WHY MTS?

MTS Looks Like Rev. Matthew Ingram

MTS Looks Like Rev. Matthew Ingram

Rev. Matthew Ingram first sensed his calling as a teenager, and after nearly a decade of running from the call, he decided to enroll in seminary. He originally attended a seminary in Alabama where the people looked a lot like him. He reflected, “If that’s...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Tim Carpenter

MTS Looks Like Rev. Tim Carpenter

Rev. Tim Carpenter was appointed to Germantown UMC as Senior Pastor on January 1, 2017, returning to serve the church in which he was raised. He was born in Memphis and grew up in Cordova, TN. After earning his bachelors in Political Science from the...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Dorothy Wells

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Dorothy Wells

The Rev. Dr. Dorothy Sanders Wells (M.Div., MTS, 2012; D.Min., Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 2018) is the Rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee, where she has served since 2013. Dorothy came to the Episcopal Church...

MTS Looks Like Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein

MTS Looks Like Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein

Dr. Oluwatomisin Oredein is Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Memphis Theological Seminary. She teaches the Christian Ethics core course as well as other elective Theology and...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Earle Fisher

MTS Looks Like Rev. Earle Fisher

Sought after for his perspectives on spirituality, social justice, and contemporary culture, Rev. Earle J. Fisher is a proud alum of Memphis Theological Seminary. His then pastor, Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas, encouraged him to go to seminary, and "MTS was the...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield

Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield, Associate Professor of Christian Education, Spiritual Formation, and Youth Ministry, offer students theory and practice, rooted in his experience as a person of the church. He is a scholar/pastor who weekly practices beyond...

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook

MTS Looks Like Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook

At the age of 18, Rev. Dr. Stephen Cook remembers sharing with his mother that he sensed a call to ministry. She told him, “If you feel called, then that’s what you ought to do, son.” Cook joined the military to run from that calling, until an experience...