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beginApril 2012
Prayer Meeting for the Consolidation Process  
  • Thursday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. at AGTS 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 
Where in the World is
Dr. Klaus?  
  • April 9-11: Southern California District Council, Anaheim, CaliforniaKlaus__2011
  • April 27-30: Overseas Ministries Study Center at Yale, New Haven Connecticut
  • May 2: Preaching ordination service for Penn/Del District Council, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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AGTS Golf Tournament
  • Thursday, May 3 at 8:30 a.m. at Millwood Golf and Racquet Club in Springfield, Missouri
  • $100 per person or $400 per team
  • Special Golf Cartsprice 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.

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Academic News 


 Reminder for Summer Graduates 

  • Comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting analytical reflection papers for summer are:
    • Summer Session I: Monday, June 4
    • Summer Sessions II and III: Tuesday, July 10
  • Contact the Faculty Secretary, Janice Brueggemann, for further details (417-268-1070). 

Hebrew IA and IB

  • If you need to take Hebrew IA and IB, be sure to sign up for these summer courses taught by Dr. Wave Nunnally. These courses will not be taught again until Summer 2013.



Featuring six professors with doctorates and a combined 200 years of ministry experience in Muslim countries.


July 2-7 

  • MCSM 545 Engaging Islam
    • Dr. Mark Hausfeld
  • MCSM 554 Folk Islam & Power Encounter
    • Dr. Ken Ferguson

July 9-13

  • MCSM 545 Women in Islam
    • Rev. Donna  Krstulovich
  • MSSM 643 Church Planting in Muslim Contexts
    • Rev. Harry Morin

Contact Dr. Mark Hausfeld for more information.


Final Exam Week

  • April 23-27


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Registrar's News

Summer Registration

  • Still need to register for summer classes?
  • Contact the Registrar's Office as soon as possible. 


Leaving Springfield?

  • The Registrar's Office needs yourmoving truck forwarding address, telephone and email.
  • Submit changes via the Student Portal or send an email. 

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Business Office News


  2012-2013 Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition covers about 65% of the cost of education at AGTS.
  • The rest is funded by a grant from the General Council of the Assemblies of God and the contributions of churches, districts, and individuals.
  • The tuition rate effective fall 2012 is $543 per credit hour, a 3% increase over the current tuition rate.
  • Accounts paid in full on or before the first day of the semester are eligible for a 1% rebate on net tuition.
  • Net tuition is the full tuition charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships.


Financial Registration for

Summer and Fall

  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the fall or summer terms, please stop by the Business Office as soon as possible and sign your promissory note.
  • Registration for these terms is not complete until financial arrangements have been made with the Business Office.


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Financial Aid News


Federal Financial Aid 

  • It is time to start preparing for the Fall/Spring 2012-2013 Federal Financial Aid. Below are the steps in completing your financial aid:
  • Complete Master Promissory Note at Federal Direct loan.
    • Complete this form even if you have previously completed it at AGTS or a previous school.
  • Complete Stafford Entrance Counseling (every time you change schools).

For further information, contact Flo Byerly in the Financial Aid Office or 417-268-2028. 



Financial Aid Exit Interviews

  • The U.S. Department of Education requires all graduates or non-returning students who received a Federal Direct Student Loan and/or a Federal Stafford Loan while at AGTS to attend a Financial Aid Exit Interview
  • It is imperative that you select one of the times listed below and notify the Financial Aid Office so that your Exit forms will be ready:
    • Thursday, April 12
      • 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
      • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
    • Interviews will take place in Room 225.
  • If you cannot attend one of these meetings, please stop by the Financial Aid Office.

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In This Issue
Consolidation Prayer Meeting
Where is Dr. Klaus?
AGTS Golf Tournament
Academic News
Registrar's News
Business News
Financial Aid News
Faculty Publications
Faculty Travel
Library News

Faculty Publications



 James Hernando


Wrote "The Cost of Non-Discipleship" published in the Pentecostal Evangel (March 25, 2012)  



Johan Mostert


The Journal of  Psychology and Christianity (JPC) has just published an article by Dr. Johan Mostert in which he presents his concept of "socio-missional entrepreneurship" as a challenge to the faith community. "Community Psychology as Socio-Missional Entrepreneurship" JPC, 2011, Vol. 30, No. 3, 239-242.


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Faculty Travel



 James Hernando


April 23-27: Will read a paper for the AG Global Initiative at the International Conference of Ministry to Muslims in Palermo, Italy.  



Steve Lim


April 1-2: Will attend and speak at the 2012 Annual Conference of the Higher Learning Commission in Chicago, Illinois.


April 11-13: Will attend the National Chinese Fellowship meeting in Seattle, Washington.



 Charlie Self


April 25-27: Will speak at South Hills Community Church Men's Retreat in California.




Library Hours  



Easter Weekend


Friday, April 6

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


Saturday, April 7

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


End of Spring Semester


The Library will operate according to the following schedule from Friday, April 27 - Saturday, May 5:


Monday - Friday 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Saturday - Sunday 



Regular summer hours will commence on Monday, May 7.




Good Friday 


April 6 


(Offices closed;

no classes)








Easter Sunday


April 8 


He is Risen





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