Dr. Mike Haggard, Director of the Northeast Campus & Assistant Professor of Church History, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in a non-Christian home. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after completing high school and was given a New Testament by a faithful Gideon at the Military Entrance and Processing Station in Oakland, California. He came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ after reading the Scriptures in this New Testament. READ MORE

Dr. Haggard exited the military after his first tour to attend college full time. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Hyles-Anderson College in 1983. Upon graduation, he reenlisted in the U.S. Army and made it a career, retiring in 2000 at the rank of Major with twenty years of active service including combat service in 1983 on the island of Grenada and in 1991 in Iraq during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

God called Dr. Haggard into full-time ministry just prior to his military retirement. God led Dr. Haggard to Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary to prepare and train for ministry. Dr. Haggard earned his MDIV degree in 2003 and a PhD in 2015. Between earning his graduate and post graduate degrees, Dr. Haggard worked at the main campus at Mid-America as the director of development, the director of communications and the director of campus operations. Dr. Haggard became the director of the Northeast Campus in 2014.

Dr. Haggard has served on several church staffs both in the south and the northeast. Dr. Haggard is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the International Bonhoeffer Society. He is married to Barbara and they have four grown children and six grandchildren, two of whom are in heaven with the Lord Jesus. READ LESS

July 16, 2020
Dr. Mike Haggard

“…lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us...” Hebrews 12:1. 

 

I love mountains. I love looking at them, being near them, and climbing on them. My feet have trod the Wrangell Mountains in Alaska, the Alps in Austria, the Great Smokies in Tennessee, the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, the Catskills and Adirondacks in New York, numerous other lesser known ranges but most recently, the Spring Mountains in southern Nevada.

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July 1, 2020
Dr. Mike Haggard

“Do not move the ancient boundary which your fathers have set” Proverbs 22:28.

 

Most of you are probably familiar with this Old Testament Scripture. There are six others like it and they all deal mainly with topographical boundaries, usually piles of rocks, that were used to mark a property boundary. 

 

But there’s more to it. These property boundaries connected the property owner to the very covenant God made with His people to give them a homeland. But...

June 17, 2020
Dr. Mike Haggard

“And he left for Tarsus to look for Saul; and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch” Acts 11:25-26.

 

Things were happening at Antioch. The word on the street was God was moving among the Gentiles and scores were being saved. When this news reached the church leaders in Jerusalem, they launched Barnabas to Antioch to investigate. 

 

Upon arrival, Barnabas learned that these things were true. His first move was to leave Antioch and travel to Tarsus to...

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June 1, 2020
Dr. Mike Haggard

Let’s role play for a moment. Let’s say you are a preacher and you are asked to go to a particular city to a particular people that, well, your peers are reluctant to go to. But you go and God moves in a big way. Hundreds are saved and you begin to go from city to city in this region preaching to crowds and seeing God move in more wonderful ways. 

 

Then, the invitation comes for you to travel a considerable distance away from these cities, in fact to an inhospitable place in the...

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