In this Issue
AGTS Graduation Events
Connect with the President
Academic News
Business News
Registrar's News
Financial Aid News
Library News
Faculty Writing
Faculty News
Connect with Us
on Social Media

Rapport Alumni Magazine
Audio/Video Resources and Podcasts
Prez Release
Commentary from
AGTS President
Byron D. Klaus 
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AGTS Graduation Events 2014
Golf Tournament 
  • Plan now for the annual AGTS Golf Tournament. 
  • Thursday, May 1, at 8:30 a.m. at Millwood Golf and Racquet Club in Ozark, Missouri
  • All proceeds go to student scholarships.
  • Special pricing for AGTS 2014 graduates, alumni, and students.
  • For details, contact Bryan Chambers in the Development Office or 417-268-1020.
  • Register online
  • See pictures from last year!  

Graduation Banquet

  • Thursday, May 1, 6:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres and dinner at 7:00 p.m.
  • All graduates and their guests, faculty, and staff are invited to attend this grand celebration.
  • Secure tickets by April 25 by contacting Sarah Clark, 417-268-1022 or
  • Location: White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine, Springfield, Missouri   

Doctoral Celebration

  • Friday, May 2, 12:30-3:15 p.m., in the William Seymour Chapel 
  • Event is open to the public.
  • For information regarding the D.Min. Symposium, contact Loralie Crabtree at 417-268-1043 or
  • For information regarding the Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture, contact Valerie Rance at 417-268-1068 or 

Graduation Rehearsal

  • Friday, May 2 at 4:00 p.m., at Central Assembly of God
  • All graduates must attend rehearsal.
  • For further information, contact Sarah Clark at 417-268-1022 or 

AGTS 41st Commencement Celebration

  • Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m.. at Central Assembly of God
  • Event is open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Meamber at 417-268-1010 or
  • Graduates must arrive by 8:45 a.m. for class photo.
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Connect with AGTS President Byron D. Klaus


May 28-29: Retirement celebration for Dr. Steve Land at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland, Tennessee


June 1-7: Lausanne Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil


June 23-24: Speaking at the AG Chaplaincy Conference and AG World Missions Missionary Renewal, Springfield, Missouri


June 25-27: Association of Theological Schools Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


August 7-10: AG Centennial Celebrations, Springfield, Missouri

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Academic News 


Attention Summer Graduates


Comprehensive Examination Dates:

  • Monday, June 2 - Summer Session I Graduates
  • Tuesday, July 8 - Summer Sessions II & III Graduates
  • Contact Janice Brueggemann, Faculty Administrative Assistant, for further details (268-1070).

Summer Syllabi

  • Officially approved summer syllabi can be found on the AGTS website.


  • AGTS will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
    • Memorial Day: Monday, May 26
    • Independence Day: Friday, July 4
    • Labor Day: Monday, September 1
Summer Institute of Islamic Studies  
June 30-July 3 (Monday through Thursday)



Engaging Islam
Dr. Mark Hausfeld    




Discipleship Issues Among Believers
from a Muslim Background

Dr. Roy Oksnevad 




July 7-11 (Monday through Friday)




Church Planting in Muslim Contexts
Dr. Dick Brogden 







Stepping Stones: Jesus from the Qur'an
to the Bible

Dr. Don McCurry






Contact Dr. Mark Hausfeld for more information (


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Business News

Deferred Payment Dates  

  • Deferred payments for the summer semester are May 5, June 15, and July 15.
  • Past due accounts are subject to a $25 per month "Late Payment Fee."

Financial Registration for Summer and Fall

  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the fall or summer terms, please do so through the Evangel University Student Portal and complete your "Financial Responsibility Agreement" (FRA).  Registration for these terms is not considered finalized until your FRA has been completed. 
  • 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 tuition charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships.)
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Registrar's News 


Summer Registration

  • You may register up to first day of class--May 5.
  • See the course offerings and register on the Student Portal.
  • See the AGTS Registrar's Forms for audits, drops/adds, and withdrawals. 
  • See the AGTS Catalog for Refund Policy for accelerated summer sessions. 

