KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated its 56th commencement exercises on Dec. 12. The event was highlighted by seminary president Jason Allen’s keynote address and the honoring of longtime faculty member Jim Anderson.
Speaking to 59 graduates, their families and friends, Allen opened the service with a Gospel presentation, and then added, “It is our prayer and ambition that this service would so bear witness to our Lord Jesus Christ that you would be stirred in your interest to become a follower of Christ. All that we do here, and all that you will see in this hour, is rooted in our unshakable belief in the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
“For the Seminary itself,” Allen noted, “it is a day of joyful sobriety and hopeful seriousness as we send forth graduates in the name of Christ to serve his cause, advance his kingdom, strengthen his church, and bring glory to his name.” Continue reading →