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, 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


  • "A Denomination Always for the Church: Ecclesiological Distinctives and a Basis for Confessional Cooperation"

    in Jason K. Allen, ed., The Southern Baptist Convention in the 21st Century (B&H Academic, 2016). Learn More
  • "The Gospel & Same-Sex Marriage"

    in Gospel for Life: Same-Sex Marriage. B&H Academic, 2016.Learn More
  • Henry Jessey: Puritan Chaplain, Independent and Baptist Pastor, Millenarian Politician and Prophet

    Borderstone Press, 2016.Learn More
  • First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty

    Revised edition. B&H Academic, 2016.Learn More
  • Seven Summits in Church History

    Rainer Publishing, 2016.Learn More
  • “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
  • Counted Worthy: the Life and Work of Henry Jessey

    Borderstone Press, 2012Learn More
  • Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of the Pioneer American Missionary

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

    B&H Academic, 2010Learn More
  • Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches

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

    (B&H Academic, 2007)Learn More