but Not Thoughtful, Righteous but Not Just
Debbie Gill joined the faculty at AGTS
in the Fall of 2006. On February 21, 2007, she was formally
installed as professor of New Testament Exegesis. In her
inaugural lecture, she invites the church to examine how
it deals with internal faith differences.
Listen to this Lecture!
(This lecture is also available on our Special
Called to the ministry of the Word, Dr. Gill serves the
Seminary as Professor of New Testament Exposition. She has
taught over twenty years in higher education and holds a
B.S. in Music Education (University of Minnesota), an M.Div.
and an M.A. in Biblical Languages (Assemblies of God Theological
Seminary), and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies, Old and New Testaments
(Fuller Theological Seminary). Deborah has ministered the
Word throughout this country and in many other nations around
Dr. Gill is very committed to advancing spiritual formation.
She served as National Director of the Division of Christian
Education and Commissioner of Discipleship from 2002-2006
and is presently developing discipleship coaching materials.
Deborah is also an advocate for women in ministry and leadership.
She helped found the Fellowship for Credentialed Women (Minnesota
District) and Christians for Biblical Equality International
and serves on the Network for Women in Ministry Steering
Committee and on the gender issue group (IG24) of the Lausanne
Committee for World Evangelization. In addition to contributing
articles to journals and study Bibles, and chapters to Festschriften,
Dr. Gill wrote “The Pastoral Epistles” in Life
in the Spirit New Testament Commentary (Zondervan), and
co-authored God’s Women—Then and Now (presently
in its 2nd English edition and Tamil translation [OM Authentic
Media] with Malayalam, Hindi, and Telegu translations in
process). A Study Guide for the book will be out this
Deborah loves the local church and has
served in volunteer and staff positions in music, education,
ministries, and in singles, youth, and associate pastoral
roles. For thirteen years, she pastored the New Americans
(southeast Asian refugee congregation) at Summit Church in
St. Paul and, from 1997-2001, she was Senior Pastor of Living
Hope (a cell-based church) in North Oaks, Minnesota.
Debbie is married to Jan Gill, an architect
specializing in church design. Together they race sailboats.
Monday, July 2, 2007 12:35 PM