Faculty & Staff at Phoenix Seminary

Our faculty is comprised of leading theologians and experienced ministry leaders who are dedicated to shaping the next generations of leaders for the church. Their mix of academic excellence, real ministry experience, and doctrinal diversity has positioned them to prepare students for lasting ministry in almost any context.

Resident Faculty

Brian Arnold, PhD

Brian Arnold, PhD

Assistant Professor
Theology

Roger Ball, DMin

Roger Ball, DMin

Associate Professor
Leadership and Ministry

John DelHousaye, PhD

John DelHousaye, PhD

Associate Professor
New Testament

Wayne Grudem, PhD

Wayne Grudem, PhD

Research Professor
Theology and Biblical Studies

Peter Gurry, PhD

Peter Gurry, PhD

Assistant Professor
New Testament

Malcolm R. Hartnell, PhD

Malcolm R. Hartnell, PhD

Assistant Professor
Intercultural Studies and Evangelism

Jonathan Logan, MDiv

Jonathan Logan, MDiv

Instructor
Pastoral Theology

John Meade, PhD

John Meade, PhD

Associate Professor
Old Testament

Justin Smith, PsyD

Justin Smith, PsyD

Director of Counseling Program
Associate Professor

Steve Tracy, PhD

Steve Tracy, PhD

Professor
Theology and Ethics

Adjunct Faculty

Joshua Anderson, DMin

Joshua Anderson, DMin

Assistant Dean for Distance Education

Bud Brown, ThM, DMin

Bud Brown, ThM, DMin

Turnaround Pastors, Inc.
Doctor of Ministry

Travis Buchanan, PhD

Travis Buchanan, PhD

Adjunct Instructor Online
Biblical Literature

Shane Copeland, DMin

Shane Copeland, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Ministry Skills

Mark DeYmaz, DMin

Mark DeYmaz, DMin

Founding Pastor,
Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas
Doctor of Ministry

Kyle DiRoberts, MDiv, ThM

Kyle DiRoberts, MDiv, ThM

Adjunct Instructor Online
Biblical Literature

Al Fadi, MDiv

Al Fadi, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Intercultural Studies

Bryan Fergus, MDiv

Bryan Fergus, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Biblical Literature

Martin Gonzalez, DMin

Martin Gonzalez, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Intercultural Studies

Steve Johnson, STM

Steve Johnson, STM

Executive Vice President for Strategic Advancement

John Lake, DMin

John Lake, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Ministry Skills

Stephen Macchia, MDiv, DMin

Stephen Macchia, MDiv, DMin

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Spiritual Formation

Dennis Magary, PhD

Dennis Magary, PhD

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Old Testament

Gary McIntosh, DMin, PhD

Gary McIntosh, DMin, PhD

Talbot School of Theology
Doctor of Ministry

Tiina Mitchell, MDiv

Tiina Mitchell, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Spiritual Formation

William Mobley, PhD

William Mobley, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

Charles Moody, STM, DMin

Charles Moody, STM, DMin

Vice President of Student Development, Dean of Students
Director of Doctoral Studies

Carlyle Naylor, DMin

Carlyle Naylor, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Leadership Development

Brian Reed, MDiv, MTh

Brian Reed, MDiv, MTh

Adjunct Instructor
Old Testament Hebrew

Jerry Root, PhD

Jerry Root, PhD

Wheaton College Theology

Eckhard Schnabel, ThM, PhD

Eckhard Schnabel, ThM, PhD

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
New Testament

Thomas Schreiner, ThM, PhD

Thomas Schreiner, ThM, PhD

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
New Testament

Ryan Stephens, MDiv

Ryan Stephens, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor Online
Biblical Literature

Kathy Thomas, PhD

Kathy Thomas, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

Roxzne R. Thorstad, PsyD

Roxzne R. Thorstad, PsyD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

David Walther, LPC, NCC, ACS

David Walther, LPC, NCC, ACS

Adjunct Instructor
Counseling and Family

Jeffrey Weima, ThM, PhD

Jeffrey Weima, ThM, PhD

Calvin Theological Seminary
New Testament

Ted Wueste, STM, DMin

Ted Wueste, STM, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Spiritual Formation

