Professional Employment or Service
Distinguished Research Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Faith Evangelical Seminary, Tacoma, Washington. Courses in Christian Origins, New Testament Introduction, Systematic Theology, Cults, and Apologetics. 1999-. Overlapping of one year with Trinity Law School.
Adjunct Professor of Law (Trinity Law School; previously Professor of Law). Religion and the Law. 2000-2007.
Professor of Law (Trinity Law School) and Professor of Theology and Culture (Trinity Graduate School). Courses in law school: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Religion and the Law, Legal History; Courses in the graduate school: Systematic Theology, Current Issues in Theology, Social and Cultural Exegesis. 1997-2000. Overlapping of one year with Michigan Theological Seminary, and one year with Faith Seminary.
Radio Talk host of “Talk from the Heart,” WMUZ Radio. Guest host on Christian talk program. 1997-1998. Host M-F, 3 hours each day.
Radio Talk host of “Sound Off,” KYKN Radio. This was a secular program on the most listened to station in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. The program concentrated on politics, public policy, and societal and cultural issues. 1995-1996. Host M-F, 1 hour each day.
Professor-at-Large, Simon Greenleaf University, Schools of Christian Apologetics and Law. Represent the University. Taught classes in apologetics and law. In apologetics teach in the areas of doctrine of Scripture and the history of Christian thought. In law, concentrate on first amendment law and the biblical foundations of law.1994-1996
Radio Talk host, “Lifetime Ministries,” KHPE Radio. This is a Christian talk-radio program widely heard throughout most of Oregon. I hosted this program several times each month. I dealt with theology, cultural and ethical issues. 1994-1998. Host 2 hours each week.
Adjunct Professor, Southern Evangelical Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina. 1993-
Academic Vice President, Academic Dean, and Professor of Theology, Western Baptist College, Salem, Oregon. Administrated the academic program of the school, served on the Administrative Council, and taught courses in theology, ethics, and business law. 1990-1992
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas. Taught classes in the areas of contemporary social issues, soteriology, theology proper, ecclesiology, and sanctification. 1986-1990
Assistant Professor of Bible and Theology, LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas. Taught Greek, New Testament Literature, various Bible courses, ethics, and theology. 1976-1983
Assistant Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. Served as a youth pastor and director of church music while attending Abilene Christian University. 1975-1976
Assistant Professor of Bible and Greek, Northwestern College, Roseville, Minnesota. Taught elementary and intermediate Greek and various Bible exposition courses. 1974-1975
Teaching Fellow, and then Visiting Lecturer in Greek, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, Portland, Oregon. Taught elementary and intermediate Greek. 1973-1974
Pastor, Church of God of Prophecy, Tye Texas. I grew up in this denomination and pastored this church some of the time I was in college. 1967-1969
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. D.Phil. begins spring, 2009 on topic The Nature and Use of the Natural Law in Irenaeus of Lyons
Received Certificate in International Human Rights from the famed Institute International des Droits de I’Homme, Strasbourg, France (1998)
Regent University School of Law. Studied law, culminating in a Juris Doctor degree. Served on law review as editor-in-chief and was research assistant to the Academic Dean. Chosen by faculty to receive Corpus Juris Secundum award for outstanding legal scholarship. Received American Jurisprudence award for Corporations Law. 1983-1986
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Doctor of Theology degree in Exegetical Theology, majoring in New Testament. Dissertation was on feminist hermeneutics relating to Paul’s teaching on the role of women in the church. 1977-1986
Abilene Christian University. Master of Arts degree in Biblical and Patristic Greek. Thesis was on the ministerial role of women in the ante-Nicene church. 1975-1983
Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. Master of Theology in Biblical Studies. Thesis was on divorce and remarriage in the New Testament. 1973-1974
Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies. 1970-1973
Hardin-Simmons University. Bachelor of Arts in Classical and Hellenistic Greek. 1968-1970
Tomlinson College. Majored in Bible 1966-1967