Rev. Farris Blount, III Rev. Farris Blount, III will join the Memphis Theological Seminary faculty as the new Assistant Professor of Theology. Rev. Blount is a PhD candidate in Practical Theology at Boston University School of Theology and the Executive Pastor of...
Memphis Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1,000,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the House of Black Church Studies at MTS. “We are profoundly grateful for the trust that Lilly Endowment has placed in us with this grant. We are overjoyed to...
Dear MTS Family,At the beginning of December, I reached out with the news that the estate of Dr. Clinton Buck, Professor Emeritus of MTS, had offered a $50,000 matching grant. Within two weeks, our generous supporters met that match. Inspired by your generosity, an...
Dear MTS Family,At the beginning of the month, we announced that the estate of Dr. Clinton Buck would be matching all gifts made to MTS in the month of December up to $50,000. I am grateful to share that we met that match in less than two weeks! Your...
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