Robert Yarbrough, PhD

Robert Yarbrough, PhD

Covenant Theological Seminary
New Testament

Staff

Joshua Anderson, DMin

Joshua Anderson, DMin

Assistant Dean for Distance Education

Deborah Arnitz

Deborah Arnitz

Accounting Specialist

Don Baltzer, MA

Don Baltzer, MA

Director of Media Communications

Eric Belmar, MBA

Eric Belmar, MBA

Comptroller

Danielle Cholly

Danielle Cholly

Assistant Registrar and Student Development Assistant

Andy Clare

Andy Clare

Student Services Advisor

Brenda Dinell, JD, MABL

Brenda Dinell, JD, MABL

Faculty Support Administrator

Rick Efird, ThM, DMin

Rick Efird, ThM, DMin

Director of Church Partnerships

Angela Ellis, MS

Angela Ellis, MS

Director of Human Resources

Kerry Failoni, MA, LPC

Kerry Failoni, MA, LPC

Assistant Director of Field Education

Jennifer Fox, MA

Jennifer Fox, MA

Receptionist/Enrollment Assistant

Nick Fryberger

Nick Fryberger

Student Services Advisor

Yvonne Gonzales

Yvonne Gonzales

Executive Administrative Manager

Samuel Gonzales

Samuel Gonzales

Campus Security Guard

Eden Henn

Eden Henn

Student Services Advisor

Julie Hoshiwara

Julie Hoshiwara

Enrollment Counselor, Team Lead

Bonnie Jones

Bonnie Jones

Director of Events

Pam Lyons

Pam Lyons

Bursar

Mitch Miller, MA

Mitch Miller, MA

Reference/Acquisitions Librarian

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Campus Facilities Coordinator

Doug Olbert, MDiv, MLIS

Doug Olbert, MDiv, MLIS

Director of Library Services

Joseph Phipps, MDiv

Joseph Phipps, MDiv

Enrollment Counselor

Roma Royer

Roma Royer

Assistant Dean of Academic Services & Assessment

Jim Santeford, MLIS

Jim Santeford, MLIS

Technical Services Librarian

Randy Short

Randy Short

Enrollment Counselor

Bill Slease, MDiv

Bill Slease, MDiv

Senior Course Developer

Merry Stenson

Merry Stenson

Registrar

Carrie Stephens

Carrie Stephens

Director of Enrollment and Student Services

Teaching Experience

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Dr. Arnold joined the Phoenix Seminary faculty in 2015 and teaches courses in Systematic Theology and Church History. Prior to coming to Phoenix Seminary, he pastored Smithland First Baptist Church in Smithland, KY.

Education

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Theology)



PhD

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (New Testament)



ThM

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary



MDiv

Eastern Kentucky University



BS

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Chairman of the Board, Arizona Right to Life
  • Advisory Board Member and Peer-Review Editor, Center for Ancient Christian Studies.

Publications

  • Justification in the Second Century. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017.
  • Cyprian of Carthage: Life and Impact. Forthcoming, Christian Focus, 2017.
  • Epistle to Diognetus: A Commentary. To be co-authored with Michael A. G. Haykin. Pickwick, contract forthcoming.
  • Irenaeus. Lexham, contract forthcoming.
  • “‘The Furtive Robbery of Life’: Abortion in the Church Fathers,” Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry, forthcoming.
  • "Augustine: A Restless Heart Satisfied," Real Truth Matters, September 2014.
  • Review of The Righteousness of One: An Evaluation of Early Patristic Soteriology in Light of the New Perspective on Paul by Jordan Cooper in Themelios 39.1 (2014): 125-27
  • Review of Augustine's Theology of Preaching by Peter Sanlon in Fides et Humilitas 1 (2014): 104-108.
  • Review: "Athanasius" by Peter Leithart in Credo Magazine. January 2012.

