Presenting the SWBTS World Missions Center Global Leadership Development Program:
The SWBTS World Missions Center Global Leadership Program (GLD) cooperates with the IMB, Baptist partner conventions, and Baptist seminaries around the globe in the development of strategies, projects, and partnerships to strengthen and under-gird Baptist theological education. GLD seeks out Champion Churches that are willing to commit to a cooperative agreement with new and existing Baptist seminaries and training centers across the world.
Through GLD and the Global Consortium of Baptist Seminaries, nearly a dozen new schools have been launched since 2012. New leadership been trained in more than two dozen nations. And multiple seminary partners have pursued and received state accreditation through improvements made in their respective curriculums, libraries, faculty qualifications, extension centers, distance learning, and online portal development.