Theology and Global Church Ministries

Chair of Undergraduate Studies:

Dr. Brandon Schmidly
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia

Jacque Harrell – Administrative Assistant

JMarla McLane – Logistics Coordinator

Jeff Nelson – Missionary in Residence

Faculty

Dr. Robert Berg
B.A. Wheaton College
M.T.S. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Drew University
Dr. Gary Martindale
B.A. Southwestern Assemblies of God College
B.S. University of Texas
M.A. St. Mary’s University
Ph.D. Baylor University
Dr. Vince Medina
B.A. Central Bible College
M.Div. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
S.T.M. Concordia Seminary
Ph.D. Concordia Seminary
Dr. Wave Nunnally
B.A. Mississippi College
M.A. Institute of Holy Land Studies
M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary
M.Phil. Hebrew Union College
Ph.D. Hebrew Union College
Dr. William Griffin
B.A. Evangel University
M.Div. Harvard University
Ph.D. Emory University
Dr. Martin Mittelstadt
B.Th. Horizon College/University of Winnipeg
M.Div. Providence Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Marquette University
Dr. Mark Jenkins
B.A. Evangel University
M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. Charles E. Self
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A. Graduate Theological Union
Dr. Michael Jaffe
A.S. Cumberland County College
B.A. Central Bible College
M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Steve Smallwood
B.S. Bethany Bible College
M.Div. California Theological Seminary
D.Min. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Mark Fabian
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Rev. Chris McGough
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Sandy Friesen
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ph.D. St. Louis University
Dr. Don Johns
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.B.A. Missouri State University
Ph.D. Saint Louis University
Dr. Roger D. Cotton
B.A. Central Bible College
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
STM, ThD Concordia Seminary
Dr. Jon M. Dahlager
B.A. North Central Bible College
MA Bethel Theological Seminary
DMin Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. John L. Easter
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Marvin G. Gilbert
B.A. Central Bible College
MS Central Missouri State University
EdD Texas Tech University
Dr. Deborah M. Gill
B.S. University of Minnesota
MDiv, M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. A. Elizabeth Grant
B.S. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Biola University
Dr. Randy C. Walls
B.A. Evangel College (Evangel University)
M.Div, DMin Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Anita L. Koeshall
BPharm University of Wisconsin
M.A. Biola University
Ph.D Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. John F. Koeshall
B.A. North Central University
B.S. Wisconsin State University
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Biola University
Dr. Paul Lewis
B.A. Southwest Missouri State University
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. Southwest Missouri State University
Ph.D. Baylor University
Dr. Lois E. Olena
B.S. Valley Forge Christian College
M.A. Gratz College
D.Min Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Doug Oss
B.A. Western Washington University
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
PhD Westmister Theological Seminary
Dr. Melody D. Palm
B.A. Bethany College (Bethany University)
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
PsyD Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Dr. DeLonn L. Rance
B.A. Bethany College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. Vangaurd University
Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Doctor Honoris Causa Universidad Cristina de las Asambleas de Dios (El Salvador)

Faculty Emeritus

Byron Klaus Johan Mostert
James Railey Cheryl Taylor
Jay Taylor

Adjunct Faculty

Mark Hausfeld James Hernando
Sobhi Malek Ivan Satyavrata
Dr. Mark McLean (2007) // Photo by: Paul K. Logsdon

Memorial for beloved professor, Police chaplain, Dr. Mark McLean

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Dr. Mark McLean, a retired Evangel University professor and chaplain with the Springfield Police Department, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, following a long-term struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Mark is survived by his wife, June, and two grown children, Scott and Christina. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 to ...

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Dr. Paul Lewis, associate dean, professor of Historical Theology and Intercultural Studies at AGTS.

AGTS professor named V.P. of national association

Dr. Paul W. Lewis, associate dean of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University, has been elected to the executive committee of the Association of Professors of Mission (APM). APM is an international organization founded in 1952 to help foster Christian missions and its teaching in colleges and seminaries. Dr. Lewis was voted ...

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Archaeologist and Evangel University professor Dr. Mark Jenkins teaches students on-site the proper way to clean pottery from a fresh dig. Cleaning and examining the pottery by hand is essential in identifying the age of the archaeological layer that it was taken from.

Evangel & AGTS students have life-changing experiences with Center for Holy Lands Study trip

For three weeks this summer (2018), more than 20 students, faculty and staff from Evangel University and its seminary traveled to Israel and participated in a special on-site study of scripture through the Springfield-based Center for Holy Lands Studies. The program is designed for anyone desiring an intense and comprehensive learning experience in the lands of the ...

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Dr. Paul Lewis, associate dean and professor of historical theology and intercultural studies at AGTS.

Research methods textbook published by AGTS professors

Royalties from Missiological Research to fund scholarships  A new textbook designed to teach the many methods of academic research has been developed by a team of professors affiliated with the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University, in Springfield, Mo. According to Dr. Paul Lewis, associate dean at AGTS, “Research in general is conducted ...

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Evangel President, Dr. Carol Taylor, presents Dr. Robert Berg with the University’s top award for members of the faculty. // Photo by: GradImages

Dr. Robert Berg awarded Evangel’s highest honor for academic excellence

He’s been called an icon of the University and an asset to the Evangel family. Students respect him as an expert in his field. Alumni remember him as a character that made learning fun. Dr. Robert Berg, professor of New Testament at Evangel University, has challenged generations of students to embrace the integration of faith, ...

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