Ministry Experience

  • 2012-2015 – Senior Pastor, Smithland First Baptist Church
  • 2010-2012 – College Ministry, Fisherville Baptist Church

Professional Presentations

  • “Trypho’s Understanding of Justification in Dialogue with Trypho” at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 17, 2010.
  • “Justification in the Odes of Solomon” at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 19, 2014.
  • “‘The Holy Spirit is She who milked Him’: A Survey of the Trinity in the Odes of Solomon” at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 15, 2016.
  • “The Canonicity and Christological Appropriation of Baruch,” at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 16, 2016 (with John D. Meade).
  • “How Dark the Darkness? Justification before the Reformation” at The Gospel Coalition of Arizona, January 20, 2017.

Teaching Experience

Since 1990, Dr. Ball has been the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Tempe. He was also one of the founding pastors of Phoenix Seminary and served for a time as Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Ball is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences and is passionate about preaching the Bible and modeling integrity, grace, and mercy. His specialties include: conflict management, turn-around churches, church planting, world missions, and advanced teaching techniques.

Education

DMin, Western Seminary

Phoenix, AZ

DMin

Western Seminary (Church Education)



MA

Western Seminary (Theology)



MA

University of Arizona (Education)



MA

University of Arizona (Education)



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Publications

  • Contributing author to Discipleship and Mentoring
  • "Initiating Dialogue" in Ministry Advice from Seasoned Pastors

Professional Presentations

  • Teaching seminars on mentoring, the Bible, leadership, ministry, and conflict management
  • Coach for senior pastors, church boards, church plants, church leaders, and parachurch organizations

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Dr. Darryl DelHousaye is the Chief Executive Officer of the Seminary. He is responsible for the spiritual care of the students, faculty and staff; the overall status of the academic programs, as well as the proper development and stewardship of the resources of the Seminary.

Dr. DelHousaye pastored in California before coming to Arizona in 1981. He was Senior Pastor at Scottsdale Bible Church for 25 years and president of Phoenix Seminary for the last eight years. He is the author of Today for Eternity and the study notes for Acts in the Nelson’s New King James Study Bible.

Education

Western Seminary

Phoenix, AZ

DMin

Talbot School of Theology



MDiv

California State University Northridge



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Publications

  • Dr. DelHousaye is the author of Today for Eternity and the study notes for Acts in the Nelson New King James Study Bible. He co-authored Ask Pastor Darryl: Answers to 121 Frequently Asked Bible Questions, Servant Leadership: The Seven Distinctive Characteristics of a Leader, and The Personal Journal of Solomon: The Secrets of Kohelet.

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor, Scottsdale Bible Church

Teaching Experience

Dr. John DelHousaye joined the faculty of Phoenix Seminary in 2001 and predominantly teaches the books and language of the New Testament. Dr. DelHousaye serves the local church through preaching and teaching, as well as through the development of discipleship materials. His academic interests include Jesus, Judaism, the Church Fathers and Mothers, gender, justice, non-Western expressions of Christianity, and spiritual formation. He has taught at Seminario Evangelico de Lima and Arizona Christian University, also serving on the Advisory Council for Hope Women’s Center in Phoenix.

Education

Fuller Theological Seminary



PhD

Fuller Theological Seminary



ThM

Phoenix Seminary



MDiv

Arizona State University



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Consultant for and contributor to the ESV Study Bible (Crossway Bibles, 2008)
  • Pastored churches in California and Arizona, including a church plant
  • On Steering Committee for Evangelicals and Gender, a program section for The Evangelical Theological Society

Publications

  • "'It will not be taken from her': Jesus' inclusion of women in his circle of disciples." Mutuality 13 (2006).
  • "Praying with Kavanah: Watching Christ from Death to Glory." Journal of Spiritual Formation & Soul Care 2 (2009).
  • "Who are the Women Prophets in the Bible?" Mutuality 16 (2009).
  • "Jewish Groups at the Time of Jesus" in Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible: a guide to reading the Bible well. Edited by Wayne Grudem, C. John Collins, and Thomas R. Schreiner. Wheaton: Crossway, 2012.

