Jason G. Duesing

Provost, Associate Professor of Historical Theology

Jason Duesing serves as the academic Provost and Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He came to MBTS after serving for more than a decade on the administrative leadership team and faculty at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. His various roles at SWBTS included assistant to the president, chief of staff in the office of the president, and most recently, vice president for strategic initiatives. Duesing also served as Southwestern Seminary’s acting provost during the 2011-12 academic year. In the classroom, he was assistant professor of Historical Theology. Duesing earned his Ph.D. in Historical Theology and Baptist Studies from Southwestern Seminary in 2008. He also holds a M.Div. from Southeastern Seminary and a B.A. in Speech Communications from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Duesing serves as a research fellow for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, on the board of directors for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, editor of the Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, academic editor of the Midwestern Journal of Theology, and general editor for For the Church resources. He is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and regular contributor to Baptist Press. Duesing is married to Kalee, and together they have four children: Gracyn, Ford, Lindsey, and George.

Local Church:

Antioch Bible Baptist Church, Gladstone, MO


  • Seven Summits in Church History

    Rainer Publishing, forthcoming
  • “An Humble Attempt”

    A Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, forthcoming)
  • “A Biblical View of the Nations”

    The Worldview Study Bible (B&H Academic, forthcoming)
  • “A Puritan’s Plea for the Simplicity of Preaching,”

    But We Preach Christ Crucified: Preachers on Preaching (For the Church, 2015)
  • “A Wrinkle on Catholicism: The Anglican Understanding of Church Government”

    Shepherding God’s Flock: Church Leadership in the New Testament and Beyond (Kregel, 2014) Learn More
  • “Standing Like a Steersman in a Storm: Courage to Act Like Men in a Culture that Says Otherwise”

    Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook, Vol. 4 (Thomas Nelson, 2014) Learn More
  • “A Plea for Ambitious Evangelicals”

    Union University Pulpit, (2013): 43-51.
  • Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of the Pioneer American Missionary

    B&H Academic, 2012 Learn More
  • Upon this Rock: The Baptist Understanding of the Church

    B&H Academic, 2010 Learn More
  • “The Reclamation of Theological Integrity”

    L. Russ Bush III and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989-1992 (Christian Higher Education, 9:3 (July 2010): 185-206)
  • Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches

    (Kregel, 2008) Learn More
  • First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

    (B&H Academic, 2007) Learn More