School of Bible & Theology

Dean of the School of Bible and Theology

Mark Ziese

Mark S. Ziese
Professor of Old Testament
Ph.D. in Religion from Andrews University
Ministered in Petersburg, Kentucky for 11 years; taught at Cincinnati Christian University 22 years; joined Johnson University faculty in 2014
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Full-Time Faculty

Carl Bridges

Carl B. Bridges
Professor of New Testament
Ph.D. in New Testament from Union Presbyterian Seminary
Taught seven years at Ghana Christian University College, ministered three years; joined Johnson faculty in 1987.
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Steve Cook

L. Stephen Cook, Jr.
Professor of Old Testament
Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America
Worked in ministry for six years; joined Johnson faculty in 2003.
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Rob Fleenor

Robert P. Fleenor
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
M.A. in Biblical Studies from Cincinnati Christian University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary
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Joe Gordon Joseph Gordon
Associate Professor of Theology
Ph.D.  in Religious Studies: Systematic Theology and Ethics from Marquette University
Taught for four years at Lincoln Christian University; two years in Campus Ministry at Marquette University; joined Johnson faculty in 2015.
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Heather Gorman

Heather Gorman
Associate Professor of New Testament
Ph.D. in Religion from Baylor University
Finished her Ph.D. and began teaching; joined Johnson faculty in 2013.
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Leslie Hardin

Leslie T. Hardin
Professor of New Testament
D.Min. in Spiritual Formation from Ashland Theological Seminary
Ministered in Ohio, West Virginia and Michigan fourteen years; joined Johnson faculty in 2005.
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Greg Linton

Gregory L. Linton
Professor of New Testament, Vice Provost for Academic Services
Ph.D. in New Testament and Christian Origins from Duke University
Ministered for twelve years; professor at Great Lakes Christian College then vice president for Academic Affairs (total 7 years); joined Johnson faculty in 2006.
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Jody Owens

Jody L. Owens
Professor of Bible and Pastoral Ministries
D.Min. in Old Testament Studies from Emmanuel Christian Seminary
Preaching minister in East Tennessee for nine years; joined Johnson faculty in 2002
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Jerome Prinston

J. Jerome Prinston
Professor of Bible and Education
Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Bob Jones University
Twenty years in the field as a church planter, educator, Bible translator, and president of Christianville College; joined Johnson faculty in 2006.
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Rafael Rodriguez

Rafael Rodríguez
Professor of New Testament
Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from the University of Sheffield
Worked in ministry and as an adjunct at Cincinnati Christian University for three years; joined Johnson faculty in 2006.
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Part-time Faculty

Christopher Battle
Lecturer in Old Testament
M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. in Old Testament from Cincinnati Christian University
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Charles W. Beckett
Lecturer in Bible
M.Div. in Divinity from Cincinnati Christian University
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Scott Caulley
Lecturer in Bible
Doctor of Theology in New Testament from the University of Tûbingen
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Caleb Gilmore
Lecturer in Old Testament
M.A. in Jewish Studies from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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Jason LeCureux
Lecturer in Bible
Ph.D. in Old Testament from the University of Gloucestershire
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Russell Mack
Lecturer in Old Testament
Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Cognate Studies from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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David Mahfood
Lecturer in Theology
Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University
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Curtis D. McClane
Lecturer in Bible
D.Min. in Ministry from Drew University Theological School
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David Mosley
Lecturer in Theology
Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Nottingham
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Joseph Mueller
Lecturer in Old Testament
M.Div. in New Testament and M.A. in Old Testament from Lincoln Christian University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Old Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary
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David Smith
Lecturer in New Testament
M.A.R. in New Testament from Cincinnati Christian University
Pursuing Ph.D. in New Testament from St. Mary's University
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Joe Sprinkle
Lecturer in Bible and Intercultural Studies
Doctor of Philosophy from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
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Sue Stratton
Lecturer in Bible
M.A. in Old Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Garrett Thompson
Instructor in Bible, Assistant Director of Academic Support, Assistant Director of Career Services
M.A. in New Testament from Lincoln Christian University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Faulkner University
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Mattheus VanderEnde
Lecturer in Old Testament
D.Min. in Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
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Interdisciplinary Faculty

James L. Gorman
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. in Religion, Christian History from Baylor University
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Gary David Stratton
Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, University Professor of Worldview and Spiritual Formation
Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
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Chris M. Templar
Professor of Education, Director of International Teacher Education
Ph.D. in Religious Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Mark Weedman
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics
Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Marquette University
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Ron Wheeler
Professor of English
M.A. in English from Morehead State University
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William Wolf
Dean of the Chapel, Assistant Professor of Worship and Theology
Doctor of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies
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Administrative Faculty

Michael L. Chambers
Chancellor and Vice Provost for Academics, Johnson University Florida
Ph.D. in Ancient Philosophy from Warnborough University in England
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John D. Jaeger
Assistant Librarian
Ph.D. in Religion from the University of Illinois at Urbana
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Jon Weatherly
Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, Professor of New Testament
Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Aberdeen
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Staff

Marsha Ketchen
Administrative Assistant
B.S. in Christian Education from Johnson University
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