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Dr. Grudem became Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in 2001 after teaching at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for 20 years. He has served as the President of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, as President of the Evangelical Theological Society (1999), and as a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible. He also served as the General Editor for the ESV Study Bible (Crossway Bibles, 2008).

Education

University of Cambridge



PhD

Westminster Theological Seminary



MDiv

Harvard University



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • General Editor of the ESV Study Bible (Crossway Bibles, 2008)
  • Member, Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible
  • Former President of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
  • President of the Evangelical Theological Society (1999)

Publications

  • Politics—According to the Bible (Zondervan, 2010)
  • Countering the Claims of Evangelical Feminism (Multnomah, 2006)
  • Evangelical Feminism: A New Path to Liberalism? (Crossway, 2006)
  • Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know (Zondervan, 2005)
  • The TNIV and the Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy (with Vern Poythress) (BandH Academic, 2005)
  • Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation (Crossway, 2005)
  • Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth (Multnomah, 2004)
  • Business for the Glory of God (Crossway Books, 2003)
  • The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today (Crossway Books, 2000)
  • Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith (Zondervan, 1999)
  • Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Zondervan, 1994)
  • The First Epistle of Peter (TNTC, IVP 1988)
  • Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood (with Dennis Rainey) (Crossway, 2003)
  • Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood (Crossway, 2002)
  • Are Miraculous Gifts for Today? Four Views (Zondervan, 1996)
  • Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism (with John Piper) (Crossway Books, 1991)

Teaching Experience

Peter Gurry joined the Phoenix Seminary faculty in 2017. He teaches courses in Greek Language and New Testament literature. His research interests range across Greek grammar, New Testament textual criticism, Christian Syriac literature and culture, the General Epistles, the doctrine of the atonement, and Biblical scholarship in Victorian era. He has presented his research in academic forums such as SBL, ETS, the British New Testament Conference, and the Oxbridge Biblical Studies Conference. Before moving to Phoenix, he and his family attended Faith Bible Church in Cincinnati and Christ Church in Cambridge. He is married to Kris and they have four young, highly-energetic children. Among other things, he enjoys cheap fast food, good typography, and Jack London stories.

Education

University of Cambridge



PhD

Dallas Theological Seminary



ThM

Moody Bible Institute



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Publications

  • An Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method. Atlanta: SBL Press/Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, forthcoming. Co-authored with Tommy Wasserman.
  • “Textual Criticism of James,” in Reading the Epistle of James: A Resource for Students, edited by Eric F. Mason and Darian Lockett. Resources for Biblical Study. Atlanta: SBL Press, forthcoming. Co-authored with Tommy Wasserman.
  • “How Your Greek New Testament Is Changing: A Simple Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method (CBGM),” JETS 59.4 (2016): 675–689.
  • “The Number of Variants in the Greek New Testament: A Proposed Estimate,” New Testament Studies 62.1 (2016): 97–121.

Ministry Experience

  • 2013–2016, Occasional Preacher and regular children’s Sunday school teacher, Christ Church, Cambridge
  • 2007–2008, Pastoral Intern, Faith Bible Church, Cincinnati
  • 2005–2007, Director of the Moody Kids Club, Cabrini Green, Chicago

Professional Presentations

  • “A Comparative Study of Scribal Tendencies in James: The CBGM and Singular Readings,” Society of Biblical Literature Meeting, November, 2016.
  • “Recent Developments in Editing the Greek New Testament,” Summer School in Textual Criticism, University of Ferrara, Italy, July 7, 2016.
  • “New Evidence in Textual Criticism: Using Pre-Genealogical Coherence in the Matthean Divorce Passages,” Oxbridge Biblical Studies Conference, University of Oxford, April 29, 2016.
  • “The Coherence-Based Genealogical Method (CBGM) and Scribal Habits in the Book of James,” British New Testament Conference, University of Edinburgh, September 4, 2015.
  • “A Response to ‘Irenaeus and Works of the Law: An Early Perspective on Paul,’” Oxbridge Biblical Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, May 1, 2015.
  • “The Harklean Syriac, the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method (CBGM), and the Development of the Byzantine Text: The State of Their Union,” Syriac Intellectual Culture in Late Antiquity, Oxford University, January 30, 2015.
  • “Demanding a Recount: Estimating the Number of Variants in the Greek New Testament,” Evangelical Theological Society Meeting, November 20, 2014.

