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February 2013
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Keeping You Connected
What's New?
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Books and Publications
Books and Publications
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Keeping Alumni Connected


AGTS unveils new International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology


IJPM photo AGTS is proud to announce the publication of the first issue of an academic journal devoted to missiology from a Pentecostal perspective. The International Journal of Pentecostal Missiology (IJPM) is a peer-reviewed, electronic journal with periodic publication. The Journal will allow for biblical, theological, historical and/or missiological articulations as well as book reviews based on relevant contemporary works.

The Journal can be accessed for free, without a subscription at


What's New?


AGTS Golf Tournament


golf 2013 

The 6th Annual AGTS Golf Tournament will be held on May 2 at 8:30 a.m. at Millwood Golf and Racquet Club in Springfield, MO. All proceeds go to student scholarships. Special pricing is available for AGTS alumni and students.



Contact Bryan Chambers at 417.268.1020 or view the online brochure.




AGTS News Headlines


"God is worthy of your trust!" Listen to Professor DeLonn Rance's ('83) powerful message


Paul Scholtz ('76) helps transform rodeo circuit


The conversation has begun! Watch keynote addresses and panel discussion from "Flourishing Churches and Communities: Faith, Work and Economics in Spirit-Empowered Discipleship" held at AGTS January 29


Listen to Messages from the World Missions Summit 3  

  • God's grace can handle your baggage. "Blessings" Message given by Greg Mundis ('96)
  • If evil men can work together around the world to enslave women for the sex trade, why can't Christians work together to free them? "Compassion" Message delivered by Beth Grant ('79)
  • Are you ready for this? "Surrender" Message given by Dick Brogden, AGTS Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies participant

Connect with the President


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March 10: Commencement speaker at Southern Asia Bible College Bangalore, India

March 24: Missions Convention speaker at Calvary Temple Concord, CA.


Faculty News


Mark Hausfeld ('83) will be at the following events:

hausfeldFebruary 25-March 2: Teaching the AGTS course, "Intercultural Urban Ministry," Chicago, IL

March 10: Preaching the missions convention for Life 360 Church, Springfield, MO

March 17: Speaking for the missions convention at First AG, Ft. Meyer, FL

March 23-30: Speaking at the Cuba Muslim/Religious Awareness Seminar, Havana, Cuba 


DeLonn Rance ('83) will be at the following events:

RanceMarch 3-6: Participating in the Latin American Educators' Dialogue, Panama City, Panama

March 7-14: Preaching and teaching for the Missions 

Department of the AG of Paraguay, Asuncion, Paraguay

March 19-24: Attending the Society of Pentecostal Studies, Seattle, WA


Charlie Self will be at the following events:

cselfFebruary 21-23:Teaching "Twenty-first Century Pentecostal Ministry" at American Indian College, Phoenix, AZ

February 24: Preaching at New Hope International Church in Sunnyvale, CA

February 28-March 2: Teaching "Twenty-first Century Pentecostal Ministry" at AGTS-West, Sacramento, CA

March 10: Speaking at Life in Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX

March 12-13: Facilitating and speaking at the Northern Pacific Latin American District Executive Presbytery, Sacramento, CA


Deborah Gill ('78/'79) and Charlie Self will attend:

dgillMarch 21: Speaking on the topic, "Theology of Work," for the Acton/Kern luncheon at the Society for Pentecostal Studies Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.






SABC Jay Taylor('95/'01) recently taught a Doctor of Ministry cohort at Southern Asia Bible College, India.


Books and Publications


Keener Miracles


Craig Keener's ('85/'87) book Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts won an award of merit in the recently-announced Christianity Today book awards, in the apologetics category.







Johan Mostert and Marvin Gilbert wrote "Obtaining Informed Consent in Missiologically Sensitive Contexts," International Bulletin of Missionary Research, January 2013.



Tis Grace'Tis Grace: A Story of God's Redemption

by Allan Thompson ('00)

Allan shares his personal testimony of how God delivered him from the life of a self-destructive alcoholic. Through the marvelous work of the Holy Spirit, God broke Thompson of his dependency and brought him to reliance on Jesus alone.


Available from WestBow Press or your preferred local bookseller.


Daybreak Daybreak Over Appalachia tells the story of a 1921 murder in the mountains of Appalachia.

Don Watts ('83) is a retired public school teacher who has also worked as a master electrician and pastored numerous small churches. His many life experiences, travels and love of Americana make Daybreak Over Appalachia come to life. He is a native of Appalachia and understands its people and land.


For ordering information or to read more, visit


ZieleckeSeth Zielicke ('03) contributed a chapter entitled: The Role of American Evangelist Tommy Hicks in the Development of Argentine Pentecostalism to Global Pentecostal Movements: Migration, Mission, and Public Religion, ed., Michael Wilkinson.


This volume contributes to the growing body of literature on religion and globalization and specifically global Pentecostal movements.  


Alumni News


Daniel Kern ('86) traveled to India on his fourth missionary journey. He reports, "Things are going great. Miracles are flowing forth and souls are getting saved. In just the short time that I have been doing ministry out in Howrah, India (a little over 3 months now), we have witnessed well over 700 Hindu's committing their lives to Jesus Christ."


Dr. Bob Caldwell ('03) has been appointed as an AGWM Missionary Associate assigned to Network 211, where he is Theologian-in-Residence. He is also an adjunct faculty member with Global University.


Monty Galloway ('05) works at Olive Tree Bible Software as a user engagement specialist.  Over 4 million people on 6 continents use the Olive Tree Bible app to read and study the Bible.  




Michael McDonald ('08) was selected for active duty beginning in February as the "Flightline Chaplain" at Langley AFB, VA. 






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