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Course Descriptions: Practical Theology Department

Future Christian leaders must be equipped not only with theological knowledge but also the requisite professional skills to minister effectively in the modern world. Preaching, Christian education, counseling, and clinical programs provide adequate opportunity for giving a strong real-life emphasis to the preparation of future Christian leaders.



Mark L. Bradford, Psy.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology

Earl G. Creps, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Renewal

Richard L. Dresselhaus, D.Min.
Visiting Professor of Preaching

Edgar R. Lee, S.T.D.
Senior Professor of Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Theology

Stephen Lim, D.Min.
Professor of Leadership and Ministry

J. Melvyn Ming, D.Min.
Visiting Professor of Church Leadership

Johan Mostert, D.Phil.
Professor of Community Psychology

Lori S. O’Dea, D.Min.
Visiting Professor of Practical Theology

Doug Oss, Ph.D.
Director of the Cordas C. Burnett Center for Biblical Preaching
Professor of Bible Exposition

Melody D. Palm, Psy.D.
Director of Counseling Programs
Professor of Counseling Psychology

Angela C. Reid, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Cheryl A. Taylor, D.Min.
Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Associate Professor of Practical Theology

Jay P. Taylor, D.Min.
Department Chairperson
Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation

Randy C. Walls, D.Min.
Director of Continuing Education
Associate Professor of Leadership and Spiritual Formation






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