Dr. David M. McAlpin is Vice President for Student Development at Midwestern Seminary and Associate Professor of Biblical Interpretation. Dr. McAlpin comes to Midwestern with over 25 years of experience as a senior pastor, having served churches in Tennessee, Florida, and Missouri. During his long tenure at First Baptist Church of Harvester in St. Charles, MO, he co-founded the Center for Christian Ministry Studies at Lindenwood University and was also the Center’s Executive Director from 2002 to 2006.
If you’ve sensed God’s call on your life to Christian ministry, then one of the most crucial decisions you’ll need to make is where – not if – you’ll receive training for ministry. Whatever your situation, your first step needs to be to commit the next season of your life to getting theologically equipped to do ministry effectively and long-term.