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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Summer 2020 Classes

Are you ready for Summer classes?

We’re offering more courses this summer to keep your education in motion. Summer classes at Midwestern Seminary & Spurgeon College are a great way to finish quicker and get on the field faster. Maximize your summer; advance your training.

Flexible Formats

Summer Intensives (Virtual Delivery – Live via video conference)

One week intensives meet for set times each day for live video instruction and have additional course work due in the weeks after the class meets on campus. Starting May 4 – August 13

Course highlights

May 4-7: Principles of Preaching/Sermon Preparation with Dr. Jason Allen
[Graduate / Undergraduate]

May 18-22: Theology I with Dr. Owen Strachan
[Graduate / Undergraduate]

May 26-29: Church History I with Drs. John Mark Yeats & Michael McMullen
[Graduate / Undergraduate]

Jun 1-4: Baptist History/The Church with Dr. Jason G. Duesing
[Graduate / Undergraduate]

Old Testament I with Dr. Jason DeRouchie
Jun 8-12
[Graduate / Undergraduate]

And many others.

Summer Terms Online

These online terms consist of three separate eight-week terms, plus two additional four-week terms throughout the summer for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies. We offer nearly every core course at the Graduate level during the Summer:

Online A Term

May 4-June 25

  • Old Testament I
  • New Testament I
  • Introduction to Hermeneutics
  • History of Christianity I
  • Baptist History
  • Theology I
  • Evangelism & Discipleship
  • Missiology
  • Preaching I


  • English Comp I
  • American History
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • The Church
  • Sermon Preparation
Online A Term (con’t)

May 4-August 13

  • Elementary Hebrew I
  • Elementary Hebrew II
  • Elementary Greek I
  • Elementary Greek II
Online D Term

June 1-July 23

  • Introduction to Hermeneutics
  • Evangelism & Discipleship
  • Missiology
Online B Term

June 22-Aug 13

  • Old Testament II
  • New Testament II
  • Church Administration
  • History of Christianity II
  • Theology II
  • Introduction to Apologetics
  • Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
  • Preaching II
  • Leadership Practicum


  • Introduction to Business & Finance
  • World Geography
  • Survey of World Literature
  • Introduction to Hermeneutics
  • Christian Doctrine II
  • Sermon Delivery
May Term

May 18-June 12

  • Christian Ethics
  • Theology I
July Term

July 6-31

  • Church Administration
  • New Testament II

Summer 2020


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SU-20 Registration Deadlines
Intensives (Virtual Delivery) May 4
Online Term A May 4
May Term (new) May 11
Online Term D June 1
Online Term B June 22
July Term (new) June 29



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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 helpdesk@mbts.edu 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.