Asia has a plethora of religions and invites a tendency to blend some of the old practices . . . That's why we insist that students be able to discern what is biblical, what is unbiblical; what is truth, what is untruth; and not simply accept everything that is presented to them. (Dr. Nienhuis)
ABTS is teaching thoroughly the words of God to Myanmar people. ('05 Grad)
I appreciate this degree programme for the excellent teaching of our professors, gaining immeasurable value in spiritual knowledge, and saving our time and money since we don't have to go abroad for studies. (Myanmar, '05 Grad)
Personnel: please pray that the Lord of the Harvest would raise up the specific persons for ministry with ABTS that meet the criteria mentioned on the Personnel Needs pages. In addition, please pray for the following people who make up the current ABTS team.
Jim and Karen Blumenstock -- Jim is Dean of ABTS and Assistant Professor of Philosophical and Historical Theology. The Blumenstocks are parents of their daughter, Ella. Pray for the successful adoption of a second child.
Tim and Charlene Miskimen -- Tim is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology and Charlene home schools their children.
Daron and Yunae Wilson -- Daron is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Yunae is homeschooling their two children.
General Operating Budget: please pray that God would continue to raise up funds for the operation of this vital ministry.
Ministry Opportunities in Local Churches: ABTS professors regularly preach in local churches, have Bible Conference and other ministries, and occasionally do special seminars for churches or groups of Christians. Please pray for fruitful teaching and preaching ministries, and good relationships with local believers.