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Winter 2007 Rapport: AGTS news

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David Irwin’s
Library Donated
to AGTS

Exciting New
AGTS Resources
AGTS Forum on
Racial Reconciliation Charts Course for Further Progress

Debbie Irwin (pictured with President Klaus), wife of missionary David Irwin (1931-1984, below), donated her husband’s expansive collection of missions books to AGTS.

The Irwins ministered in Africa for 11 fruitful years before coming to Springfield, Mo., in 1970 to work with field promotions for AG foreign missions. David served as AGTS assistant professor of missions from 1975 to 1982. At the time of his tragic death in a car accident, he was the international coordinator of the Center for Ministry to Muslims.

Check out three new AGTS resources:

  • The Essential J. Philip Hogan, edited by Byron D. Klaus and Douglas P. Petersen, the first in the J. Philip Hogan World Missions Series.
  • Él Nos Dio Apóstoles, the Spanish version of AGTS’s previously published He Gave Apostles, edited by Edgar R. Lee.
  • Summer 2006 issue of Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry (www.encounterjournal.com) with features on expository preaching by George Wood and Dick Dresselhaus and African-American preaching by Maurice Watson.

As part of the King-Seymour Leadership forum at AGTS in the spring of 2006, AGTS has published recommendations to the AG’s Commission on Ethnicity.

AGTS President Byron D. Klaus; Associate Professor Stephen Lim; and AGTS Board of Directors members Zollie Smith, Charles McKinney and Edward Peecher wrote the recommendations.

 

AGTS Receives $ for Scholarships When You Search Online

Find AGTS on
MySpace.com
AGTS Enters Podcasting Arena

Searching the internet is a task most people do several times a day without much thought. Now internet users can earn one cent for the AGTS Pentecostal Leaders Fund each time they use the new GoodSearch.com search engine.

One penny doesn’t sound like much, but just 100 friends of AGTS using GoodSearch.com four times a day will generate $1,500 in one year.

  • Go to www.goodsearch.com
  • In the “Who do you GoodSearch for?” field, type AGTS and hit “Verify”
    Proceed with your search
  • You can even add GoodSearch to your browser’s toolbar.

AGTS now has a presence on MySpace.com. This ever-growing community boasts more than 123 million registered users and is the second-busiest site in the United States behind Yahoo.com. Members post profiles of themselves and share messages, blogs, music, photos and videos. Members can designate other users as “friends” building large social networks.

Features on the AGTS MySpace page include announcement blogs, events photos, calendars and descriptions of the school and its degrees. AGTS currently has over 400 friends at myspace.com/agts

This fall AGTS started several audio podcasts. The first features spots recorded by President Klaus on society, the Bible and the church’s role in today’s world.

The second features AGTS chapel services, allowing students and friends to hear leading speakers from around the world. Other podcasts will be added in the near future.

To listen to these recordings or signup for free podcasts, visit www.agts.edu/podcasts.

 

 

Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010 2:19 PM

 

 
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