James H. Furr President
Janell Ray Chief Financial Officer
Charles A. Pitts Acting Academic Dean
Becky L. Towne Associate Dean and Director of the DMin Program

Professional Staff

Paul Calhoun Registrar
Herb Fain Church and Community Liaison
Carissa Gigliotti Library Assistant
Darryl Wright-Greene Admissions Counselor
Jocelyn Hudson Office Manager & Campus Events Coordinator
Jan Kennard Director of Library Services
Linda Long Student Services & Financial Aid Officer
Linda Renz Library Assistant


Ria Baker, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Herbert S. Fain, Jr., J.D., D.Min. Professor of Legal & Social Ethics
James H. Furr, Ph.D. Professor of Ethics
Douglas W. Kennard, Th.D. Professor of New Testament
Jan Kennard, M.L.S. Director of Library Services
Charles A. Pitts, Ph.D. Professor of Old Testament
Kenneth W. Shuman, D.Min. Assistant Professor of Practical Ministries
Jerry L. Terrill, D.Min. Associate Professor of Counseling
Becky L. Towne, D.Min. Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality

Emeritus Faculty

Terrance G. Curtis, D.Min. Pastoral Ministries
Rosemarie Hamon, Ed.D. Christian Education
Barbara S. Worden, Ph.D. Spirituality & Gender Studies
Ronald D. Worden, Ph.D. Biblical Studies

Adjunct Faculty (2013-2014)

Raumone V. Burton, D.Min. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preaching
Marcus Cosby
Peter H. Davids, Ph.D. Visiting Professor of Bible and Applied Theology
Michael Ditsky, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Counseling
Daniel K. Dunlap, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Worship & Historical Theology
John Franke Visiting Professor of Missional Theology
William July, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Counseling
Stefana Laing, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theology
Cristina Lima, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
F.W. (Mike) Luedde, D.Min. Adjunct Associate Professor of Spiritual Direction
Cynthia Powell, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Roger Sherrill,  Ph.D. in progress Adjunct Instructor of Counseling
Benjamin Wall, Ph.D. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ethics



Mr. Jack Wisdom – Chairperson
Mr. Mark Brooker – Vice Chairperson
Ms. Dian Kidd – Secretary

Rev. Marilyn Fiddmont
Mr. Noble Alix, Jr.
Mr. Keith W. Jacobson
Mr. Larry Payne
Rev. Dr. T.R. Williams