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Brian Arnold, PhD


Dr. Brian Arnold serves as the fourth President of Phoenix Seminary. In this role he combines a love for the local church with a passion for serious, academic theology. He is convinced that seminaries are servants of the church, uniquely positioned to train men and women for mature, biblically-grounded ministry in a rapidly changing world.


Before joining the faculty of Phoenix Seminary in 2015, Dr. Arnold served as the Pastor of Smithland First Baptist Church in Kentucky. During his tenure as Pastor, the church doubled in size. Prior to pastoring, he worked as a paramedic for nearly a decade. Dr. Arnold earned his Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2013 and has since authored two books, Justification in the Second Century (de Gruyter; Baylor University Press) and Cyprian of Carthage: His Life and Impact (Christian Focus), and a number of journal articles. He has been married to Lauren since 2007 and has two children, Jameson and Natalie.


Darryl L. DelHousaye, DMin

Professor, Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Darryl DelHousaye is active in the spiritual care of students, faculty and staff. He also serves as a resource to the President assisting in the development of the resources of the Seminary.  Through his on-going ministry as a gifted Bible expositor, Pastor Darryl additionally serves as a distinguished ambassador of Phoenix Seminary.

Dr. DelHousaye pastored in California before coming to Arizona in 1981. He was Senior Pastor at Scottsdale Bible Church for 25 years and was President of Phoenix Seminary for 23 years. He is the author of Today for Eternity and the study notes for Acts in Nelson’s New King James Study Bible.


W. Bingham Hunter, PhD

Executive Vice President
Provost/Chief Operating Officer
Professor, Biblical Studies & Prayer

Dr. W. Bingham Hunter serves as Executive Vice President and Provost of the Seminary. He oversees the Academic and Operational activities of the Seminary and previously served as Academic Vice President and Dean.

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 Psychology 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. He is the author of The God Who Hears and Praying When Life Hurts.

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