and Information for the AGTS Community
Volume XXVIII, Number 5
Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?
- May 6—Commencement speaker at Valley
Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
- May 8—Speaking
at Bethany AG, Agawam, Massachusetts
- May 9-10—Speaking
at Southern New England District Council
- May 11-12—Chapel
Speaker at U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
Congratulations, Dr. Gary McGee!
- Dr. McGee’s book, Introducing World Missions,
has been selected as a finalist for the ECPA Gold Medallion award
in the Missions/Evangelism category.
Faculty Guests—Summer 2005
- Dr. Murray Dempster
- (Ph.D. in Social Ethics,
Univ. of Southern California) is the president of Vanguard University
in Costa Mesa, California
- He is the co-author of Salt and Light: Evangelical
Political Thought in Modern America.
- His most recent co-edited anthology, The
Globalization of Pentecostalism: A Religion Made to Travel ,
was selected by the International Bulletin of Missionary
Research as one of the most significant books on
church mission in 1999.
- He will be teaching the course, “The Church
and Contemporary Moral Issues,” June 27-July 1.
- (PH.D., Hebrew Union College) is
a professor of Biblical studies at Evangel University
- Having lived in Israel for several years, his
abilities in both biblical and modern Hebrew
are outstanding, and he is widely recognized as one of
the premier Hebrew teachers in the Assemblies of God.
year Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion awarded
him the Founders Medallion in appreciation for meritorious service
to the school as president of the alumni council and as a member
of its Board of Governors. He
was the first Gentile to ever serve in that capacity.
will be teaching “Hebrew 1A” and “IB” this
summer at AGTS.
- Rev. Harry Morin
- (M.A.C.M., AGTS) was a missionary
for 15 years in Bangladesh and 5 years in the Philippines
before his current ministry at the Center of Ministry to
Muslims in 1995
- He applies his extensive experience
in Muslim contexts to preparing Christian ministers in more
than a dozen countries on five continents.
- Given the
current world crisis in the relationship between Muslims
and non-Muslims, students should strongly consider taking
Morin’s course, “Introductions to Islam,” this
Attention Summer Graduates
- Dates for comprehensive exams/deadlines for analytical
- Summer Session I–June 6
- Summer Session II and Post Session–July 5
- Contact Norma Simmons for further
- Summer syllabi can be found on the AGTS website
- The library has hard copies available upon request.
- Paper copies of syllabi will not be distributed in class.
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You’ve Got Mail!
- Check your email account periodically for special
announcements, registration updates, etc.
- If your email address changes, contact the registrar.
Summer Registration Still Open
- It is not too late to consider taking a summer
- Contact the Records Office:
- First summer session–May 2
- Second summer session–May 31
- Post summer session–June 27
Financial Aid News
Late Summer Financial Aid
- If you missed the deadline for summer federal
financial aid, you may still be eligible for a late loan.
- Students applying late need to make regular deferred
payments through the Business Office via personal funds,
credit card, or a short-term loan from an outside lender until
the late loan funds arrive.
- For more information, contact Debbie Bourland.
Final Deadline: Fall Stafford & Perkins
- July 15 is the final deadline for all financial
aid forms to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office and
the FAFSA 2005-06 to be finalized by the Central Processor.
- To complete the 2005-06 FAFSA, go to the www.agts.edu Financial Aid page or www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- Submit your FAFSA electronically and turn your paper forms
into the Financial Aid Office to meet the deadline.
Business Office News
Jeff Dornbusinessoffice@agts.edu or
Deferred Payment Dates
- Deferred payment dates for the summer semester
are May 2, June 15 and July 15.
- Past due accounts are subject to a $25 per month late fee.
Full Cash Payment Discount
- If you pay off the summer balance of your account
in full on or before May 3, the Business Office will post
a 1% tuition rebate to your account for the summer semester.
- To be eligible for this rebate, however, your
entire summer balance must be paid in full no later than
May 3, regardless of the session(s) in which you are enrolled.
- The 1% is calculated on the net tuition fee, which is the total
tuition charge less institutional aid and other institutional
discounts and is available only to regular, masters-level
students in the resident program.
Jennifer Nieto—email@example.com or
- The Enrollment Office would like to thank all
the staff and volunteers for their hard work to make Seminary
Day a great success.
- We received 31 applications and had a lot of positive
- Dr. Roger Cotton
- Presented his paper, “Prescribing Old Testament
Law: A Proposal,” at the annual meeting of the central
states region of the Society of Biblical Literature in St. Louis
on April 3.
- Dr. Stephen Lim
- February 22—Spoke at Global University to thesis
coordinators from different parts of the world on the subject, “Coordinating
- March 29—Presented a one-day workshop on “Discipleship” at
the General Council’s Division of Christian Education
and the Commission for Discipleship
- March 31—Was the key speaker for the Annual
Ministers’ Retreat of the National Chinese Fellowship
in Dallas, Texas
- Dr. Johan Mostert
- Spoke at the Wheaton College Student Global AIDS
Campaign Conference, February 18-19
- He delivered a paper, “ABC Method of AIDS Prevention” at
a workshop, and a second paper in the Conference Plenary session, “A
Strategy for the Church to Combat HIV/AIDS.”
- In February, Mostert reported on his consultations
to Kerus Global, who is preparing the youth curriculum for
Purse African AIDS Strategy. He
spent another 10 days consulting with Kerus Global in March.
The final product has now gone to Samaritan’s Purse for
- Dr. Lori O’Dea
- Spoke at a women’s event in Decatur, Illinois,
and was the speaker at a women’s retreat in Hanover
Park, Illinois, during the month of March.
- March 30—presented a one-day workshop on mentoring
and small groups for the General Council’s Division
of Christian Education and the Commission for Discipleship.
- Dr. James Hernando
- “Dealing with Conflict and Criticism: Lessons
from the Apostle Paul,” Enrichment , Spring
- “The Yoke of Jesus,” PentecostalEvangel ,
March 20, 2005
- “John the Baptist and the Prophetic Spirit
of Pentecost,” Pneuma Review ,
Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 2005
- Dr. Warren Newberry
- “Contextualizing Indigenous Church Principles: An
African Model.” Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies, 8:1
- Book Review: Philip Jenkins, The Next
Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2002), in Encounter: Journal
for Pentecostal Ministry , Vol. 1, No. 2, (2004) AGTS
- Dr. Gary McGee
- “The Lord’s Pentecostal Missionary
Restorationist Impulse of a Modern Mission Movement.” Asian
Journal of Pentecostal Studies. 9:1 (2005)
- Dr. Johan Mostert
- “The Long Walk to Forgiveness,” a
story on the life of Nelson Mandela, which was published
Takes Courage , a trainer’s handbook of activities,
illustration, stories and games to promote character and
healthy life choices. Ball,
M.L. & Cerullo, J.A. (2004) published by Kerus Global
- Dr. Earl Creps
- "2025: The Ministry Landscape of the Next
Two Decades," will appear, both hardcopy and online,
in the June 2005 edition of Church Executive magazine.