Todd Chipman

Todd R. Chipman, PhD, has been the Pastor for Discipleship at The Master’s Community Church (SBC), Kansas City, Kansas since 2000. Dr. Chipman also serves as an Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has published articles and book reviews in The Midwestern Journal of Theology and Expostiory Times, and has presented academic research papers at meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature. Dr. Chipman and his wife Julie have 7 children and advocate for forster/adoption ministry.

Oct 22

Genesis 1 and the Storyline of Scripture by Todd Chipman

The opening chapter of the Old Testament establishes a framework for understanding all of Scripture.

May 19

Todd Chipman on Theological and Civil Adoption by Todd Chipman

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Todd Chipman, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary, "Should theological adoption propel civil adoption?"

Mar 2

Todd Chipman with Advice on Whether to Pursure Academic or Pastoral Ministry by Todd Chipman

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Dr. Todd Chipman, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at MBTS and pastor at the Master's Community Church in Kansas City, "What advice would you give someone deciding between academic theology and pastoral ministry?"

Sep 10

Advice to Young Seminarians by Todd Chipman

This is part of God’s curriculum for pastors: in leading a church post-seminary, men of God will need to personally know of God’s faithfulness if they are going to lead the flock to walk by faith.

Jul 11

Why the Church Can and Must Care for Orphans by Todd Chipman

If our churches are following the New Testament grid of ministry, orphan care will be natural, just another outlet for the powerful message of Christ that gathers and disperses us each week.

Feb 8

5 Relationships to Cultivate As You Foster or Adopt (Part 5) by Todd Chipman

School is life for foster kids so develop a partnership with the local school your child will attend. 

Feb 1

5 Relationships to Cultivate As You Foster or Adopt (Part 4) by Todd Chipman

Whatever the circumstances, potential foster or adoptive couples should court their parents and patiently give them a vision for multigenerational influence. 

Jan 25

5 Relationships to Cultivate As You Foster or Adopt (Part 3) by Todd Chipman

As they see you expanding your parenting to include the new kids in your home, while yet devoting yourself to them, they will be ready to expand their capacity to be a brother or sister to the new kids God has given you.

Jan 18

5 Relationships to Cultivate As You Foster or Adopt (Part 2) by Todd Chipman

As a member of the body of Christ in a local church, you enjoy a mutual commitment with other believers that reflects your relationship with your spouse. 

Jan 11

5 Relationships to Cultivate As You Foster or Adopt (Part 1) by Todd Chipman

Foster care or adoption will stretch your marriage in ways it has never been stretched before.