Jason K. Allen

Jason K. Allen is the President of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition to his seminary duties, Allen has served as pastor and interim pastor of several Southern Baptist churches. Dr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Science from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, as well as M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Southern Seminary. Currently, in addition to his responsibilities as president of Midwestern Seminary, he serves the church more broadly through writing and preaching ministries.

Apr 28

Recovering the Exclusivity of the Gospel by Jason K. Allen

By exclusivity of the gospel, we mean that only those who personally, consciously, explicitly, and singularly confess Jesus Christ as Lord can possess eternal life. Let’s consider these qualifiers more closely.

Feb 28

Living in Light of Jesus’ Return by Jason K. Allen

The church’s attention to Jesus’ return seems to be seasonal, with interest rising and falling based upon a host of issues, most especially current geo-political events. The need of the hour is not for more end-times speculation, but an impact upon how we live the Christian life every day.

Dec 27

Do You Desire The Ministry? by Jason K. Allen

There is no such thing as a pastor who knows only the burden of leadership or only the sweat of service.

Nov 23

Six Tips for Preaching in a Missional Context by Jason K. Allen

The power of the gospel is why you are there and why you preach. Do not travel around the world to preach, only to show up with a self-help sermon.

Nov 8

Five Words to Improve Every Sermon by Jason K. Allen

The point is not so much eloquence as it is intentionality. Over the years, as I have monitored my own preaching and observed others, I have come to realize how intentionally using a few key words will strengthen most any sermon.

Sep 1

A Step of Faith by Jason K. Allen

The journey will be hard, but it will be spiritually rich and eternally consequential.

Aug 11

Do You Love the People of God? by Jason K. Allen

Ministry service is glorious, but it can also be uniquely taxing, and only those propelled by a love for Christ and His church survive the long haul.

Jun 30

Letters to My Students: On Pastoring by Jason K. Allen

An interview with Jason K. Allen about his new book.

Jun 8

Churchill and Church Leadership by Jason K. Allen

Even for the gospel minister, personal courage is indispensable. Ministry is not for the faint of heart.