Faculty


At the heart of the School of Divinity is a distinguished faculty and talented staff devoted to glorifying Jesus Christ through their service to you. Our faculty includes both scholars and practitioners—leaders experienced in the understanding of Scripture and its application to effective ministry. As a prospective or current student, you will find our staff ready to assist you with the application process, degree planning or any of the particulars related to graduation. We look forward to serving you.

Administration
Amos Yong

Amos Yong
Dean
757.352.4412
ayong@regent.edu

Areas of Teaching:
  • Renewal Theological Method
  • Systematic Theology
  • Theology, Disability & the Church
  • Renewal & Science

Matthew Gordley

Matthew Gordley
Associate Dean of Academics
757.352.4183
mgordley@regent.edu

  • Paul between Judaism and Hellenism
  • The New Testament
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • New Testament Greek
 
Faculty
Kimberly Alexander

Kimberly Alexander
Associate Professor of Church History
757.352.4410
kalexander@regent.edu

  • Church History and Renewal
  • Healing in the Christian Tradition
  • Women in Christian and Pentecostal History

Kristina Chalfin

Kristina Chalfin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spiritual Formation
757.352.4975
krisste@regent.edu

  • Spiritual Formation
  • Christian Spirituality
  • Church and Ministry

Diane J. Chandler

Diane J. Chandler
Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation and Leadership
757.352.4417
diancha@regent.edu

  • Spiritual Formation
  • Biblical Discipleship
  • Christian Leadership Development
  • Women in Ministry Leadership

Clifton R. Clarke

Clifton R. Clarke
Associate Professor of Global Missions & World Christianity
757.352.4538
cclarke@regent.edu

  • Missiology
  • Islam
  • World Religions
  • Missionary Principles and Practice

Dale M. Coulter

Dale M. Coulter
Associate Professor of Historical Theology
757.352.4699
dcoulter@regent.edu

  • Church History and Early Christian Spirituality
  • Reformation Thought
  • Medieval Theology
  • Twelfth-Century Renewal

Mara Crabtree

Mara Crabtree
Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality and Women's Studies
757.352.4421
maracra@regent.edu

  • Spiritual Formation Foundations
  • Leading Spiritual Formation & Renewal
  • Pastoral Care, Counseling & Conflict
  • Women in Ministry

Victor H. Cuartas

Victor H. Cuartas
Assistant Professor of Practical Ministry & Global Missions
757.352.4418
victcua@regent.edu

  • Islam and Minorities in the United States
  • Missions & Contemporary Evangelism
  • Pulpit Ministry
  • World Religions & Evangelization Strategies

 

Melody Diehl
School of Divinity Reference Librarian
757.352.4542
mdiehl@regent.edu

 

David M. Edwards

David M. Edwards
Instructor of Worship
dedwards@regent.edu

  • Creative Director, International Center for Worship
  • Artist-in-Residence

James Flynn

James Flynn
Associate Professor of Practical Theology;
Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
757.352.4527
jamefly@regent.edu

  • Church and Ministry
  • Church Growth & Revitalization
  • Christian Leadership
  • Pastoral Theology

Peter Gräbe

Peter Gräbe
Professor of New Testament
757.352.4408
petrgra@regent.edu

  • Pauline Theology
  • New Testament Greek
  • Renewal Perspective
  • Hermeneutical Philosophy

Antipas L. Harris

Antipas L. Harris
Assistant Professor of Practical Ministry;
Director of the Youth and Urban Renewal Center
757.352.4419
aharris@regent.edu

  • Church and Ministry
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Urban Pastoral Leadership
  • Spiritual Formation

Skip Horton-Parker

Skip Horton-Parker
Instructor in Theology and Religious Studies
757.352.4540
skippar@regent.edu

  • Philosophy of Religion
  • World Religions
  • Theological Aesthetics
  • Old & New Testament

Néstor Medina

Néstor Medina
Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture
757.352.4615
nmedina@regent.edu

 

