Keeping Alumni Connected
The first chapel of the Spring Semester is traditionally known as the Dean's Chapel. This year began with academic dean, Dr. Steve Lim's chapel message based on Luke 2:52 which challenged students to focus on ways to continue growing in God.
Connect with the President
Dr. Klaus will be at the following event:
Jan. 25-26: Speaker at the Embedded Seminary Presidents Symposium, San Antonio, TX
Earlier this month, Dr. Klaus spoke at the Holy Spirit Conference at Muldoon Community Church in Anchorage, AK. He is pictured with Faye Niemann, D.Min. participant, and Brad Kesler ('09).
Mario Guerreiro will attend the AG Alliance for Higher Education Enrollment Summit at Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA January 24-26.
Books and Publications
The Winter 2013 issue of the Enrichment Journal includes articles by several AGTS faculty. Click on the title to read the complete article.
Exegeting Your Audienceby DeLonn Rance ('83)
Preachers are tasked with the hard work of exegeting the biblical text and exegeting the audience to speak the gospel in the language of their hearers. Here are tools the preacher can utilize to facilitate the task of audience exegesis.
by Deborah Gill ('78/'79)
What does responsible rhetoric in the service of Christ look like?
Lois Olena ('06)wrote "Double Bypass." The Network: A Called Community of Women December 31, 2012.
Patricia Berkram ('97) is involved in the spiritual care and education of felons using the Global Distance Program. She reports that two students presently incarcerated at Montana State Prison have graduated from the GUIDE Program with A.A. degrees in Bible and Theology. One of the students has been enrolled in the Delta Epsilon Tau International Honor Society as part of the Global University chapter.
Jeff Green ('08) became the new pastor of Hope Nation AG in Jaffrey, NH in December.
Shannon Zabroski ('08) is the new lead pastor at Lee's Summit Community Church just outside of Kansas City MO. This is a non-denominational church whose mission is "Transforming Lives to Transform the World."
Send us your news!
Do you have family or ministry news you want to share? Send your recent news and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may publish it in the next newsletter, Rapport magazine, or in our "Alumni Spotlight" website feature.
Jan. 29 Flourishing Churches and Communities Event
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Panel Discussions: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Event is free, but please RSVP to Susan Meamber at (417) 268-1010.
Feb. 11-12 Alumni Prayerathon
Feb. 16 Prepare/Enrich Certification Workshop
Information available at
Feb. 25 - March 1 Spring Study Week