary, Janice Brueggemann, if you have any questions (417-268-1070). 

Important Note

  • Hebrew IA and IB will be offered this summer, and will not be offered again until summer 2013. 

2012 Joint Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies and Empowered 21 

  • The following people from AGTS will attend the 2012 Joint Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies and Empowered 21 at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia: Lois Olena, Executive Director; Stephen Lim; Johan Mostert (presenting a paper); Jim Hernando; and Treasa Edmond. Roger Cotton, Kristen Harvey, Svetlana Papozov, and Daniel Morrison (alumnus) will present papers.

 Back to top  

Registrar's News

Summer & Fall Registration

  • March 5-9
  • Check Student Portal News for details.
  • Schedule appointment with faculty adviser beginning February 27.
  • Summer graduates should plan to register early that week. 

Viewing Grades


 Address/Email Updates


  • Be sure to check your email accounts(s) regularly to ensure that you are receiving ALL notifications from AGTS.

Back to top 

Business Office News 

Deferred Payment Dates

  • Deferred payments for the spring semester are due on or before March 15.
  • Payments must be received in the Business Office on or before that date in order to avoid the $25 per month late fee.

Daylight Savings TimeClock forward

  • Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 11.
  • Be sure to turn your clocks one hour ahead.  

Back to top


Financial Aid News

Deadline for Late Spring Loans

  • March 1 is the deadline to secure a Federal Direct Loan for the spring 2012 term.


Need assistance with Financial Aid questions?

  • Contact Flo Byerly by email or call 417-268-1028.


Back to top 

In This Issue
Legacy Lecture
Consolidation Prayer Meeting
Third Hogan Lecture
Where is Dr. Klaus?
AGTS Golf Tournament
Academic News
Registrar's News
Financial Aid News
Faculty Travel
Student Services News
Library News

 Faculty Travel


Mark Hausfeld 


February 27-March 2: Is speaking and teaching for the Muslim Unreached Peoples Focus at Southwestern AG University in Waxahachie, Texas


March 3: Will speak on Islam in America at the North Texas District


March 4: Will speak at the Missions Convention at Calvary Church in Lemont, Illinois


March 7-21: Will lead a trip to St. Paul's Trail School of Apostolic Leadership, in a sensitive country


March 27-April 7: Will take part in the Ethnographic Research among Muslim People Groups in North Asia



 Charlie Self


March 8-9: Will attend a Kern Consultation in Malibu, California


March 27-April 6: Will teach Church History at ATCEM in Singapore



 Lois Olena


February 29-March 3: Will serve as the Executive Director of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia



Roger Cotton

March 18-19: Will attend the annual meeting of the Central States Region of the Society of Biblical Literature in St. Louis

Back to Top   

Student Services



Inclement Weather Procedure  


In the rare event that classes are cancelled due to severe winter weather, the major television and radio stations Ice Covered Car

in Springfield will be notified that the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary has cancelled classes.  Before calling the seminary, listen for such announcments.


Students may also call the weather hotline to find out if classes have been cancelled or delayed: 417-269-1051.


Back to Top  




Library Hours  




9:00 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.



10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.





Any exceptions to this schedule over the course of the semester will be posted in advance. 


The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary