Associate Professor of Christian Education
Chair, Department of Christian Education
- Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
- M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forrest, NC
- B.S., Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
Dr. Cardoza ministered 20 years in church and parachurch ministries of all sizes, and has taught academically for more than 15 years at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.
Through Talbot School of Theology, Freddy serves as Chair of the Department of Christian Education's undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs. He is also Biola University's Director of Distributed Learning and Instructional Technology, where he oversees the areas of distance and online learning, BlackBoard, educational technology, and new digital-learning initiatives.
Dr. Cardoza is the Executive Administrator for the North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE), which is the academic society of evangelical professors representing some 200 seminaries, universities, and liberal arts colleges who teach in the areas of spiritual formation, Christian ministries and Christian education.
Freddy received a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and completed the required coursework for the Doctor of Education (Ed.D./ABD). He earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Liberty University.
Cardoza is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA), and serves as President of the Board for the Christian Worldview Leadership Academy in Kansas City.
Freddy speaks regularly at churches, conferences, conventions, retreats, and seminars.
- Board, North American Professors of Christian Educators (NAPCE)
- Evangelical Theological Society (ETS)
- Association of Youth Ministry Educators (AYME)
Awards and Honors
- Eagle Scout with Palms
- Outstanding Young American
- Who's Who (multiple listings)
- President's Scholar Award for Leadership
Crisis on the Doorstep (chapter), A Theology of Family Ministry, B&H Academic. Pending.
How to Sunday School Manual (chapter), LifeWay Publishers, 08/2009.
ATS Seminary Interviews Response, Christian Education Journal, Supplemental Issue, Spring 2009
Past regular contributor to the Southwest Times, Fort Smith, Arkansas
Past regular contributor to the Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, Arkansas
Past regular contributor to the Chattanooga Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, AR “From One Leader to Another...” 03/28/2002
Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, AR “Magnetic Ministries” 10/25/2001
Southwest Times, Fort Smith, AR “The End of the Innocence” G-2, Sunday, 9/30/2001
Baptist 2 Baptist. “Cancel the Order for the Headstone” www.baptist2baptist.net/papers