Teaching Experience

Dr. Hartnell served with WorldVenture as a church worker on the South coast of Kenya for 17 years. His primary focus was church planting among the Digo, an unreached people group. Professor Hartnell also served as Kenya Field Chairman for six years and as pastor of a multi-ethnic church in Mombasa for two years. Presently, he is serving as an International Resource Consultant with WorldVenture in addition to teaching at Phoenix Seminary. Dr. Hartnell completed his Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies at the School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary. His award-winning dissertation was on the oral contextualization of biblical truth to the Digo people of Kenya.

Education

Fuller Theological Seminary (School of Intercultural Studies)



PhD

Fuller Theological Seminary (School of Intercultural Studies)



ThM

Denver Seminary



MDiv

Arizona State University



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Teaching in PathWays course (curriculum for local churches)
  • International Resource Consultant, WorldVenture
  • Academic Track Coordinator, Phoenix Ethnic Summit
  • Development coordinator of oral ministry materials, East Africa and Asia
  • Consultant, Timothy Project, Asia

Professional Presentations

  • “Take My Life” conference
  • Consultant teacher with Scottsdale Bible Church

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Dr. W. Bingham Hunter serves as Executive Vice President and Provost of the Seminary. He is responsible for the recruitment and leadership of the faculty and oversees academic programs, curricula, licensing, accreditation, assessment, academic records and the Library.

Prior to coming to the Seminary in 2007, Dr. Hunter served as Professor and Academic Dean of Talbot School of Theology; Professor, Sr. Vice President of Education and Academic Dean at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and has been an adjunct faculty member at the Associated Canadian Theological Seminary (ACTS), Western Seminary, Rosemead School of Theology and Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a visiting scholar at Cambridge University and the University of Strasbourg. He is ordained by the Evangelical Free Church of America, has served as a pastor in a multi-site megachurch, and ministered as an evangelist/Field Representative for World Wide Pictures, a division of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Education

University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen, Scotland

PhD

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (New Testament)



MA

Michigan State University



MS

Michigan State University



BS, MS

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Academic Dean, Talbot School of Theology (BIOLA University); and Senior Vice President of Education and Academic Dean at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Trinity International University). He has been an officer in the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), an elected Fellow of the Institute for Biblical Research (IBR) and member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). He has served as Chair of the Evangelical Seminary Deans Council. He also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.
  • Advisory Council for the English Standard Version of the Bible
  • Program and Curriculum Consultant for the CTL Seminary Consortium: Prediger und Missions Seminar St. Chrishona - Bettigen, Switzerland; Brüderhaus Tabor Seminar für innere und äussere Mission - Marburg, Germany; and Seminar der liebenzeller Mission - Bad Liebenzell, Germany.
  • Team Member or Chair for the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) accrediting teams.
  • Founding Board Member - Bannockburn Institute for Christianity and Contemporary Culture, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. Member, Board of Trustees, Western Seminary.

Publications

  • Dr. Hunter is the author of The God Who Hears, Praying When Life Hurts, the 5,000-word article, “Prayer,” in the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, published by InterVarsity Press and other articles on Christian prayer.

Teaching Experience

Rev. Steve Johnson is responsible for the day-to-day strategic operations of the seminary including oversight of Advancement, Marketing, Enrollment and Student Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Strategic Initiatives.

Steve brings 40 years of pastoral, cross-cultural, and organizational leadership to his role as Executive Vice President for Strategic Advancement. He has served as a church planter and the Senior Pastor of several churches in Arizona, California, Florida and Argentina. Most recently Steve was the President of Latin America Mission, an interdenominational ministry with several hundred Anglo and Hispanic missionaries and partners in over 20 countries. He is the co-author of Personal MinistryDesign™.

