Dr. Ronni Kurtz serves as assistant professor of Christian Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College. He completed his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at Midwestern Seminary where he also earned a Th.M. in Pedagogy as well as a M.Div. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Southwest Baptist University.
Dr. Kurtz’s research interests include theology proper—especially the doctrine of God, trinitarianism, Christology, and soteriology. His dissertation sought to examine the soteriological significance of a classic articulation of divine immutability. Moreover, Dr. Kurtz enjoys bringing academic theology and local church ministry together.
Dr. Kurtz is the author of two forthcoming books, No Shadow of Turning: Divine Immutability and the Economy of Redemption (Christian Focus Publishers) and Fruitful Theology: How the Life of the Mind can lead to the Fruit of the Soul (B&H Publishers).
Outside of academic responsibilities, Dr. Kurtz also oversees marketing for Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College as the assistant director of Marketing and serves as the Managing Editor of For the Church (FTC.co). Furthermore, he currently serves the institution as the chief editor of the Midwestern Magazine.
Since 2014, Dr. Kurtz has served as the pastor of Teaching and Equipping at Emmaus Church in Kansas City, Mo. He is married to Kristen, and they have one child—Finley Jane.