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AGTS Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Administrative Faculty

Dr. John Battaglia, D.Min.

Director of Doctor of Ministry Program, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Leadership

Dr. Robert Eby, Ph.D.

Director of Cordas C. Burnett Preaching Center, Associate Professor of Biblical Exposition and Preaching

Dr. Paul Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor of Historical Theology and Intercultural Studies

Dr. Mike McAteer, DAIS

Director of Intercultural Doctoral Studies, Chair of Global Missions Department, Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

Dr. Sergio Navarrete, D.Min.

Director of Hispanic Initiatives, Professor of Hispanic Ministries and Leadership

Dr. Cory Shipley, D.Min.

D.Min. Project Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Regular Faculty

Dr. Maynor Morales, D.Min.

Professor of Hispanic Ministries and Leadership

Dr. Robert Braswell, Ph.D.

DAIS Project Coordinator, Associate Professor of Communication and Research

Dr. John L. Easter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

Dr. Beth Grant, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Intercultural Education

Dr. Byron D. Klaus, D.Min.

Professor of Intercultural Leadership Studies

Dr. Anita L. Koeshall, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

Dr. Lisa Millen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Church History

Dr. Meghan Musy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Old Testament

Dr. James Rion, D.Min.

Visiting Professor of Church Leadership

Dr. Ivan Satyavrata, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

Dr. Carolyn Tennant, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor of Spiritual Formation

Dr. Rick Wadholm, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Old Testament

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. James Bradford, Ph.D.

  • Leadership

Dr. Larry Cooper, D.Min.

  • Hospital Chaplaincy

Rev. Manuel Cordero, MDiv

  • Prison Chaplaincy

Rev. James Denley, MDiv

  • Military Chaplaincy

Sra. Raquel Echevarria, Th.M.

  • Biblical Studies

Dr. Rodolfo Estrada, Ph.D.

  • New Testament

Dr. Nick Garza, D.Min.

  • Pastoral Leadership

Dr. Tim Gilligan, D.Min.

  • Leadership

Dr. Michael Jaffe, D.Min.

  • Preaching

Dr. Mark Jenkins, Ph.D.

  • Hebrew

Dr. Gail Johnsen, D.Min.

  • Spiritual Formation

Dr. Rick Johnson, Ph.D.

  • Pastoral Care & Counseling

Dr. Joseph Lear, Ph.D.

  • New Testament

Dr. Gary Martindale, Ph.D.

  • New Testament

Dr. Martin Mittelstadt, Ph.D.

  • New Testament

Dr. Stephanie Nance

  • Spiritual Formation

Dr. Lois Olena, D.Min.

  • Research and Writing

Dr. Shannon Polk, D.Min.

  • Racial Justice

Dr. DeLonn Rance, Ph.D.

  • Intercultural Studies

Dr. Valerie Rance, Ph.D.

  • Intercultural Studies

Dr. Mario Salamanca, D.Min.

  • Hispanic Ministries

Mrs. Ericka Sandstrom, Ph.D. (Candidate)

  • Old Testament

Dr. Anthony Scoma, D.Min.

  • Church History

Ms. Christain Teachout, Ph.D. (Candidate)

  • Systematic Theology

Dr. Alan Tennison, Ph.D.

  • Theology

Dr. Richard Tow, D.Min.

  • Conflict Management

Dr. JP Vick, D.Min.

  • Leadership

Dr. Thomas Vollmer, Ph.D.

  • New Testament

Faculty Emeriti

Benny C. Aker, PhD
Professor Emeritus of New Testament Exegesis

Roger D. Cotton, ThD
Professor Emeritus

Deborah M. Gill, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Bible and Theology

M. Fred Haltom, DMin
Professor Emeritus of Bible and Theology

James Hernando, PhD
Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Stanley M. Horton, ThD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Bible and Theology

Don Johns, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Theology

Edgar R. Lee, STD
Academic Dean Emeritus

Stephen Lim, DMin
Professor Emeritus of Leadership and Ministry

Gary B. McGee, PhD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Church History and Pentecostal Studies (Emeritus awarded posthumously, May 2010)

Johan Mostert, DPhil
Professor Emeritus of Community Psychology

Wave E. Nunnally, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Early Judaism and Christian Origins

Doug Oss, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology and New Testament Interpretation

Anthony D. Palma, ThD
Professor Emeritus of New Testament

James H. Railey, DTh
Professor Emeritus of Theology

Del Tarr, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Cross-Cultural Communications and Anthropology

Cheryl A. Taylor, DMin
Professor Emeritus of Practical Theology

Jay P. Taylor, DMin
Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Formation