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Professor Logan entered pastoral ministry in 1980 after a military career in the United States Air Force as a highly decorated Chief Master Sergeant. Professor Logan has successfully planted churches on three continents. In 2001, Professor Logan pioneered a mission trip to plant churches in Uganda and Kenya. During this time, his mission team trained more than 4,000 church leaders, established two Bible institutes, and built two churches and two residences for local Pastors. Professor Logan is Chairman of the Arizona Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Pastors and Elders Council. He is also the Administrative Assistant to the Jurisdictional Bishop of the COGIC African Jurisdiction, as well as the pastor of Antioch Church God in Christ in Glendale, Arizona.

Education

Fuller Theological Seminary



DMin Candidate

Phoenix Seminary



MDiv

Troy State University



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Former United States Air Force Chief Master Sergeant
  • Pastor of Antioch Church of God in Christ in Glendale, Arizona
  • Chairman of the Arizona Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Pastors and Elders Council
  • Administrative Assistant to the Jurisdictional Bishop of the COGIC African Jurisdiction

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Dr. Meade joined the Phoenix Seminary Faculty in 2012. He teaches courses in Hebrew Language and Old Testament Literature. He also teaches elective courses on the Septuagint, the Apocrypha, the Canon of Scripture, and Biblical Theology. Dr. Meade’s research interests include Origen’s Hexapla, the Septuagint, Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, the Canon of Scripture, and Biblical Theology. He also presents papers at scholarly meetings such as the Evangelical Theological Society, the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, and the Society of Biblical Literature. He and his wife and four kids attend Trinity Bible Church where he also serves as small group leader and Sunday School teacher. When he is not researching, he enjoys adventures with his family in the National Parks and on hikes in northern AZ.

Education

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary



PhD

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary



MDiv

Columbia International University



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Publications

  • The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017 (coauthor Edmon L. Gallagher).
  • A Critical Edition of the Hexaplaric Fragments of Job 22-42. Louvain: Peeters Publishers, forthcoming 2017.
  • Articles on Masoretic Text, Septuagint, and the Hexapla in The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media. Edited by Tom Thatcher, Chris Keith, Raymond Person, and Elsie Stern (London: T & T Clark / Bloomsbury, forthcoming).
  • “An Analysis of the Syro-Hexapla of Job and Its Relationship to Other Ancient Sources.” Aramaic Studies 14.2 (2016): 212–41.
  • “The Meaning of Circumcision in Israel: A Proposal for a Transfer of Rite from Egypt to Israel.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 20.1 (2016): 35–54.
  • “The Significance of Ra 788 for a Critical Edition of the Hexaplaric Fragments of Job.” Pages 109–31 in XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Munich, 2013. Edited by W. Kraus, M. Meiser, and M. van der Meer. SBLSCS 64, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 2016.
  • Several articles on the Hexapla in The Textual History of the Bible, vol. 1. Edited by Armin Lange and Emanuel Tov (Brill, online version, 2015; print version, 2016–2017).
  • “Circumcision of the Flesh to Circumcision of the Heart: The Developing Typology of the Sign of the Abrahamic Covenant.” Pages 127–158 in Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies. Edited by Stephen Wellum and Brent Parker. Nashville: B & H, 2016.
  • “Circumcision of the Heart in Leviticus and Deuteronomy: Divine Means for Resolving Curse and Bringing Blessing.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 18.3 (2014): 59–85.
  • “Evaluating Evaluations: the Commentary of Biblia Hebraica Quinta and the Problem of holelot in Ecclesiastes 1:17,” in Sophia-Paideia. Miscellanea di studi in onore del Prof Don. Mario Cimosa, a cura di Gillian Bonney e Rafael Vicent (Nuova Biblioteca di Sienze Religiose 34). Roma: Libreria Ateneo Salesiano, 2012. (coauthor Peter J. Gentry)

Professional Presentations

  • “The ‘Canon’ Terminology of Epiphanius of Salamis.” Presented at the 2017 Theology Conference “How the Bible Came into Being” at Houston Baptist University in Houston.
  • “MasPs and the Early History of the Hebrew Psalter.” Presented with Peter Gentry at the 2016 annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature in San Antonio.
  • The Ancient Temple Library given at The Bible: Canon, Texts, and Translations conference January 2015.

