In this Issue
Christmas Banquet
Cookie Day
Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?
Academic News
Registrar's News
Business News
Financial Aid News
Library News
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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SAC Annual Christmas Banquet 
  • Saturday, December 6Christmas bulds at 6:00 p.m. in the Crusader Dining Hall 

  • All students, faculty, and staff, along with their families, are invited to join the festivities.

  • Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 26.

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Annual Cookie Day
  • Wednesday, December 10--all day in the Great Hall

  • The AGTS Community is invited to celebrate the end of the semester with Christmas goodies. 

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Where in the World is Dr. Klaus? 


Klaus service

December 15:  Speaking at the Springfield Pentecostal Catholic 

Dialog on the topic of Pentecostals and Catholics in Latin America, Springfield, Missouri 

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Academic News 


Military Chaplaincy
  • Individuals interested in military chaplaincy should enroll in this spring course: PTH 540 Military Chaplaincy
    • Wednesdays,
      2:00-4:45 p.m.
    • Taught by Chaplain Scott McChrystal

M.A. in Intercultural Ministries Fall Graduates

  • Portfolios due: December 12

ExamsFinal Exam Week 

  • Monday-Friday, December 8-12

Special Opportunity!

  • PTH/MCS Field Education Research Project. 
  • Needed for graduation for MDIV, MACM, and MAIM students. 
  • Taught by Dr. Randy Walls and a faculty team. 
Christmas and New Year's Holiday



December 24 - January 4

AGTS closed/no classes 

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Registrar's News


New Incomplete Grade Policy

  • Students who wish to request an
    incomplete grade for a class must now use the Incomplete Grade Request Form 
    on the AGTS website.
  • The top of the form must be completed and signed by the student and returned to the instructor no later than the last day of class, December 12.
Spring 2015 Registration
  • Plan to register for Spring 2015 classes before December 12.   

Free Audit for Spouses

Graduation Application Deadlines  

  • Complete and submit the 
    2014-15 graduation Graduation service application to the AGTS Registrar's Office by January 30 if you are planning to graduate in the spring or summer 2015 semester.
  • Students graduating this spring (and those approved to graduate next summer) will all participate in the May 2015 Commencement Service.

New Fillable PDF Forms for Your Convenience

  • Online Registrar's Office forms are now fillable PDF forms. 
  • Rather than print and complete, you can type in the form. 
  • You may be able to sign them electronically if you are able to set up a digital signature. 
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Business News

Student Accounts 

  • Please make sure your student account is paid in full by the end of Fall 2014 term. Students whose accounts are not paid in full cannot complete registration for future semesters.
  • Past due accounts are subject to a $25 per month "Late Payment Fee."
  • To remit a credit/debit card payment via phone or for questions regarding your student account, please contact the AGTS Business Office at (417) 268-1039 or (417) 268-1035.
Financial Registration
  • Financial registration for the Spring 2015 semester will be accessible on the EU Student Portal on Friday, December 5 .
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Financial Aid

Spring Financial Registration opens the first week of December. The last day to receive the 1% discount when paying in full is December 23.


Offices will be closed December 24 through January 4 for the Christmas holiday so plan ahead. 


The AGTS Financial Aid Office is located in the EU Riggs Building, 1st floor. Feel free to come by anytime, or contact Amanda Teel at 417-865-2815, ext. 7512 

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Library News

Modified AGTS Library Hours for End of Fall Semester

  • Mon., Dec. 1 - Thurs., Dec. 11:
    9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Regular hours resume Friday, December 12 

Library Closed for Holidays

  • The Library will be closed from December 20 - January 4.
  • Regular hours resume on Monday, January 5.

New Books at the AGTS Library

  • Did you know we are still adding new books from the CBC library to continue to support academic excellence for the AGTS family? 
  • Stop by and peruse the new books section, including these two exciting additions:  


Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy 

by Eric Metaxas 



Kingdom Conspiracy

by Scot Knight



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Faculty News and Publications

Dr. DeLonn Rance
  • November 7-17: Preached the National Mission Tour and Convention of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the West Indies, Trinidad
  • November 17-23: Attended the Pentecostal European Mission's annual meeting and the Pentecostal World Fellowship's Mission Commission meeting, Warsaw, Poland


Dr. Jim Hernando

  • December 15: Will lead devotions at the Springfield Pentecostal-Catholic Dialog
  • Published an article, "Spiritual Blindness," in the Pentecostal Evangel, October 12, 2014