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Judy Ten Elshof

Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership

Institute for Spiritual Formation and Christian Ministry and Leadership

Director of Talbot's Spiritual Formation Focus

Associate Director, Center for Spiritual Renewal

Founder, Hilltop Renewal Center

Professor of Spirituality and Marriage and Family,

Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership

Spiritual Director

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Dr. Ten Elshof has established and directed counseling centers in churches and Christian schools and is founder and Vice President of Hilltop Renewal Center for Christian leaders. She has authored several journal articles along with chapters in Foundations of Ministry: An Introduction to Christian Education for a New Generation; Short-Term Missions Boom: The Guide to International and Domestic Involvement; and the Christian Education Dictionary. Dr. Ten Elshof co-authored Women and Men in Ministry: A Complementary Perspective. Her goal for Talbot's Spiritual Formation Focus is to encourage Talbot students to cooperate in the God-ordained process through the work of the Holy Spirit to shape their lives so that they take on the character and being of Christ himself. Her expertise as a teacher and conference speaker is in helping individuals and families in ministry grow in relationship to God and others.