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Dr. Moody administers programs designed to advance the pastoral and ministry formation of our students. He shepherds and counsels students, oversees student disciplinary matters, and directs the Doctor of Ministry degree program. Likewise, he directs the Mentoring program of the seminary and its Field Education curriculum. He teaches in homiletics, pastoral care, and ministry leadership. Dr. Moody has pastored in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Arizona, and has served a U.S. Navy chaplain in the US and at sea in the Western Pacific Rim. His Clinical Pastoral Education took place in both psychiatric and medical hospital settings with further study at the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Ministry to the Sick.

Education

Western Seminary



DMin

Yale University



STM

Lincoln Christian Seminary



MDiv & MA

William Jessup University



BA

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Dr. Smith first started working with troubled youth in 1981 as a volunteer with Youth For Christ. He has worked full-time with community mental health, child protective services, and the Wisconsin State hospital.

Dr. Smith grew up in S. E. Asia, returning to America when he was 17. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in International Relations and maintains an interest in cross-cultural issues, missions care, and third-culture issues. He is a licensed psychologist and has specialized in couples and family therapy; member care; abuse, neglect, and delinquency issues; trauma; assessment; the treatment of sexual addictions; and clinical supervision.

He has held various leadership positions in the local church, and has been a part of three church plants. The restoration and reconciliation of individuals and marriages within the church is a passion. Before coming to Phoenix Seminary he taught at Beloit College.

Dr. Smith is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS).

Education

Wheaton College



PsyD

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



MA

University of Wisconsin-Madison



BA

Professional Accomplishments

Publications

  • Smith, J. M. (2011). Characteristics and Typologies of Sex Offenders. In A. Schmutzer (Ed.), The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
  • Smith, J. M. (2008). [Review of the book Integrative Psychology]. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 51, 170-174.

Professional Presentations

  • Smith, J. M., & Schneberger, M. (April 5, 2014). Trauma and the Soul: How Attachment Trauma Interacts with the Image of God. Seminar presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Atlanta, GA.
  • Smith, J. M. (Nov. 20, 2013). Pastoral Ministry: Understanding the Etiology and Prevalence of Violence in the World and the Role of the Church in Restraining Violence. Invited keynote address to the Indonesian Pastoral Association National Congress and Convention. Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia.
  • Abstract Reader, 71st AAMFT Annual Conference, Portland, OR (Oct. 2013).
  • Smith, J. M. (November 18, 2011). Profile of an Abuser; & Counseling the Survivor of Sexual Abuse. Plenary addresses at Congreso Internacional de Psicoterapia y Consejeria Biblicas: Violencia Familiar y de Genero; Maltrato y Abuso Sexual Infantil. Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Smith, J. M. (April 1, 2011). Systemic Therapy for the 21st Century: A Call for Christian Engagement. Seminar presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Smith, J. M., & Walther, D. (April 1, 2011). Advanced Perspectives on Clinical Supervision and Field Placement: 7 Practical Steps for 7 Deadly Sins. Seminar presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Indianapolis, IN.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Dr. Tracy pastored in three different churches for 15 years before coming on staff full-time at Phoenix Seminary. He and his wife Celestia are the founders of Mending the Soul Ministries, a Christian nonprofit which provides written resources and training on abuse, trauma, and sexuality. Steve and Celestia are also on the staff of Global Training Network, a global mission agency.

For the past several years Steve and Celestia have had the privilege of ministering to the broken and those who minister to them by conducting seminars and trainings in the US and around the world, particularly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Mexico. Steve taught classes on a part-time basis at Phoenix Seminary for six years and served as Vice President of Academic Affairs from 1999 to 2006. His work has been published in numerous books, magazines, and journals, including Journal of Psychology and Theology, Calvin Theological Journal, Themelios, Trinity Journal, Cultural Encounters, Africanus Journal, Priscilla Papers, and Christianity Today.

