CHARLES AYARS, D.MIN.
Spiritual Formation and Direction
D.Min. Columbia Theological Seminary. M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary. Certificate of Completion, Renovaré Institute for Spiritual Formation 2009-2011. Specialization: Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Direction.
WESLEY SCOTT BIDDY, PH.D.
Ph.D. at Marquette University, Th.M. at Duke Divinity School, B.A. and a M.A. at Lee University. Dr. Biddy has presented papers at conferences organized by the American Academy of Religion, the Conference on Christianity and Literature, the South Atlantic Modern Language Association, and the Society for Pentecostal Studies, among others. His articles have appeared in Pneuma and Ars Disputandi.
LACY FINN BORGO, D.MIN. (cand)
D.Min. (candidate), George Fox Seminary. M.S in Education and Advanced Teaching, State University of New York. B.A. in English, University of Texas. Certificate Renovare Institute for Spiritual Formation. Certificate in Spiritual Direction, George Fox Seminary.
CHRISTOPHER BOYD, PH.D.
Ph.D., Regent University; M.B.A., Shorter College. Executive Pastor, Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, in Austell, GA. Specialization: Organization Leadership.
LELAND ELIASON, TH.D.
Founding Dean of the School of Ministry. Th.D. Boston University School of Theology; S.T.M., Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary (Luther Seminary); B.D., Bethel Seminary; B.A., Bethel College.
KENY FELIX, PH.D.
Ph.D., Th.M., M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S.Ed., B.S., University of Miami. Licensed Professional Counselor, Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate, Guidance and Counseling. Member: ACA, ACES, AMCD.
MARTY GOEHRING, PH.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; B.S., University of New Mexico. Director of Family Therapy of Albuquerque, Inc. Associate Pastor, Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Specializations: anxiety disorders and spiritual formation in Christian counseling. Member: CAPS, APA.
CHRIS GREEN, PH.D., D.MIN.
Ph.D. at Bangor University, D.Min. at Oral Roberts University, M.S.T.S at Southwestern Assemblies of God University, and B.S. and an M.M. at Southwestern Christian University. Dr. Green has served as faculty at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Southwestern Christian University, Mid-American University, and Oral Roberts University. His research and writing focus on the relationship of vocation, holiness, and scriptural hermeneutics
TIMOTHY J. HARBEN, D.MIN.
Co-Director of Spiritual Direction Program. D.Min., Ashland Theological Seminary; MTS, Emory University; Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction, North Park Seminary; Certificate of Completion, Renovare Institute for Christian Formation; Spiritual Direction Supervision Certificate, North Park Seminary; B.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology. Specializations: Spiritual formation, spiritual direction. Member: SDI, ESDA.
RONALD W. HARVARD, D.MIN.
D.Min. Erskine Theological Seminary. M.A.C.M. Pentecostal Theological Seminary. M.A., Ball State University. B.A., Lee University. Many years of pastoral experience.
JEFF HORNER, ED.D.
Ed.D. and M.A. at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B.A. at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), and an M.Litt. degree at the University of Bristol in England. Dr. Horner has spent 17 years working in independent Christian schools in North Carolina, California, and Georgia. He has worked as a contractor for the College Board and has served on SAIS Accreditation and SAIS Reading teams. Dr. Horner has held positions as adjunct faculty at Southern Baptist Theological University and Point University. He has published articles in The Journal of Church and State, Religious Education, Christian Education Journal, and has a forthcoming article in Perichoresis.
JAN JOHNSON, D.MIN.
D.Min, Graduate Theological Foundation. Stillpoint Spiritual Direction Training. Academy for Spiritual Formation. Specialization in Ignatian spirituality and spiritual direction. Published 26 books on Spiritual Formation and Direction.
ELLEN KOGSTAD, M.A.SP.
M.A.Sp., Loyola University; M.S. Human Services Administration, Spertus College; Certificate in Spiritual Direction, The Spiritual Renewal Center; Director, C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction, North Park Theological Seminary; Private Practices and Director in Spiritual Direction.
LYN NIXON, PH.D.
Ph.D. London School of Theology (Middlesex University), London England; M.Div. Bethel Theological Seminary; MBA University of Chicago; M.S. Econ London School of Economics and Political Science. Specialization: New Testament Greek, Biblical Interpretation.
SHARON ROWLAND, D. MIN.
Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Direction
Co-Director of Spiritual Direction Program. D.Min., Ashland Theological Seminary; MS, Ohio State University; Certificate in Spiritual Direction, John Carroll University; Certificate of Completion, CFDM Christian Formation and Direction Ministries; Certificate of Completion, Renovare Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation. Spiritual Direction Supervision Certificate, North Park Seminary. Specializations: Spiritual formation, spiritual direction. Member: SDI, ESDA.
JOSH RICE, PH.D.
Hermeneutics and Exegesis
Ph.D., Th.M. Lutheran School of Theology; M.A. Biblical Studies, Columbia Theological Seminary. 12 Years of teaching New Testament and Biblical studies. Contracted Curriculum writer for Pathway Press. Natural Church Development Certified Coach. Generosity Strategist – The Generis Group. Teaching Pastor, Mt. Paran North Church of God.
DAN SARTOR, PH.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling. Licensed Psychologist. National Certified Counselor. Ph.D., M.A., Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University; M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary in Florida; B.A., Moody Bible Institute. Member: APA, NBCC, CAPS.
JAMES D. SMITH III, TH.D.
Th.D., Th.M., Harvard, M.Div. Bethel Seminary, A.B. San Diego State. Ordained 1978 (BGC/Converge). Pastoral ministries in MN, MA and CA (currently). Since 1988 church history faculty at Bethel. Specializations: biography, doctrine, spiritual life/ministry, missions, women in Christian tradition, Nouwen. Member: AAR, ASCH, SABR.
MICHAEL STEWART, D.MIN.
Communication in Ministry
D.Min., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary; M.A., Liberty University; B.A., A.A., Emmanuel College. Certificate in Advanced Church Leadership, Beeson Institute of Asbury Theological Seminary. Former pastor and college president.
M. JUSTIN WALKER, PH.D. (cand)
Ph.D. (cand), Emory University; M.Div., Th.M., Candler School of Theology; B.A., Lee University. Specialty areas: Old Testament, Ancient Near Eastern Iconography, Biblical Theology. Teaching Pastor, Mount Paran North Church of God.
SAMUEL YOUNGS, PH.D.
Church History; Theology; Anglican Studies