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    Welcome to GBTS

    Founded by a local church for the purpose of training ministers focused on local church ministry.

    Our Purpose

    The purpose of Grace Bible Theological Seminary (GBTS) is to glorify God in the church by educating and equipping the next generation of pastors, church planters, and missionaries to see churches established and strengthened across the globe.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Grace Bible Theological Seminary is to facilitate biblically faithful theological training that prepares students in both sound doctrine and practice in the context of the local church and under the guidance of pastoral mentorship for the service of Christ and his church.

    What We Believe

    We affirm the Historic Reformed Confessions of faith and particularly subscribe to the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689 as our doctrinal standard.

    News & Updates


    GBTS Sponsors “A Night with James White”

    CONWAY, Ark. - On May 11, 2023, Grace Bible Theological Seminary sponsored a special presentation and interview with faculty member and seasoned apologist, Dr. James White, hosted by…

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    Release of Pro Pastor 2.1 – Missions Edition

    We are delighted to release the second volume of Pro Pastor: A Journal of Grace Bible Theological Seminary! In our new issue of the journal, we continue our…

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    Announcing Dr. Josh Buice, Assistant Professor of Preaching

    Christ gives gifts to his church, including pastors and teachers (Ephesians 4:11), and we are overjoyed to announce the most recent “gifted one” that the Lord has entrusted…

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    Master of Divinity

    Learn more about our program designed for Pastoral Ministry.Learn more

    Shepherds Training Shepherds

    Be trained for ministry by ministers. Our focus on local church ministry has led us to develop a program that emphasizes teaching and mentoring from pastor-professors. Our desire is to train pastor-scholars who are equipped with sound theology and the practical skills necessary for their ministry context.

    The corporation shall not discriminate against applicants, employees, students, volunteers, and others on the basis of race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin; however, as a religious institution, the corporation reserves the right to deny or terminate employment or to deny or  terminate any other status of persons whose lifestyle, words, actions or otherwise do not align with the corporation’s Statement of Faith, standard of conduct, or other policies of this organization.