Faculty and Staff

Faculty and 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.

Leadership Team

Darryl L. DelHousaye, DMin

President
Professor, Pastoral Ministry

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.

Bingham Hunter, PhD

Executive Vice President/Provost
Professor, Biblical Studies and Prayer

Dr. W. Bingham Hunter is responsible for the development, quality, and advancement of the Seminary’s educational programs, including overseeing its faculty, curriculum, accreditation, and assessment.

Dr. Hunter has taught at Talbot School of Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Cambridge University, and the University of Strasbourg. Additionally, he has taught as a Visiting Professor in the masters and doctoral programs of the Associated Canadian Theological Seminaries, Fuller Theological Seminary, Rosemead School of Psychology, Talbot School of Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Western Seminary. He has authored Praying when Life Hurts, The God Who Hears, and contributed to The Dictionary of Paul and His Letters.

Steve Johnson, STM

Executive Vice President for Strategic Advancement

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™.

Charles Moody, STM, DMin

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

Dr. Moody administers programs designed to advance the pastoral and ministry formation of our students. He shepherds, counsels students, and oversees student disciplinary matters. He is the director of the Doctor of Ministry program and teaches homiletics, pastoral care and ministry leadership.

Dr. Moody has pastored in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Arizona, and has served a U.S. Navy chaplain. 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.

Resident Faculty

Brian Arnold, PhD

Assistant Professor
Theology

Roger Ball, DMin

Associate Professor
Leadership and Ministry

John DelHousaye, PhD

Associate Professor
New Testament

Wayne Grudem, PhD

Research Professor
Theology and Biblical Studies

Peter Gurry, PhD

Assistant Professor
New Testament

Malcolm Hartnell, PhD

Assistant Professor
Intercultural Studies and Evangelism

Jonathan Logan, MDiv

Instructor
Pastoral Theology

John Meade, PhD

Associate Professor
Old Testament

Justin Smith, PsyD

Director of Counseling Program
Associate Professor

Steve Tracy, PhD

Professor
Theology and Ethics

Adjunct Faculty

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Joshua Anderson, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Online, Biblical Literature

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Travis Buchanan, MDiv, MLitt, PhD

Adjunct Instructor
Online, Biblical Literature

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Shane Copeland, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Ministry Skills

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Kuo-Yi Chung, PhD

Assistant Director of Field Education
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Brenda Dinell, JD, MABL

Adjunct Professor
Online, Biblical Literature

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Kyle DiRoberts, MDiv, ThM

Adjunct Instructor
Online, Biblical Literature

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Rick Efird, ThM, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Leadership Development

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Al Fadi, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Intercultural Studies

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Bryan Fergus, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Biblical Literature

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Martin Gonzalez, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Intercultural Studies

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Steve Johnson, MDiv, STM

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Adjunct Instructor
Intercultural Studies

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John Lake, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Ministry Skills

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Tiina Mitchell, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Spiritual Formation

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William Mobley, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

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Chip Moody, STM, DMin

Vice President / Dean of Students
Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Adjunct Professor
Homiletics & Pastoral Theology

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Carlyle Naylor, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Leadership Development

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Brian Reed, MDiv, MTh

Adjunct Instructor
Old Testament Hebrew

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Ryan Stephens, MDiv

Adjunct Instructor
Online, Biblical Literature

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Kathy Thomas, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

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Roxane R. Thorstad, PsyD

Adjunct Professor
Counseling and Family

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David Walther, LPC, NCC, ACS

Adjunct Instructor
Counseling and Family

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Ted Wueste, STM, DMin

Adjunct Professor
Spiritual Formation

Visiting Professors

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Bud Brown, ThM, DMin

Turnaround Pastors, Inc.
Doctor of Ministry

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Mark DeYmaz, DMin

Founding Pastor,
Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas
Doctor of Ministry

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Stephen Macchia, MDiv, DMin

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Spiritual Formation

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Dennis Magary, PhD

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Old Testament

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Gary McIntosh, DMin, PhD

Talbot School of Theology
Doctor of Ministry

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Jerry Root, PhD

Wheaton College
Theology

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Eckhard Schnabel, ThM, PhD

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
New Testament

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Thomas Schreiner, ThM, PhD

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
New Testament

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Jeffrey Weima, ThM, PhD

Calvin Theological Seminary
New Testament

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Robert Yarbrough, PhD

Covenant Theological Seminary
New Testament

Staff

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Joshua Anderson, MDiv

Director of Online Learning and Educational Technology

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Don Baltzer

Director of Communications

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Eric Belmar

Comptroller

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Andy Clare

Enrollment Advisor

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Danielle Cholly

Student Development Assistant

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Kuo-Yi Chung, PhD

Assistant Director of Field Education

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Brenda Dinell

Faculty Assistant

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Angela Ellis

Director of Human Resources

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Rick Efird

Director of Alumni Relations and Coaching

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Nick Fryberger

Student Services Advisor

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Yvonne Gonzales

Executive Administrative Manager

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Jonathan Griffin

Director of Enrollment

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Julie Hoshiwara

Enrollment Counselor

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Bonnie Jones

Advancement Coordinator

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Jenny Miller

Assistant Registrar
Student Services Advisor

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Mitch Miller

Acquisitions Librarian

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Doug Olbert, MDiv, MLIS

Director of Library Services

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Roma Royer

Director of Academic Services
Director of Assessment

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Jim Santeford

Technical Services Librarian

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Bill Slease, MDiv

Online Course Developer

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Merry Stenson

Registrar

Board of Directors

Dr. Gary Damore

Chairman

Principal, Cultivate Consulting

Pastor Jamie Rasmussen

Secretary

Senior Pastor, Scottsdale Bible Church

Dr. Tacy C. Ashby

Senior VP, Strategic Alliances, Grand Canyon University

Dr. Jacqueline Chadwick

Vice Chair

Vice Dean of Educational Affairs and Accreditation at Texas Christian University/University of North Texas School of Medicine

Ms. Joni J. Hegel

President, Sierra National Corp.

Mr. Robert K. Machen

Retired Senior Vice President, Grand Canyon University

Mr. Ken Beckemeyer

 

CEO/Owner, TKM Avionics

Ms. Cathey Moses

Vice President, Booking and Marketing, Grand Canyon University

Mr. Daniel T. Schmaltz

Partner, Thrivent Financial

Mr. Robert Erven Brown

Pro-bono Legal Advisor

Gallagher & Kennedy, PA

Ms. Janice D. Stoney

Former Exec. VP, USWEST Communications Consumer Division

Ms. Barbara Uhlmann

Homemaker, Volunteer, Lay Counselor and Mentor

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