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Lieutenant Commander Takana L. Jefferson (MDiv, '11) - U.S. Navy photo by Elizabeth Kearns Lieutenant Commander Takana L. Jefferson, Command Chaplain for Naval Support Activity Washington, has served in the military a total of twenty-eight years, with ten of those...
Rev. Dr. Jody Hill, MTS President Dear MTS Community, We are seeing more and more interest in nontraditional and bivocational ministry. Some of our alums minister as chaplains at hospitals, in correctional facilities, or in the military. Other MTS alums lead...
Dear MTS Community, Rev. Dr. Jody Hill, MTS President As our world has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to be proactive as an institution in responding to the challenges of these times. Last fall, a gracious donor allowed us...
Dear Friends of MTS, Dr. Peter R. GathjeVice President of Academic Affairs/Dean What is the future of theological education in preparation for ministry? How is Memphis Theological Seminary envisioning that future and preparing for it? In the two years of the COVID-19...
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