The Good News

Dr. Michael Turner on the Local Pastor in the UMC

On Saturday, January 26th, the Metro District Committee on Ordained Ministry for the Memphis Annual Conference hosted an event on the importance of the local pastor to the United Methodist Church. Memphis Theological Seminary Professor and Director of the Methodist...

Rev. Dr. Earle Fisher Named Henry Logan Starks Fellow

The Rev. Dr. Earle Fisher has been named the 2019-2020 Henry Logan Starks Fellow at Memphis Theological Seminary. Fisher is pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church, a community activist, and a frequent guest teacher and lecturer at a number of Memphis institutions of...

A Look at Enrollment

Memphis Theological Seminary celebrated record enrollment this year. Incoming students were drawn not only to MTS's excellent legacy of scholarship, piety, and justice, but also to the accessible class schedules made possible by our Hybrid-Online Master of Divinity...

Announcing the Center for Faith and Imagination

To live fully into God’s call, seminarians and ministers in the field need not only tools of the trade but also sustenance for the journey. The Center for Faith and Imagination is Memphis Theological Seminary’s new initiative to provide resources and opportunities to...

Land, Food, and Faith Formation: a new Doctor of Ministry Program

In June 2018, the first cohort of the new Doctor of Ministry in Land, Food, and Faith Formation met on the MTS campus. The first class, “Biblical Theological, and Historical Visions of the Land, Food, and Community,” was taught by Rev. Dr. Noah Campbell. For Dr....