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CFTROU 0075: Training a New Generation of Leaders

Join us on the show as we talk with Dr. Jason Allen who is the president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Allen speaks with us about his passion for biblical truth and his commitment to training the next generation of pastoral leaders. Under his leadership, the vision of Midwestern Seminary is to focus on building up the local church. Dr. Allen also discusses the advantages of attending seminary on campus, and how this is a great time for leaders to pour into the lives of students in an immersive environment.

Key Points:

  • How Dr. Allen was called to ministry and his involvement in theological education.
  • How theological education and pastoral training intersect.
  • What it means to be “For the Church.” 
  • How Midwestern has become a resource for pastors and churches. 
  • The benefits of residential seminary education and being on campus. 

Any entity, Christian or non-Christian, needs to have a reason for existence. For me to give my life to this, I wanted to be able to answer the question to anyone who would ask, “Why are we here?” Click To TweetI have watched from a different part of the country as @jasonkeithallen has made @mbts a resource for churches and pastors. Click To TweetThere’s a general principle that is this: the closer you are to our campus, the more we can invest in you as a student. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southern Baptist Convention

Dr. Jason K. Allen

Dr. Allen’s email

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee Bennett on Twitter

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