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer
Professor of Philosophy
757.352.4401
mpalmer@regent.edu

  • Contemporary Ethical Problems
  • Ancient Western & Medieval Philosophy
  • Aristotle's Ethics and Politics
  • Contemporary Philosophy

Kevin Spawn

Kevin Spawn
Associate Professor of Old Testament
757.352.4409
kspawn@regent.edu

  • Old Testament Theology
  • Hebrew
  • Postexilic Prophets
  • Biblical Hermeneutics

J. Lyle Story

J. Lyle Story
Professor of Biblical Languages and New Testament
757.352.4402
lylesto@regent.edu

  • Biblical Languages
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Pauline Theology
  • Parables of Jesus

Vinson Synan

Vinson Synan
Visiting Professor of Church History;
Dean Emeritus
757.352.4414
vinssyn@regent.edu

  • Holiness Pentecostal Movement
  • Charismatic Movement Today
  • Pentecostal Holiness Polity

Graham H. Twelftree

Graham H. Twelftree
Charles L. Holman Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity;
Director of Doctor of Philosophy Program
757.352.4729
grahtwe@regent.edu

  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • The Miraculous and the Biblical Traditions
  • Pauline Theology
  • Advanced Research Methodologies

Joseph Umidi

Joseph Umidi
Professor of Practical Theology
757.352.4404
joseumi@regent.edu

  • Christian Education
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Church Planting
  • Church Conflict and Intervention

Wolfgang Vondey

Wolfgang Vondey
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology;
Director of the Center for Renewal Studies
757.352.4967
wvondey@regent.edu

  • Charismatic Renewal Theology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Divine Providence, Free Will & Predestination
  • Pneumatology

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson
Visiting Professor of Early Christianity
757.352.4419
markwil@regent.edu

  • Book of Acts
  • Book of Revelation
  • Hebrews and General Letters
  • Parables of Jesus

Archie Wright

Archie Wright
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
757.352.4532
awright@regent.edu

  • Biblical Hebrew & Greek
  • Early Judaism and the Origins of Christianity
  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Old Testament Theology
 
Faculty Emeritus

Jon Ruthven

Jon Ruthven
Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology, Emeritus
ruthven@regent.edu

  • Charismatic Renewal Theology
  • Church, Kingdom, and Last Things
  • Salvation, the Holy Spirit, and Christian Living
  • Contemporary Theology

Wie Liang Tjiong

Wie Liang Tjiong
Professor of Practical Theology, Emeritus
757.352.4538
wietjio@regent.edu

  • Ministry Project & Research
  • Christian Leadership for Multi-ethnic Society
  • Family Ministry
  • Christian Education
 
Adjunct Faculty

Willis Dowling

  • M.Div. Gordon-Conwell
  • D.Min. Trinity International

David M. Edwards

  • B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA

Bradley Embry

  • M.A. Biblical Literature, Oral Roberts University
  • Ph.D. Durham University

Charles Fox

  • M.A. Christian Doctrine/History
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Bobby Hill

  • M.A. Practical Theology—Regent University
  • Ed.D. Nova South Eastern University

Timothy Jenney

  • M.A. Biblical Languages—Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • M.A. Near Eastern Studies—University of Michigan
  • PhD. University of Michigan

Timothy T.N. Lim

  • M.Div. Biblical Graduate School of Theology
  • Ph.D. Regent University

S. David Moore

  • M.A. Pentecostal/Charismatic Studies—Oral Roberts University
  • D.Min. Regent University
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Eric Newberg

  • M.Div. North Point Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Eric Scalise

  • M.Ed. William and Mary
  • Ed.S. William and Mary
  • Ph.D. Regent University

Dwight Sheets

  • M.Div., Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary

Kevin Tyson

  • M.B.A. Florida Atlantic University
  • M.A. Biblical Interpretation, Regent University
  • Ph.D. Durham University, UK

James Wall

  • M.A. Asia Pacific Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

Aaron Yom

  • M.Div. Regent University
  • Ph.D. Regent University

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