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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Faculty

Charles Bradshaw

Adjunct Faculty | cob79424@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

Jeannine Brown

Professor of New Testament | j-brown@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Dr. Brown has focused much of her research and writing on the Gospels and on hermeneutics. In addition to a book on biblical hermeneutics, she has published two commentaries on Matthew's Gospel and is currently co-writing a third. Brown has also co-written on interdisciplinary topics, such as Christian formation and interdisciplinary integration.

Howard Cassidy-Moffatt

Adjunct Faculty | hoc45784@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2011

The Theology and Practice of Christian Ministry.

Norah Caudill

Faculty Associate of Old Testament | n-caudill@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Hebrew, Hebrew Exegesis, Old Testament

Jeramy Clark

Adjunct Faculty | jac25278@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2014

Professor Clark is the Pastor of Discipleship Ministries at Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, CA. He grew up in Rodeo, CA, and has worked at several churches during his ministry career, and has also served as a High School Pastor. Jeramy has been cheerfully married to his wife Jerusha for over ten years, and is a father to Jocelyn and Jasmine.

David Diener

Adjunct Faculty | david-diener@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2009

Professor Diener offers Bethel Seminary a unique perspective to theological education with time with the US Air Force. His experience in the Air Force directly influences and is infused in his teaching in missions, global & contextual studies, and missiology.

Dennis R. Edwards

Adjunct Faculty | dedwards@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

Paul Ferris

Professor | pferris@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Content and exegesis of the First Testament and biblical languages

Curtis Gruber

Adjunct Faculty | c-gruber@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1981

Curtis began teaching at Bethel University (College at the time) in 1981 as an instructor in New Testament Greek, and eventually taught as Lead Faculty in Christian Ministries. He has taught evangelism, discipleship, and various ministry leadership courses for the Seminary. 

Daniel M. Gurtner

Adjunct Faculty | dgurtner@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2005

New Testament

Tim Henderson

Adjunct Instructor of Biblical Studies | timothy-henderson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

New Testament and early Christianity

Natalie Hendrickson

Director of Supervised Ministry & Student Assessment, Director of Student Assessment, Adjunct Faculty and Adjunct Faculty | natalie-hendrickson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Natalie serves as the Director of Supervised Ministry and Student Assessment at Bethel Seminary San Diego, and also teaches internship and spiritual formation courses.

David Howard

Professor | dhoward@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1982-1990, 2000-present.

Old Testament, Hebrew, and Hermeneutics

Peter Kapsner

Teaching Partner in Theological Studies | kappet@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

New Testament. Church history and engagement with culture. Leadership in ministry. Human sexuality. Spiritual formation.

Shane Long

Adjunct Instructor | shane-long@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Family systems, differentiation of self, narrative and constructivist approaches in therapy, socio-economic and cultural issues in therapy, and integration of religion and spirituality in the field of psychotherapy.

Lyn Nixon

Adjunct Faculty | nixlyn@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2009

Greek, Hermeneutics, New Testament, Biblical Theology, The Use of the OT in the NT

Andrew Rowell

Instructor | a-rowell@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lesslie Newbigin, Eugene Peterson, church planting, church consulting, megachurches, trends in theological education, business management, the quantitative study of congregations in sociology, models of practical theology, the history of pastoral ministry, pastoral ministry in literature.

Andrew Russell

Adjunct Assistant Professor of General Studies | andrew-russell@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2013

The Keswick Movement, Religious Practices, the Modern Missionary Movement, the East African Revival, the Christian and Missionary Alliance, John Wesley, Jonathan Edwards

Glen Scorgie

Professor of Theology | g-scorgie@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1996

Systematic theology, historical theology, spiritual theology and ethics.

Mark Strauss

University Professor of New Testament | m-strauss@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1993

New Testament, Greek, Bible Translation, and Hermeneutics

Mofid Wasef

Adjunct Faculty | mow92538@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2009

Dr. Mofid Wasef has been an ordained Presbyterian pastor since 1987. He is the pastor of Pastoral Care as well as the sole pastor of the Arabic Speaking Congregation at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church. He began his ministry in Egypt as the pastor of Moharram Bek Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Egypt. He served in Alexandria until 1991, when he moved to the United States for graduate education in theological studies. Dr. Wasef's research interests are primarily focused on I. . . read more.

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