Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

An affordable seminary offering fully-accredited online and on-campus master and doctoral degrees.

Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (MABTS) emphasizes the inerrancy of the Scriptures, personal evangelism as a way of life, and dedication to missions. We provide theological education for those called into ministry, missions, and education. For more information, please go to www.mabts.edu, where you may find the degrees we offer for undergraduates and graduates.

Operating as usual

02/15/2024

Have you got your tickets for the Mid-America Passion Play (March 21–24)? Enjoy this musical retelling of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Get your tickets now at midamericapassionplay.org

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THIS WEEK IN CHAPEL: Dr. Scott Colter, Director of Strategic Initiatives; Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Mid-America. Watch live this Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at mabts.edu/live

02/12/2024

It's been five years since the passing of our founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison, but his legacy lives on.

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Mid-America faculty go beyond teaching our students; they invest in them. With open-door policies, quality classroom instruction, and a shared cafeteria, our faculty are accessible and eager to help students fulfill their mission.

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Have you been over to our website recently? If not, it's the place for news, events (like Preview Day, April 11!), practical content, and digging deep into what sets Mid-America apart. Check it out at mabts.edu

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Classes are in full swing on-campus, and the semester is off to an AWESOME start!

02/07/2024

As Christians, we are to care for those in need. Hear this encouraging word from Dr. Randy Redd in Chapel this past Thursday as he preaches from the book of James.

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THIS WEEK IN CHAPEL: Dr. Mitch Martin, Executive Director, Mid-South Baptist Association. Watch live this Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at mabts.edu/live

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Evangelism is one of the most essential disciplines for ministers to practice and achieve proficiency. The importance of evangelism and discipleship is why these disciplines are integrated into every Mid-America education through the Witness One:Seven and GO! programs. Learn more at mabts.edu/academics/witness-one-seven/

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Mid-America Passion Play returns March 21, and tickets are on sale now! Enjoy this musical retelling of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Get your tickets before they're sold out at midamericapassionplay.org

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THIS WEEK IN CHAPEL: Dr. Randy Redd, Vice President for Finance and Operations/Institutional Advancement; Professor of Business Administration and Management at Mid-America. Watch live this Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at mabts.edu/live

01/29/2024

Show compassion like Jesus. Hear from Dr. John Babler on the importance of showing compassion like Jesus did in the Gospel of Matthew.

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Have you caught up on the latest happenings at Mid-America? Check out the latest Mid-America Messenger for news, stories, reports, and more! Read now: mabts.edu/messenger

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Mid-America Passion Play tickets go on sale February 1! Enjoy this musical retelling of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Get your tickets now at midamericapassionplay.org

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Is God calling you to pastoral ministry? Our focused programs, from MDIV to PhD, provide you with the knowledge and leadership skills to serve the church effectively. Begin your journey at mabts.edu/academics/pastoral-ministries-programs/

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THIS WEEK IN CHAPEL: Dr. John Babler, Chairman of the Biblical Counseling Department; Professor of Biblical Counseling at Mid-America. Watch live this Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at mabts.edu/live

01/22/2024
Sermons Preached: The Oft Overlooked Part of Mid-America’s Practical Missions Report | MABTS 01/19/2024

"For the local church, ministry trust is built because local churches and ministries are confident of the foundation in God’s Word that Mid-America students are receiving in the classroom." Read more: mabts.edu/2024/01/18/sermons-preached-the-oft-overlooked-part-of-mid-americas-practical-missions-report/

Sermons Preached: The Oft Overlooked Part of Mid-America’s Practical Missions Report | MABTS Mid-America has always held the conviction that students must not delay putting into practice what is being taught in the classroom until after graduation. ...

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Mid-America Student Housing is one of the best parts of the Mid-America experience. With a clubhouse, playground, and walkable distance to campus amenities, it is a convenient and safe location for students to live during their time at Mid-America. Spacious rooms, walk-in closets, patio, storage, in-unit laundry make students feel at home right away. Learn more at mabts.edu/student-life/housing/

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It's the start of the semester... but there's snow! All residential classes have been moved online today and Wednesday, January 17. We look forward to seeing our students on campus!

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Today, we remember Martin Luther King Jr. He fought tirelessly for civil rights and equality for all, leaving a lasting impact on our city and our nation.

Our offices will be closed today.

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It's a cold day on campus! We can't wait for the new semester to begin next week!

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"I believe that a call to preach is a call to prepare. If God has laid His hand upon you, His hand upon your mind, body, and your spirit, then you should give yourself completely to Him." —Dr. B. Gray Allison, Founder of Mid-America

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For more than 50 years, Mid-America has been lighting the way by equipping biblical leaders to take the Gospel to all the world for Jesus’ sake. Learn more about what makes Mid-America different at mabts.edu/about

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Every generation needs expository, biblical preachers. Read about all the ways Mid-America is championing them in the latest edition of the Messenger. Read online now at mabts.edu/messenger.

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Prepare yourself to impact future generations with the Gospel. By continuing your education with a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from Mid-America, you will be equipped to serve in ministry in the church, the mission field, or in education. Learn more about the program at mabts.edu/academics/masters-programs/master-of-arts-in-christian-ministries

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Whether you are looking for a textbook, study materials, or Mid-America merch, the Campus Bookstore has what you need. Stop by to check out new materials, and grab a snack while you're there!

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Earn a certificate in Biblical Counseling in just four weekends. Beginning January 19, participate in an intensive workshop including 26 sessions taught live by biblical counseling expert Dr. John Babler, all condensed into four weekends on our campus (or livestream!). Learn more and register at mabts.edu/cbtb

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Subscribe to our free e-newsletter and read inspiring stories, helpful articles, and find out more about what's going on at Mid-America. Join our mailing list here: mabts.edu/about/social-media/

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Our Story

Looking for an affordable online Christian college? Feel called to ministry and want an affordable online seminary degree? Maybe you want to study at our award-winning campus located in Memphis, TN. Whatever option you decide, we’re here for you.

Mid-America has been preparing men and women to discern and live God’s plan for their lives for nearly half a century. Built on the foundations of Scripture, academic excellence, missions, and evangelism, it’s no surprise 90% of our graduates are still active in ministry. Click the “learn more” button today.

Videos (show all)

We live in a crazy world where nobody seems to know what's right or wrong. Hear from Dr. Mitch Martin out of 2 Timothy o...
It's been five years since the passing of our founder, Dr. B. Gray Allison, but his legacy lives on.
As Christians, we are to care for those in need. Hear this encouraging word from Dr. Randy Redd in Chapel this past Thur...
Chapel Highlight | Dr. John Babler
MISSIONS WEEK RECAP: Hear from Steve Turner, Director of Campus Mobilization for NAMB, with a reminder of the importance...
Sometimes we forget to put God first within our family. Hear this timely reminder from Dr. Steve Miller on exhibiting Go...
We live in a world that often affirms sin. Hear this great reminder from Pastor Leon Jones from Dwelling Place Church ab...
The Great Comforter. Hear from Dr. Brad Thompson as he preached on the Beatitudes this past Thursday in Chapel.
Chapel Highlight | Dr. Mikey Mewborn
Founders' Days Highlight | Dr. H.B. Charles Jr.
A message from Dr. Spradlin. You don't want to miss the incredible week we have ahead of us!
You don't want to miss out on this incredible week of preaching, insight, worship, and more!

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Memphis, TN
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Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
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