Last week I reflected on joining the team at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Yesterday I highlighted some of the many resources MBTS offers, in particular the For the Church messages recently given in Phoenix.

Today I would like to draw your attention to several more. First off is a video that explains why MBTS has implemented this vision “for the Church” and how this vision has influenced MBTS’s approach to seminary education. Next is an introduction to the PhD program which has been a major factor in the growth and success of the school. This video specifically focuses on the Residency, which is selective, limiting its enrollment to 25 students a year. The PhD prepares you for Christian Higher Education or theological education. Dr. Duesing talks about what this PhD offers that traditional programs do not. I especially like the close mentoring aspect of the program. You will also see video of MBTS’s beautiful campus.

Last are a set of messages from the Spurgeon Center. These are the Spurgeon Lectures and include speakers like Dever, Whitney, Mohler, Begg, and more.

Midwestern Seminary | For the Church Vision from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

Midwestern Seminary | The Residency Ph.D. from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

October 20, 2015 | Spurgeon Panel from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

October 18, 2016 | Spurgeon Lectures with Alistair Begg from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

October 19, 2016 | Spurgeon Lectures with Alistair Begg from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

October 20, 2015 | Spurgeon Lectures with Dr. Mark Dever from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

October 21,2015 | Spurgeon Lectures Dr. Mark Dever from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

November 4, 2014 Spurgeon Lectures with Dr. Albert Mohler from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.

November 5, 2014 Spurgeon Lectures with Dr. Albert Mohler from Midwestern Seminary on Vimeo.


Matthew Barrett (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine. He is the author of several books, including Salvation by Grace (P&R, 2013), Owen on the Christian Life (Crossway, 2015), God’s Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture (Zondervan, 2016), and Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary (Crossway, 2017). Currently he is the series editor of The 5 Solas Series with Zondervan. You can read more at MatthewMBarrett.com.

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