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Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2017-2018 
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The School of Ministry

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Jonathan Grenz, Ph.D., Dean



  • Karelynne Ayayo, Th.D.
  • Terriel Byrd, Ph.D.
  • Paul Copan, Ph.D.
  • Victor Copan, Th.D.
  • Justin K. Hardin, Ph.D.
  • E. Randolph Richards, Ph.D.
  • Gerald Wright, Th.D.

Associate Professors

  • Bernard Cueto, Ph.D.
  • Jonathan Grenz, Ph.D.
  • Nathan Lane, Ph. D.
  • Kathy Maxwell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors

  • Ryan Gladwin, Ph.D.
  • Mike Griffin, M.Div.
  • D. Eric Lowdermilk, D. Th.
  • Nathan Maxwell, Ph.D.


Mark Kaprive, M.A.


The School of Ministry (SOM) supports the mission of Palm Beach Atlantic University by training graduates for effective Christian ministry.  To this end, the professors stress rigorous biblical and theological study that is directly and immediately connected to a Christian worldview that promotes the practical fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20). 

School of Ministry Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Ministry is to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and character for effective Christian ministry.



*Available at the PBA Orlando Campus starting January 8, 2018.

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