Master of Divinity, Bethel Seminary
Started at Bethel
- London School of Theology (Middlesex University) - PhD, 2014
- Bethel Seminary - M.Div., 2004
- University of Chicago - M.B.A., 1982
- London School of Economics and Political Science - M.Sc. Econ, 1982
- Smith College - B.A., 1975
Retired pastor (Ordained to Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church).
Active member of Grace Community Covenant Church, Tucson, Arizona.
Married to Carver Nixon (24 years).
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Bethel Seminary, Adjunct Faculty
New Testament Survey (Fully distance course) - Spring 2016
Hermeneutics (Intensive course) - Fall 2014, 2015
Elementary Greek II (Intensive course) - Fall 2012
Elementary Greek I (Intensive course—co-teacher) - Summer 2012
Acts and the Pauline Letters (Fully distance course) - Summer 2010
Bethel Seminary, Assisting Instructor
Intermediate Greek (Fully distance course) - Winter 2013
Greek Exegesis (Intensive course) - Spring 2013
Acts and the Pauline Letters (Fully distance course) - Spring 2009
Bethel Seminary Greek Coach - Spring/Summer 2006, 2008
Bethel Seminary Hebrew Coach - Winter/Spring 2006
Richmont Graduate University, Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2013, 2014, 2015
Biblical Themes (Intensive Course)
North Park Seminary, Adjunct Faculty
Interpreting the New Testament II (Fully distance course), Fall 2015
Northwestern Michigan College, Adjunct Faculty, 1996 to 2002
Courses in general Economics and Microeconomics.
Graduated summa cum laude from Bethel Seminary (2004). Received the Faculty Award.
Book Note of The Psalms of Lament in Mark’s Passion: Jesus’ Davidic Suffering, by Stephen P. Ahearne-Kroll. Religious Studies Review 41, no. 4 (December 2015): 195.
“Alexandar Balas,” “Mariamme I,” “Mariamme II,” “Lycia,” “Antipatris,” and “Phoenix.” In Lexham Bible Dictionary (an on-line publication of Logos Bible Software).
“Response to Hoag.” Ex Auditu 27 (2011): 161-168.
Review of Paul: A Very Short Introduction, by E. P. Sanders. Teaching the Bible (an electronic SBL publication; December, 2010).
Response to “Decorum and Deeds in 1 Timothy 2:9-10 in light of Ephesiaca by Xenophon of Ephesus,” by Gary G. Hoag, North Park Theological Seminary Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, September, 2011.
Response to “Justification, Judgment & Behavior: Judgment Day’s Coming Verdict Now Announced in the Gospel,” by Ardel B. Canaday, and “Do the Apostolic Fathers Support the Premises of the New Perspectives on Paul and the Law?,” by James B. De Young, Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 2010.
Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards
Institute of Biblical Research, 2005 to present
Society of Biblical Literature, 2005 to present
Evangelical Theological Society, 2005 to present
Hobbies and Interests
Reading, tennis, crocheting.
"Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord: (Luke 2:11 NIV)