School of Theology & Christian Ministry


Gary Agee

Dr. Gary B. Agee

Professor of Church History

Gary Agee teaches church history for the School of Theology. Agee has been a pastor in the Church of God (Anderson) since 1985. He is currently the lead pastor of the Beachwood Church of God (Camden, Ohio). Agee has written a number of books and curricula over the years. A few of his works are The […]

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Burnett

Dr. Fredrick W. Burnett

Chair, Department of Christian Ministry; Professor of Religion

Dr. Fred Burnett is the chair of the Department of Christian Ministries. He teaches World Religions, New Testament, and Advanced Greek in both the undergraduate school and the School of Theology and Christian Ministry. As a researcher, he is an active member of The Society of Biblical Literature, The American Academy of Religion, and The Catholic […]

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Faulkner

Rev. Dr. Todd Faulkner

Director, AUCME; Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry

Rev. Dr. Todd Faulker is the Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry at AU and Dean of the SOTCM Chapel. Todd is an ordained minister in the Church of God.  He graduated from the Anderson University School of Theology with a Master of Divinity degree in 2004 and a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2009.  His […]

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MaryAnn Hawkins

Dr. MaryAnn Hawkins

Dean, School of Theology & Christian Ministry

MaryAnn Hawkins, dean and professor of intercultural studies, brings significant experience to her faculty role at the School of Theology because of the years spent as academic dean for KIST in Kenya, East Africa. She and her husband Jim also served the Church of God (Anderson) in California before coming to the seminary. Hawkins is […]

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Kirkpatrick

Dr. Shane Kirkpatrick

Professor of Biblical Studies

Shane Kirkpatrick majored in Bible and Religion at Anderson University (1993). He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary (1996) and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame (2003). His doctoral dissertation has been published as Competing for Honor: A Social-Scientific Reading of Daniel 1-6 (Brill, 2005). Dr. Kirkpatrick has deep roots in […]

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Lozano Gilbert

Dr. Gilbert Lozano

Professor of Biblical Studies and Hebrew

Gilbert Lozano, professor of biblical studies and Hebrew, was born in Bogotá, Colombia. Lozano came into the Church of God as a youth. His growth and service to the church would in time take him to live in Brazil. He completed his bachelor’s at Warner Pacific College (Portland, Ore.). This opportunity opened a network of friendships […]

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Kimberly Majeski

Dr. Kimberly S. Majeski

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Kimberly Majeski, associate professor of biblical studies, is a scholar, preacher, and author. Majeski has served the wider church as a conference speaker, women’s retreat leader, and radio personality with the Church of God’s ViewPoint ministry (Christians Broadcasting Hope). Before joining the seminary faculty, Majeski served Anderson University as campus pastor and as ministry coordinator […]

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Samantha Miller

Dr. Samantha L. Miller

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity

Samantha L. Miller teaches history of Christianity in the SOTCM, with a specialty in the first few centuries of the church and particularly the preacher and bishop John Chrysostom. She earned her B.A. in religion and history from Hope College, her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School, and her Ph.D. in historical theology from Marquette University. […]

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Alan Overstreet

Dr. G. Alan Overstreet

Professor of Christian Education/Ministry

Dr. Overstreet came to Anderson University after serving as a pastor in the Church of God for 14 years. He was ordained in 1989 and has served with congregations in Michigan and Indiana. For several years he represented Indiana Ministries of the Church of God on the Servant Board of the Indiana Partners for Christian […]

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John S. Pistole

President of Anderson University

John S. Pistole earned his bachelor’s degree from Anderson University in 1978. He went on to earn a juris doctorate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before going into practice for two years. Pistole began a career with the FBI in 1983 before he rose through the ranks and was appointed deputy […]

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Gregory Robertson

Dr. Gregory A. Robertson

Professor of Theology

Gregory Robertson, professor of Christian theology, has been a pastor of congregations in Texas and Kansas, as well as serving internationally in Canada, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama. Robertson has committed his life to seeking what God’s coming Kingdom means and how this should inform and shape Christian life today as an attempt to be faithful […]

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Merle strege

Dr. Merle D. Strege

Professor of Historical Theology (Associate Faculty)

Merle D. Strege is Professor emeritus of Historical Theology in the Department of Religious Studies at Anderson University. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor in AU’s School of Theology. Professor Strege also holds the post of Historian of the Church of God and serves as president of the Church of God Historical Society. He is […]

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Jason Varner

Dr. Jason Varner

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity

Dr. Jason Varner serves as an Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity at the Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministries. After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees (History and Bible & Religion; Master of Theological Studies) from Anderson University, Varner moved to Scotland where he studied early modern history at the University of […]

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Nathan Willowby

Dr. Nathan J. Willowby

Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics

As assistant professor of theology and ethics, Dr. Nathan Willowby teaches courses for both undergraduate and seminary students at Anderson University in the areas of ethics and theology as well as introduction to the Bible. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Bible and religion and business administration at AU, he spent one year studying at the […]

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