Jan 25, 2020  
Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog - 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Evening & Online Catalog - 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The School of Ministry

E. Randolph Richards, Ph.D., Dean


  • Terriel Byrd, Ph.D.
  • Paul Copan, Ph.D.
  • E. Randolph Richards, Ph.D.
  • Gerald Wright, Th.D.

Associate Professors

  • Karelynne Ayayo, Th.D.
  • Victor Copan, Th.D.
  • Jonathan Grenz, Ph.D.
  • Justin Hardin, Ph.D.
  • Nathan Lane, Ph.D.
  • Kathy Maxwell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors

  • Bernard Cueto, Ph.D.
  • Ryan Gladwin, Ph.D.
  • Mike Griffin, Ph.D.
  • D. Eric Lowdermilk, D.Th.
  • Nathan Maxwell, Ph.D.
  • Myles Wertz, Ph.D.


  • Mark Kaprive, M.A.


The mission of the School of Ministry is to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and character necessary for effective Christian ministry. A successful graduate of the School of Ministry will:

  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of the biblical, theological, historical, and practical dimensions of the Christian faith.
  • Demonstrate the skills to provide Christian leadership in a specific area of the church’s ministry.
  • Display the character necessary for effective Christian ministry.