Winter 2020 Classes

Winter 2020-21 Term

Maximize your winter break with a wide-range of course offerings for both residential and online students in undergraduate and masters programs, including new 4-week online offerings and one-week on-campus intensives (students can join in person or via virtual delivery).

Winter Term (Dec. 14-Jan. 8) consists of a four-week online term and two one-week on-campus intensives (in person or virtual delivery) that meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and have additional course work due in the weeks after the class meets on campus.

One-week Intensives:

Introduction to Hermeneutics – Dec. 14-18
Graduate and Undergraduate credit, taught by Camden Pulliam

Religion and the American Founding – Jan. 4-8
Graduate and Undergraduate credit, taught by Thomas S. Kidd

  • ​This an elective course under Special Topics in Church History
  • This will also meet the requirements for the new BA, History course: Church and State
Four-week Online Term:

Graduate: Introduction to Hermeneutics, Church Administration, New Testament I, Baptist History, Theology I, and Christian Ethics.

Undergraduate: Introduction to Hermeneutics, Church Administration, New Testament I, The Church, Christian Doctrine I, and Introduction to Ethics.

Maximize your studies with the winter course advantage as you work toward graduating sooner.

Registration is for Winter courses is now open.

Winter 2020


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WI-20 Registration Deadlines
On-Campus Dec. 7
(or 1 week prior to the start of the class)
Online Term Dec. 7

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Fall 2020 Classes

You’re continuing with your calling; we’re continuing with our mission for the Church.

The Church has prevailed for over 2000 years. The Church has survived plagues, persecution, and global pandemics.

And she will not stop now.

Spring Term B begins March 9

In addition to assembling an incredible selection of courses to equip you and help you progress toward the completion of your degree, I wanted to take a minute to highlight some unique opportunities available to you.

Course Highlights
Spring B-Undergrad

  • Basic Communications
  • World Geography
  • American History
  • OT II
  • NT II
  • Christian Doctrine II
  • Non-profit Leadership
  • and much more

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Spring B-Grad

  • OT I & II
  • NT I & II
  • Intro to Hermeneutics
  • Intro to Apologetics
  • Church Admin
  • Baptist History
  • Principles of Leadership
  • and much more

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DeRouchie offers Biblical Theology course

Our new research professor of Old Testament and Biblical Theology, Dr. Jason DeRouchie, will offer his first course as an on-campus course in Biblical Theology for graduate and undergraduate students. For graduate students, this class serves as either an elective for graduate students or can serve as a substitution for BS2400 Intro to Hermeneutics. To learn more about Dr. DeRouchie and his ministry of scholarship and teaching, read here

President Allen and Jared Wilson offer the Together for the Gospel Course

Whether you live in Kansas City or some other part of the United States, if you plan to attend the biannual Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, KY April 14-16, 2020, you can receive credit by enrolling in a special course taught by our president, Dr. Jason K. Allen, and professor & author in residence, Jared C. Wilson called “The Pastor and the Gospel.” For graduate students: this course will count as the required Leadership Practicum course, or, if you have already taken that course, you can take the Personal Leadership Practicum course as an elective. For undergraduate students, you can take it as the Personal Leadership Practicum course as an elective.

Evangelism & Missions Trips

For all students, local to Kansas City or residing some distance away from campus, there are two opportunities to receive credit for participation in Evangelism and Missions Trips this Spring for both graduate and undergraduate students.

New Orleans Trip | February 20-23, 2020

Join Dr. Tom Johnston in New Orleans, LA, for evangelism outreach during Mardi Gras. Graduate students can earn credit for the Evangelism Practicum course and undergraduate students the Personal Evangelism and Discipleship Course.

South Asia Trip | March 6-16, 2020

Join Dr. Robin Hadaway in South Asia, for evangelism outreach and working with local missionaries in this needy city. Earn up to 6hrs credit: Graduate students: Missions Practicum and/or Evangelism & Discipleship. Undergraduate students: Missions Practicum and/or Personal Evangelism & Discipleship. For more information, read here

The Lord has promised to sustain his Church and often does so through a line of forgettable yet faithful ministers of the gospel committed to the everyday work of shepherding.

We will continue with our mission of training leaders for the church because we know you will continue pursuing and fulfilling your call to faithful gospel work.

Press on with serious ministry training for your significant ministry calling

Fall classes are on in KC and beyond.

Enroll today.

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How to Enroll for Classes

Log In:

Log into the Student Portal using the same Username and Password you use to log into Canvas. If you don’t know what your Username and Password are, contact the MBTS Helpdesk at or 816-414-3763.

Check the Term:

Make sure that the correct term is displayed

Click on Registration

See menu on left side of screen.

Show Filter:

Click the tab that says, Show Filter. This opens up some additional dialog boxes.

Choose the Correct Campus

Underneath the title, Course Access Campus, you’ll see 3 different boxes you can check:

If you want to enroll in a course that’s meeting on the Main campus in Kansas City, check “MAIN.”

If you want to enroll in an ONLINE course, check “ONLINE.”

Type the Course Number:

Underneath the title, Course ID Filter you’ll see 4 dialog boxes. In the one entitled, Course # type the number of one of the courses you want to take this fall.

Undergraduate courses have 3 digits in the course number, like this: BS115 or HT411. (Sometimes undergraduate courses have a “U-” in front of the course numbers, like this: U-HT411. This helps designate them as undergraduate courses.)

Graduate (Master’s level) courses have 4 digits in the course number, like this:
BS2101 or HT3100.

In the Course # box, type only the numerals for the course number you want to enroll in. Leave off the letter prefixes.

Apply Filter:

Scroll down and click on “Apply Filter.” The course you want will display below.

There may be more than one “Section” of the course you want. Make sure you choose the section that will fit with the rest of your schedule.

Use That Filter:

Also, if you want to take an ONLINE course, make sure you’re no signing up for an ON-CAMPUS course, and vice-versa.

Check the “Credit” Box

To enroll in the class you see listed, check the box beside the word “Credit.”

When you click in this box, that will place the course in your “Shopping Cart” until you finish choosing all your courses.


If you want to enroll in another course, repeat Steps 4-8 above.

Process Registration:

When you’re finished selecting all your courses, click on “Process Registration” at the bottom right of the screen. The courses you just
enrolled in will be displayed.

If you want to, you can click on “Go to Ledger” to continue to the “My Ledger” page, where you can review your charges and make payment.