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Keeping Alumni Connected



Watch the 2013 AGTS Christmas Video!

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Thank you for your investment in AGTS!

A special thank you to all AGTS alumni who have faithfully supported AGTS throughout the year! Your gifts help provide vital resources necessary to prepare students for ministry. 


AGTS alumni have given nearly $26,000 for student scholarships since September. Would you consider a year-end gift by midnight on December 31 to help us reach our alumni goal of $30,000 for the Pentecostal Leaders Fund?


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Connect with AGTS president Byron D. Klaus

January 6-13: Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents, St. Petersburg, Fla.


January 15, 22 & 29: Speaking at Maranatha Chapel, Springfield, Mo.   


Read the latest Prez Release  

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Prison chaplain David Schlewitz ('92): Toughest job he ever loved 
AGTS develops unique, web-based discipleship assessment tool for churches

Can we pray for you? 

On February 10-11, AGTS students, faculty and staff will be calling alumni to pray for you. Please note there will be no fundraising involved-our sole purpose in calling is to pray for and encourage you.


Refer a Student

Do you know someone interested in attending AGTS? 

Use this web form or connect with our recruitment team at the following events:

  • January 2-5: The Great Lakes Chi Alpha SALT Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.  
  • January 17-20: The Great Plains SALT Conference with MSU Chi Alpha in Des Moines, Iowa

Michelle Neumann

Natalia Guerreiro
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Faculty News

Deborah Gill

Johan Mostert


Charlie Self

November 21-23: Participated in training pastoral staff in five churches from all over the nation who are participating in the application phase of the Discipleship Assessment research project sponsored by the Kern Family Foundation, in Dallas, Texas.   

January 2-5: Attending the Oikonomia Network Retreat, sponsored by the Kern Family Foundation, in Phoenix, Ariz.


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

  • January 5-11: Delivering six sessions on "Diaspora Missiology: Missions Is Not Where But Whom" to the AGWM "Beyond" conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The purpose is to equip AGWM missionaries to better minister to unreached peoples.
  • January 12-16: Leading a Muslim Awareness Seminar at the Addis Ababa Bible College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 
  • January 18-19: Speaking at the Missions Convention at Eden Prairie AG, pastored by Jac Perrin, in Eden Prairie, Minn.
  • January 23:  Speaking at the North Central University chapel and participating in their Antioch Consultation, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • January 25-26Speaking at the Mission Convention at First Assembly of God, pastored by Paul Martin, in Leominster, Mass.


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

  • January 6-10Attending and facilitating the AGWM "Beyond" conference in Nairobi, Kenya. 
  • January 13-17Teaching "Anthropology and Communication in Theological Perspective" in San Jose, Costa Rica 
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Alumni News


Kenneth Mayo ('04, left) serves with SIL International and Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM).  


Christy McDougall ('09) was appointed as a full-time A/G missionary. She will be teaching at Continental Theological Seminary in Belgium for a three-year term.


Jacob Rebert ('09) graduated in December from Missouri State University with an MBA. He has an article being published in the Jan 2014 volume of the International Journal of Information Business and Management.


Faith McGhee
('04, above) married her childhood friend Daniel Lund in September. They will return to Northern Asia with AGWM. Faith is also a participant in the AGTS Ph.D. program in Bible/Theology and recently authored a chapter of A Future for Holiness: Pentecostal Explorations (CPT Press, 2013).



Kelly Ward ('10, above) and his wife serve as U.S. Missionaries directing Sole Mission. Their ministry provides new shoes to impoverished kids across the U.S. through local churches.


Joey Olsen ('11) will be serving as senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Jump River, Wisc.



Jon Stem ('11, above) serves as the student pastor at Claremore Assembly, Claremore, Okla. 

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Upcoming Events

Dec. 24-26

Christmas Break (Building Closed Dec. 23-27)

Jan. 1New Year's Day (Building Closed)
Jan. 6New Student Orientation, Classes Begin
Jan. 20Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)



Summer Institute for Islamic Studies

June 30-July 11, 2014


Let AGTS and Global Initiative: Reaching Muslim Peoples teach you to relate and minister to Muslims.

  • Take courses in Islamic Studies for M.A. or B.A. credit.
  • Audit courses in Islamic Studies for a 75% discount in price.
  • Earn a certificate.

Our resident faculty for Islamic Studies includes 5 doctorates and over 200 years of field experience in Muslim countries. 


June 30-July 3, 2014 

  • Engaging Islam
  • Discipleship Issues Among Believers from a Muslim Background

July 7-11, 2014

  • Church Planting in Muslim Contexts
  • Stepping Stones: Jesus from the Qur'an to the Bible 

Courses are offered in Springfield, Mo. One course can be taken each week (3 credits each).

417-268-1031 (ask to talk to Michelle about SIIS 2014)

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