Alumni Impact

Northern is truly impacting the Kingdom of God through its work of training leaders to bring the gospel message to the lost. They have served as senior pastors, missionaries, church planters, denominational leaders, youth leaders, worship pastors, teachers, founders of movements and writers including: Torrey Johnson, founder of Youth for Christ, Kenneth Taylor, publisher of The Living Bible, Alan Roxburgh, a leader in the Missional Church movement, and Khin Kyu Kyu from Burma, who serves as Chaplain, Pastoral Counselor, and Pastoral Care Professor at the Burmese Baptist Seminary in Burma.

We strive to provide recent stories about our alumni and what they are doing. The Impact Stories below are followed by some facts about our alumni and some names you may recognize.

Featured Impact Story

Alan Rox

Alan Roxburgh - DMin Alumnus, 1991

With a focus on being the Church in a new age, Alan Roxburgh is working to develop missional leaders while leading churches in transformative missional processes. With over 30 years of experience in church leadership, consulting and seminary education, Alan has seen his call take him to pastoral ministry in small town, suburban, and urban churches as well as several church plants. Currently, he is a pastor, teacher, writer and consultant. His work in the Roxburgh Missional Network and Allelon has impacted countless churches and ministry organizations. He has led conferences, seminars and consultations with denominations, congregations and seminaries across North America, Asia, Europe, Australia and the UK.

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Alumni Facts

Number of Alumni: Over 1,900

Reach: Our alumni have served in over 30 countries and in all 50 states.

Have they impacted their communities? Yes, click here to learn about Lawndale Community Church and Northern alumnus, Wayne “Coach” Gordon.

Who has attended Northern Seminary?

  • Torrey Johnson
Founder of Youth for Christ
 
  • Carl Henry and Kenneth Kantzer
First editors of Christianity Today
 
  • J. Edwin Orr
International evangelist, historian, revivalist
 
  • Kenneth Taylor
Publisher of The Living Bible
 
  • Amy Lee Stockton
Evangelist and Bible teacher
 
  • Louis S. Rawls
Former pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Chicago
 
  • Ruth Haley Barton
Founding president of The Transforming Center, author, spiritual director
 
  • Trinette McCray
Former president of American Baptist Churches USA

News & Events

SSC and Library closed on Monday, August 25.

The Student Services Center and Brimson Grow Library will be closed ... Read More

Living out Missional Faith: David Watkins' Story

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Living Out Missional Faith: Tyron Smith's Story

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