Why Parents Can Trust Spurgeon College

A convictional and conservative Christian college

Reason #1


We are an unashamedly Christian college in who we are and what we believe. Our faculty and staff are required to be Christians and we expect students who attend to be faithfully following Christ in their lives. Our community culture centers around the work and person of Jesus Christ.

Reason #2


We are a convictional Christian college meaning we are committed to the Bible as the Word of God. From the classroom to the dorm room, we believe Scripture informs and instructs everything we do.

Reason #3


We are a conservative, evangelical Christian college. In line with our denominational and theological beliefs, you can trust that our faculty and staff are committed to a comprehensive biblical worldview.


What We Believe

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary & Spurgeon College serves the Church by biblically educating God-called men and women to be and make disciples of Jesus Christ. From start to finish, Midwestern & Spurgeon seeks to dramatically transform students by renewing their minds with biblical truth, impacting their hearts with ministry passion, and enriching their souls with deepened Christ-likeness.



Our Affirmed Statements

At Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College, we wholeheartedly believe that the convictions we hold inform everything we do. We gladly teach in accordance with and not contrary to the Baptist, Faith & Message 2000. Additionally, we convictionally affirm the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, Danver’s Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and The Nashville Statement: A Coalition on Biblical Sexuality.

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A Christian Worldview

We believe the Bible has given us a clear outline of how to view and encounter the world around us. In a society desperately seeking after itself and destruction, we long to be known as people who desire to conserve and maintain the beautiful and good things the Lord has given us. At Spurgeon, you can expect your students to encounter a Christian worldview that will impact their whole life.

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Frequently Asked Questions

At Spurgeon College, we focus on more than just the educational outcomes of our students. We care about who they are when they arrive and who they will be when they leave. Our desire is for them to be vocationally trained, but more importantly, spiritually more mature in their walk with Christ.

Our campus culture centers around the local church, soul-care, and discipleship. You can expect your student to be pushed towards active participation in a local church here in Kansas City. Additionally, we seek to foster genuine soul care for students. The college years are transformative and we care for students as they encounter the years that will shape them for the rest of their lives.

Spurgeon College is one of the most affordable Christian colleges in the Midwest, especially for students who are members of a Southern Baptist church. The total cost of attendance is considerably less than the national average to attend a four-year Christian college.


Our campus is situated in the quiet northern suburbs of Kansas City. Our Campus Police officers are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and every day of the year.

Of course, your student should continue to be responsible with their belongings while away from home, however, the campus is extremely safe.

As a parent, the process and decision to send your student to college is important. More importantly, where your student attends can drastically impact their trajectory in life. When considering a college, we’d encourage you to consider the following:

  • What do they believe? If Christian, what doctrinal statements do they teach in accordance to?
  • What is expected of the faculty and their investment in their students?
  • Who are the types of students attending the college?
  • What programs and career outcomes does the college offer?
  • Is it affordable? Does the institution offer a value worth the price?

These questions, while not exhaustive, will be a good starting point for understanding the differences between colleges you may be considering.