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Martin Mittelstadt, Ph.D.

AGTS 207, Theology Department |

Martin Mittelstadt began teaching at EU in 2000. He teaches New Testament, Pentecostal Theology and Spiritual Formation. His most recent publications include “Canadian Pentecostal Reader: The First Generation of Pentecostal Voices in Canada. 1907-1925” (co-authored, 2021); “Mennocostals” (co-edited, 2019); and Receiving Scripture in the Pentecostal Tradition (co-edited, 2021).

Mittelstadt lives in the Gospels and Acts. His love for all things Lukan (Luke-Acts) began with his doctoral dissertation entitled “Spirit and Suffering in Luke-Acts” (T&T Clark, 2004) and remains alive to this day. His “Reading Luke-Acts in the Pentecostal Tradition” (CPT Press, 2010) received the 2011 Book of the Year Award from the Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship. Other publications include books and articles on Pentecostalism, hermeneutics, pacifism, forgiveness, ecumenism, and more.

He serves as the immediate Past President for the Society of Pentecostal Studies ( He teaches annually in his native Canada, and other seminaries around the world. In Springfield, he co-chairs the local Catholic/Pentecostal Dialogue, and is a member of “Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.” He and his wife Evelyn have three children (Rachel [and Ben Bell], Sarah, and Andrew). Mittelstadt believes spare time should be devoted primarily to hockey (Canada’s national religion).

Professional Memberships & Noteworthy Community Involvement:

– Society for Pentecostal Studies
– Society for Biblical Literature
– Canadian Pentecostal Research Network
— Canadian Journal of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity (Co-Editor)
– Pentecostal Charismatic Peace Fellowship
– Ordained minister with the Assemblies of God
– Roman Catholic / Pentecostal Dialogue for Springfield, MO (Co-chair)
– Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Awards Received:

– Orville and Jewel Mills Young Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service in May 2006

– Award of Excellence – Book of the Year for publication of “Reading Luke-Acts in the Pentecostal Tradition” from the Foundation for Pentecostal Scholarship in 2011

– First Place Award in the “Critical Review” Category for the 2014 Higher Goals Awards sponsored by the Evangelical Press Association for “Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts.” 2 vols. By Craig S. Keener. Published in Enrichment 18.2 (Spring 2013)

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