Articles from the Faculty

Here you'll find a repurposed resource hub of published works from the Faculty of Mid-America - from segments of podcasts, portions of journal articles, published books, Messenger pieces, and more.

Spirituality of the Church
Dr. Alan Strange, Professor of Church History, takes us through the doctrine of the spirituality of the Church as it was articulated throughout church history, beginning with the Early Church through the era of American Slavery and the Civil War.
Introducing the Center for Missions and Evangelism
Dr. Eric Watkins introduces the new Center for Missions and Evangelism.
Surviving the Polarization Pandemic
Dr. Marvin Olasky, Editor-in-Chief of WORLD Magazine, offers a healthy perspective on how Christians should interact with the headlines today.
A Field Hand in God's Harvest Field
The term Paul uses for ministers was originally used for those who wait upon tables, providing those whom they serve with food that they neither produced nor prepared. By using this term, Paul underscores the lowly position of those who minister the gospel in relation to the one on whose behalf they serve. The field in which they labor is “God’s field.”
Breaking Down the Dividing Wall of Hostility
Unlike the Old Testament temple where there was a wall of separation between Jews and Gentiles, the New Testament temple is a community of those who have been reconciled to God, and to each other, by the blood of Jesus.
The Lord Provides: Forty Years of God's Faithfulness
Anniversaries are important occasions within God's providence to remember the past and to look forward to the future. In the life of an institution like Mid-America Reformed Seminary, our fortieth anniversary invites us to consider God's faithfulness to us in times past and to look to Him for His provision in the future.