Jason G. Duesing

Jason Duesing serves as the academic Provost and Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He came to MBTS after serving for more than a decade on the administrative leadership team and faculty at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Duesing earned his Ph.D. in Historical Theology and Baptist Studies from Southwestern Seminary in 2008. He also holds a M.Div. from Southeastern Seminary and a B.A. in Speech Communications from Texas A&M University in College Station. Duesing serves as a research fellow for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, on the board of directors for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, academic editor of the Midwestern Journal of Theology, and general editor for For the Church resources. He is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and regular contributor to Baptist Press. Duesing is married to Kalee, and together they have four children: Gracyn, Ford, Lindsey, and George.

Jul 15

What Nature Can (and Should) Teach Kids About God by Jason G. Duesing

Nature can, and should, teach kids about God. For looking to nature, and then to the Bible, to learn something new about God equips children (and adults) to find joy in the world God has made and in the grand task of making Him known to the world.

Jun 22

William Carey: Keeping the Grand End in View by Jason G. Duesing

The barometer of faithfulness in Christian ministry is judged not by what one may bring as an individual to the work of the kingdom, but rather what one contributes as a servant in the churches of the kingdom, whether known or in obscurity.

May 25

The Moon Speaks: A Q&A with Jason G. Duesing by Jason G. Duesing

An interview with Jason G. Duesing about this new children’s book, The Moon Speaks, available now from B&H Kids.

Apr 13

Jason Duesing on Why Hope is Important for Our Current Cultural Context by Jason G. Duesing

FTC.co asks Jason Duesing, provost and professor of historical theology at Midwestern Seminary, “Why is hope important for our current cultural context?”

Feb 25

The Lord’s Remembrancer by Jason G. Duesing

Historical theology can be done for the church when historical theologians bring out the treasures from the doctrines of history and serve them as the Lord’s Remembrancers.

Feb 15

Historical Theology for the Church: A Q&A with Jason Duesing and Nathan Finn by Jason G. Duesing and Nathan Finn

Historical theology for the church is helpful when it functions as a friend and not a rival to its companion disciplines.

Sep 29

The Theological Educator as Sherpa by Jason G. Duesing

Just as the Sherpa comes alongside his clients and helps organize, direct, assemble, and lead, the theological educator does the same for students.

Aug 25

Reading Slowly to See Heaven on Earth by Jason G. Duesing

When you slow-read Edwards, you have time to see the masterpiece take shape–the poetry and the brilliance that is there but seen only after a long gaze.

May 5

Shepherding College Students Called to Ministry in the Midst of a Pandemic by Jason G. Duesing

A few suggestions to help those thinking about a call to vocational gospel ministry, and especially those doing so during the uncertain days of a worldwide pandemic.

Apr 10

Friendship to the Nth Power by Jason G. Duesing

The main action of The Lord of the Rings takes place, then, in the mythic space between Christmas, Christ’s birth, and the crucifixion, Christ’s death.