Dr. Tracy’s research and ministry specialization is in gender, sexuality, and abuse. Dr. Tracy has served the state of Arizona on the Governor’s Commission for the Prevention of Violence against Women, and is also Director of Research and Curriculum for Mending the Soul Ministries.

Education

University of Sheffield, England



PhD,

Western Seminary



ThM

Western Seminary



MDiv

Arizona State University



BA

Moody Bible Institute (Pastoral Studies)



Diploma

Professional Accomplishments

Academic Leadership

  • Founder and director of Research and Curriculum, Mending the Soul Ministries
  • Contributing editor of the journal Cultural Encounters
  • Adjunct faculty member, Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo (Christian Bilingual University of Congo), Beni, Demorcratic Republic of the Congo
  • Member of the American Bible Society’s Trauma Healing Advisory Council
  • Former member of the Governor’s Commission for the Prevention of Violence against Women

Publications

  • By His Wounds: Trauma Healing for Africa (Mending the Soul Ministries, 2014)
  • Caring for the Vulnerable Child: Welcoming Children Who Have Experienced Neglect, Abandonment, & Abuse (co-authored with Celestia Tracy) (Mending the Soul, 2014)
  • Forever and Always: The Art of Bonding (Wipf & Stock, 2011) (coauthored with Celestia Tracy)
  • Mending the Soul Student Edition (co-authored with Celestia Tracy) (Zondervan/Youth Specialties, 2011)
  • Princess Found: A Guide for Mentors of Sexually Exploited Girls (coauthored with Celestia Tracy) (Mending the Soul Ministries, 2011)
  • Marriage at the Crossroads: Couples in Conversation about Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy (IVP, 2009) (coauthored with Celestia Tracy and William and Aída Spencer)
  • Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse (Zondervan, 2005)
  • "Concepts of Gender and the Global Abuse of Women." Cultural Encounters (2013)
  • "An Ugly Secret: Definitions, Prevalence, and Denial of Sexual Abuse." In The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused (2011).
  • "The Culture Wars Over Family Values: Are Evangelicals Fighting the Wrong Battles in the Wrong Way and Losing Badly?" Africanus Journal (2011)
  • "Abuse and the Gospel: Calling the Evangelical Church to Truth." In Responding to Abuse in Christian Homes: A Challenge to Churches and Their Leaders (2011).
  • "Abortion, the Marginalized, and the Vulnerable: A Social Justice Perspective for Reducing Abortion." Cultural Encounters (2010)
  • "Patriarchy, Abuse, and Heroism: Lessons from the Congo." Mutuality Magazine (2008)
  • "What Does ‘Submit in Everything’ Really Mean? The Nature and Scope of Marital Submission." Trinity Journal (2008)
  • "Patriarchy and Domestic Violence: Challenging Common Misconceptions." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (2007)
  • "Clergy Responses to Domestic Violence." Priscilla Papers (2007)
  • "Domestic Violence in the Church and Redemptive Suffering in 1 Peter." Calvin Theological Journal (2006)
  • "Chastity and the Goodness of God: The Case for Premarital Sexual Abstinence." Themelios 31 (2006): 54-71.
  • "Theodicy, Eschatology, and the Open View of God." In Looking into the Future: Evangelical Studies in Eschatology (2001)
  • "Sexual Abuse and Forgiveness." Journal of Psychology and Theology 27 (1999)

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Leadership Team

Darryl L. Delhousaye, DMin

Darryl L. Delhousaye, DMin

President
Professor, Pastoral Ministry

W. Bingham Hunter, PhD

W. Bingham Hunter, PhD

Executive Vice President
Chief Academic Officer
Professor, Biblical Studies & Prayer

Steve Johnson, STM

Steve Johnson, STM

Executive Vice President for Strategic Advancement

Charles Moody, STM, DMin

Charles Moody, STM, DMin

Vice President of Student Development, Dean of Students
Director of Doctoral Studies