Alumni Stories and Updates
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2010 - Kristen Ramirez, M.A.C.P.
Kristen Ramirez counsels women and children at a private practice in Ypsilanti. Read More.
2010 - Joe Kolliesuah, M.Div.
Joe Kolliesuah plans to return to Liberia to train pastors. Read More.
2009 - Al Blake, M.Div.; Debbie Blake, M.A.C.P.
Al and Debbie Blake, will be planting a church together with Harvest Bible Fellowship in St. Vincent. Read More.
2009 - Alex Rahill, M.T.S.
Alex is the Lead Pastor of Life Church in Canton, Michigan. Read more about Alex.
2009 - Chris Horvath, M.Div.
Chris is serving in the Cove ministry of Clarkston Free Methodist Church. Read about family life at the Horvath Crew website.
2009 - Dan Rose, M.Div
Is currently service at Grace Chapel, EPC in Farmington Hills, MI
2009 - Jill Marshall, GCIB
Jill is serving as Outreach Director with Thrive Africa
2008 - Kelton Graham, M.Div.
The Student Becomes the Teacher - Kelton Graham becomes an adjunct professor at MTS.
2007 - Glenn Harris, M.Div.
Glenn is the associate rabbi at Congregation Shema Yisrael, a messianic (Jewish-Christian) synagogue in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Glenn graduated from MTS in 2007 with an M.Div. Read more about Glenn.
2007 - Mark Kane, D.Min.
Congratulations to Mark and Harmi Kane on the birth of their baby girl, Noel Megumi (Grace) Kane. She was born on Sunday 5/18/2008. 7 lbs 19 inches with lots of black hair.
2006 - Kirk Schneemann, M.A.T.S. Lead Pastor
2/24 Church, Ann Arbor www.242community.com
2006 - Linnea Boese, M.Div.
Linnea and her husband, Glenn, are serving with WorldVenture in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), West Africa. Away in a Manger, by Linn Boese
2005 - Helen Crown, M.A.C.E
As I wrote my thesis paper on “Educating for Godly Sexuality” back in 2005 I really didn’t know where God would take me. I was consumed by the project and didn’t even contemplate life after thesis. But, of course, God always has a plan and so for the past two years I have been involved with promoting God’s plan for marriage and sexuality. Read More
2005 - Mike and Liza Gmetro, M.T.S.
Lila Hope was born to Mike and Liza in 2008. They are serving the Lord in Hamtramck, Michigan. Read More
2004 - Joseph J. Mifsud
Joseph and his wife, Jenny left for the mission field on June 21, 2007. They are presently serving in Malta.
2004 - Fred Wright
I am one of two pastors at Bell Creek Community Church in Livonia Michigan (the other pastor is Joel Lindman, also an alumnus of MTS). Joel and I share many of the duties of ministry, but my primary responsibilities are to oversee the prayer ministry, and the discipleship of the men and women of Bell Creek. Read More
2003 - Scott Kennaugh, M.Div
Scott F. Kennaugh is a US Army chaplain. He is currently deployed on his second tour to Afghanistan with the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne), of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, US Army Europe. His wife Krista and their five sons are living in Germany where the unit is stationed. Scott graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Michigan Theological Seminary in 2003, and is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
03-17-2010 "On Standby"
02-22-2010 "Shaving in a Paper Cup
12-16-2009 "I'll Be Gone for Christmas"
04-01-2008 "Family Deployment"
01-09-2008 "Making Money Caring for Troops"
11-07-2007 "God's Hand Tools"
09-14-2007 "My Path is Set"
2002 - Mike Harding, M.T.S.
Mike is presently serving as a Teaching Pastor of Genesis Church in Foley, Alabama. He is also the Director of The 831 House – Gulf Shores, Alabama (ministry to international students).
2000 - Aaron J. Babyar, M.A. Christian Education
Serving in Northwest Arkansas Ministry website: www.exago.org
2000 - Robert Hedglen, M.Div.
Robert became the Lead Pastor of Newport Community Church in November 2009 after serving as the Associate Pastor for nearly ten years.
1999 - Gary Cech, MTS
1999 - Pet and Lori Kroll
Gary is presently the Senior Pastor of a new church plant, Grace Community Christian Fellowship. Read his Before and After story.
Pete and Lori are '99 MTS grads who pursued church planting in Northern MI. Pete is presently the pastor of Liberty Baptist Church
in Alanson, MI.