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Theology

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he Division of Theology is committed to educating students who, in becoming people like Jesus, will do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly in a world being redeemed by God.

The Division of Theology focuses on the study of Scripture, theology, and servant leadership rooted in spiritual formation within the Pentecostal tradition. We prepare women and men to flourish in their callings and ministries through a relational journey with professors and fellow students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs across multiple learning modalities.

Bachelor of Arts in Theology: Pastoral Leadership Studies

The Pastoral Leadership Studies concentration focuses on courses such as Narrative and Expository Preaching, Management in Christian Organizations and Pastoral Care and Counseling.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology: Christian Formation and Discipleship Studies Concentration

In addition to the theology core requirements, this concentration includes courses such as Christian Formation of Children, An Introduction to Youth Ministry and Adult Formation and Discipleship.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology: Intercultural Studies Concentration

The Intercultural Studies concentration gives students a foundation in intercultural communication, integrative field studies and current issues in mission studies.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology: Biblical Studies Concentration

In addition to the theology core requirements, this concentration gives students a foundation in beginning Greek and Hebrew Studies.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology: Youth Leadership Studies

The Youth Leadership Studies concentration focuses on courses such as Introduction to Youth Ministry, Narrative and Expository Preaching, and Management in Christian Organizations.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology: General Christian Studies

This concentration consists of a mix of theology electives along with Old Testament and New Testament electives.

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Ministerial Internship Program and Practicum

The Division of Theology is committed to provide field education experiences that integrate conceptual aspects of ministry with the practice of ministry in local churches, hospitals, mission opportunities, inner-city ministries and other parachurch organizations. Goals for field education include spiritual formation, mentoring relationships, theological reflection and specific training in ministry skills that provide the framework for such integration.

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Ministerial Credentials

Assemblies of God Ministerial Credentials

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Meet Our Faculty

Greg Austring

Greg Austring

Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies and Theology
Tommy Casarez, Ph.D.

Tommy Casarez, Ph.D.

Division of Theology Associate Dean, Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology
Roli Dela Cruz, Ph.D.

Roli Dela Cruz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in New Testament Studies
Willem Dogterom, D.Min.

Willem Dogterom, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Spiritual Formation
Rodolfo Estrada

Rodolfo Estrada

Miranda Center Assistant Professor of New Testament
Roger Heuser

Roger Heuser

Professor of Leadership Studies
Alicia Jackson, Ph.D.

Alicia Jackson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Frank Macchia, D.Theol.

Frank Macchia, D.Theol.

Professor of Systematic Theology
William Mendoza

William Mendoza

Program Coordinator of TUG & Grad Programs in the Division of Theology
Sandra Morgan

Sandra Morgan

Associate Professor & Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice
Richard Park, Ph.D.

Richard Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics
Doug Petersen, Ph.D.

Doug Petersen, Ph.D.

Margaret S. Smith Professor of World Mission and Intercultural Studies, Director of Theology and Leadership Graduate Studies
John Mark Robeck, Ph.D.

John Mark Robeck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology, Ethics, and Culture
Gary Tyra, D.Min.

Gary Tyra, D.Min.

Professor of Biblical and Practical Theology
April Westbrook, Ph.D.

April Westbrook, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

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