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Graduation Activities
  • Golf Tournament - Thursday, May 5, 8:30 a.m. at Rivercut Golf Course. 
    • Special price for AGTS 2016 graduates:  $50 
    • Contact Bryan Chambers, 417-268-1020, to register. 
  • Graduation Banquet - Thursday, May 5,
    6:30 p.m. - reception; 7:30 p.m. - dinner at the White River Conference Center. Tickets required.
  • Doctor of Ministry Symposium  -  Friday, May 6 at 12:30 p.m. in the Seymour Chapel
  • Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture - Friday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Seymour Chapel
  • Graduation Rehearsal - Friday, May 6 at 4 p.m. for all graduates at Spence Chapel
  • Graduation - Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at Spence Chapel at Evangel University

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Academic News

2016 Summer Institute of Islamic Studies
July 5-9 (Tuesday through Saturday):
  • Engaging Islam with Dr. Sobhi Malek (8 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
  • Christologies of Christian and Islamic Theology with Dr. Don McCurry (1:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 
July 11-15 (Monday through Friday)
  • Folk Islam and Power Encounter with Dr. Don McCurry
    (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
  • Women in Islam with Donna Krstulovich (1 - 5 p.m.)
  • Church Planting in the Muslim Context with Dr. Dick Brogden (1 - 5 p.m.)
  • Contact Christine Battaglia (417-268-1070) for more information. 
Free Coaching for Writing
  • Make an appointment at The Write Place at Evangel University
    • The 2016 Spring Semester appointment schedule may be viewed in Course Commons/The Write Place (appointments can be scheduled online)
    • Phone 865-2815, ext 8545 or email: Emails will usually be answered within 24 hours. 
Attention Summer Graduates

Comprehensive Examinations Dates:
  • Monday, May 30 - Summer Session I Graduates
  • Tuesday, July 5 - Summer Session II Graduates
  • Contact Christine Battaglia, Faculty Administrative Assistant, for further details (417-268-1070)
Summer Syllabi
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Registrar's News

Summer/Fall Registration 
  • Fall registration should be entered on the Student Portal between now and June 10. 
  • Financial registration opens on the student portal starting August 1. 
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar, Connie Cross, 417-268-1026. 
  • Reminder: You must register for classes on the student portal. However, drops, adds, withdrawals, audits, and directed research courses must be requested using the correct paper form found on the AGTS website on the Registrar's Office Forms page or in the wall display outside the Enrollment Management offices.  
  • Spring grades may be viewed through the Student Portal beginning May 12.
Leaving Springfield this Summer? 
  • AGTS needs your current address, telephone number,
    and personal email address for our records.
  • Please update your contact information on the Student Portal.
  • Be sure to check your AGTS email account regularly to ensure that you are receiving all notifications from AGTS faculty and staff. 
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Financial News 

Summer Financial Registration
  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the Summer 2016 term, please log into the Evangel University Student Portal and complete your "Financial Responsibility Agreement" (FRA). 
  • Registration is not considered finalized until your FRA has been completed. 
  • If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne Marsh, 417-865-2815 x7332 or
Tuition Rebate
  • Accounts paid in full on or before the first day of the semester (May 9) are eligible for a 1% rebate on net tuition. ("Net tuition" is the tuition charged less tuition discount and institutional scholarships.)
AGTS Financial Aid Representative
  • For questions regarding Financial Aid, please contact  Bryan Hawk, 417-865-2815, ext. 7512. 
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Refer a Student 
  • Do you know someone interested in attending AGTS?
  • Use this  online form or connect with Christina Ketchem, AGTS Enrollment Representative, 417-865-2815, ext. 7671.
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Library News


End of Spring Semester


The Library will operate according to the following schedule beginning Monday, May 9:


Monday-Friday.................................9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Saturday........................................10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


  • Check the website and public notices for any exceptions to these summer, holiday, weekend hours. 
  • Be sure to check the website for current hours if you plan to study in the library in late July or August.    
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Faculty News

Dr. Deborah Gill
May 21-22: Will be attending the International Conference on Spirituality, featuring the life of "Matta el Meskin (Matthew the Poor): A Contemporary Desert Father" at Monasterio de Bose (the ecumenical monastery in Bose, Italy). This monk was an instrument of God in sparking spiritual renewal within the contemporary Coptic Church and was one of the foci of Gill's sabbatical research last year called "Spiritual Adventuring: Journeying Deeper into the Presence and Power of God." Several of the experts from around the world, whom Gill interviewed during her sabbatical, are presenting at this conference. 

Dr. Johan Mostert
MostertWill be traveling to South Africa and Malawi at the end of May for a four week visit; teaching an MA class in Community Psychology in Lilongwe, Malawi and consulting with churches and NGOs in South Africa on community development and discipleship

Dr. Roger Cotton
May 16-27: Teaching two-week course on Leviticus at Bible College of Malaysia in Kuala Lampur; also preaching in a church there   

Dr. DeLonn Rance
May 9-13: Teaching Pentecostal Theology of Leadership Development at Cincel, San Jose, Costa Rica

May 25-29: Direct the Institute of Islamic Studies, San Salvador, El Salvador

May 30 - June 6: Meet with World Assemblies of God Missions Commission, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Charlie Self
April 30 - May 2: Speaking for Calvary Christian Assembly in Seattle, WA (Pastor Steve Pecota)

May 27-28: Co-teaching with Kathleen Self, Marriage Enrichment: "The Power of Words: Weaving a Life of Wholeness" at Sunnyvale International Church AG (Pastor Jorge Marsal) 

Dr. Randy Walls
May 19: Speaking for the Kansas City area chapter of The Church Network (formerly NACBA). 

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