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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.

Program Directors & Lead Faculty

Jeannine Brown

Jeannine Brown

Director of Online Programs | j-brown@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Dr. Brown has focused much of her research and writing on the Gospels, hermeneutics, and interdisciplinary integration. In addition to a book on biblical hermeneutics (Scripture as Communication) and two books on integration, she has published three commentaries on Matthew's Gospel. She is a member of the NIV translation team and is a part of the revision project for the NIV Study Bible, celebrating its 35th year in 2020. Her current writing projects include commentaries on Philippians (Tyn. . . read more.

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Charles Bradshaw

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

Paul Ferris

Paul Ferris

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

Content and exegesis of the First Testament and biblical languages

Natalie Hendrickson

Natalie Hendrickson

| 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.

Justin Irving

Justin Irving

| j-irving@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Leadership Studies; Servant Leadership; Team Effectiveness; Cross-Cultural Leadership; Organizational Change; Ministry Leadership; Purpose in Leadership; Leadership Assessment; Research Methodology and Design; Spiritual and Personal Formation for Leaders

Mark McCloskey

Mark McCloskey

| m-mccloskey@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Biblical theology of leadership, leadership formation, organizational leadership development, team building, virtue-based leadership, strategic planning

Arnell Motz

Arnell Motz

| a-motz@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Dr. Motz serves Bethel Seminary San Diego as an adjunct professor for preaching and missional leadership. Arnell's ministry career has been in missions. He has served 12 years as the Executive Director of Outreach Canada and SIM Canada. He also has 10 years of field service in Ethiopia and Bolivia.

Sandra Oslund

Sandra Oslund

| s-oslund@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2003

As director of the St. Paul seminary library, I collaborate with teaching faculty and lead the library staff in fulfilling the seminary’s educational mission.

Glen Scorgie

Glen Scorgie

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

Systematic theology, historical theology, spiritual theology and ethics.

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Mofid Wasef

| 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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