Spring and Summer Grades

Fall  Registration

  • Regular academic registration for current students lasts until
    June 6. 
  • You will be assessed a $50.00 late fee after June 6. (The fee will be charged only in cases where students have not entered their schedules for their advisors' approval.)
  • If you are not familiar with the portal registration, please keep in mind that it is a process that takes several days. Please see the portal instructions for more information.
  • You will receive an e-mail from Evangel University's Student Financial Services when you should log back onto the portal and complete the financial registration portion. A $50 late fee will only be assessed if you do not academically register (that is, complete the checklist steps through vehicle registration) until after June 6.


  • It is your responsibility to check your AGTS student e-mail account on a regular basis.
  • If you would like information on how to forward e-mail sent to your AGTS e-mail account to your personal e-mail account, please e-mail for instructions.

FERPA Notification

  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.
  • See the AGTS Student Handbook for guidelines.
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Financial Aid NewsBullock_Amanda 
  • Submit your FAFSA with the new school code of 002463 if interested in Federal Financial Aid for the Fall.  
  • If you have any questions regarding financial aid, contact Amanda Teel (417-268-1028).
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Library News 

Graduation Week
  • The Library will be open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and closed on Saturdays from April 26 through May 4.
  • Regular hours resume on Monday, May 5.  

Summer Library Hours 

  • Summer hours go into effect on Monday, May 5. 
    • Monday-Friday,  9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, Closed  
  • Exceptions to these hours will be posted in advance. 
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Faculty Writing


Dr. James Hernando   


Wrote a chapter, "Encounters in the Fourth Gospel: Inquiry into Johannine Christology," in But These are Written ... Essays on Johannine Literature in Honor of Professor Benny C. Aker (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014).  



Dr. David Bundrick
Co-edited, with Dr. Steve Badger, EU professor of chemistry, a book, Genesis and Genetics: Proceedings of the Faith and Science Conference, published by Gospel Publishing House, May 2014

Dr. Charlie Self 
August 2014: Is publishing a new Afterword in a revised edition of Gary B. McGee's book, People of the Spirit
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Faculty News 
Dr. David Bundrick

June 17-20: Will attend Acton University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

June 23-25: 
With Dr. Mike Tenneson, EU professor of biology, will present a paper at the Faith and Science Conference entitled, "Faith and Science Integration: Surveys and Findings." Serves on the steering committee for this conference convening at Evangel University. 

June 25-27: Will attend the Association of Theological Schools Biennial Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania

Dr. DeLonn Rance  

May 12-16: Will teach Pentecostal Theology of Leadership Development at CINCEL, San Jose, Costa Rica

May 28-June 9:  Will direct the Institute of Islamic Studies for Latin America, San Salvador, El Salvador

June 19-22: Will attend the Annual Conference of the American Society of Missiology, Minneapolis, Minnesota



 Dr. James Hernando
May 4: Will preach for Pastor Dan Stanley, Methune, Maryland 
May 17: Will preach for Pastor Paul Valerius, Newark, New Jersey



Dr. Charlie Self 

April 24-25: Spoke at the Kern Family Foundation at Asbury Seminary, Lexington, Kentucky 

May 4: Will Preach at Valley Christian Center, Dublin, California

June 17-21: Will be the plenary and workshop speaker at the Acton University event, Grand Rapids, Michigan


August 5-10: Will do a booth presentation of Discipleship Dynamics assessment at the Centennial Celebration of the Assemblies of God, Springfield, Missouri


Dr. Roger Cotton




June 23-25: Will attend the Faith and Science Conference, Springfield, Missouri





Dr. Mark Hausfeld

HausfeldMay 6-9: Attending Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) Missiological Committee meetings, Los Angeles, California


June 18: Teaching on the "Insider Movement" for AGWM Missionary Training, Springfield, Missouri


June 19: Teaching on "Spiritual Warfare" for AGWM Missionary Training, Springfield, Missouri


June 30-July 3: Teaching "Engaging Islam" for the Summer Institute for Islamic Studies at AGTS, Springfield, Missouri

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