Sundoulos - Spring 2007

Faculty Activities

Michael Anthony

Book Publication Four Perspectives on Children’s Spiritual Formation, general editor (Broadman & Holman, 2006). Conference Presentation and Leadership “Intercultural Teaching,” workshop presenter; elected to the board, and subsequently elected to serve as vice president, of North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE), Denver, CO, October, 2006. Guest Teaching “Organizational Theory and Development,” Ed.D. course, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, November, 2006; “Organizational Theory and Management,” Ph.D. course, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, January. Speaking Joshua Wilderness Institute, Hume Lake (CA) Christian Camps, November, 2006; guest lecturer, graduate course on educational administration, at SETECA (Seminario Teológico Centroamericano), Guatemala, November, 2006; conference speaker, Youth Ministry Leadership Training Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, December, 2006. Other Professional Development Attended SAR City, a search and rescue training weekend, Barstow, CA, October, 2006; completed 40 hour certification in wilderness search and rescue from the National Association of Search and Rescue, October, 2006; completed 40 hour certification in urban search and rescue at the Rio Hondo Fire Academy, November and December, 2006.

Clint Arnold

Conference Presentation “Paul, Artemis, and Idolatry in Ephesus,” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November, 2006. Publication “Exorcism 101: What Can We Learn from the Way Jesus Cast Out Demons” (Appendix 3), in Loren L. Johns and James R. Krabill, Eds. Even the Demons Submit: Continuing Jesus’ Ministry of Deliverance (Institute of Mennonite Studies, Occasional Papers 25; Herald Press, 2006).

Ken Berding

Book Publication What Are Spiritual Gifts? Rethinking the Conventional View (Kregel, 2006). Journal Article “Romans 12.4-8: One Sentence or Two?” New Testament Studies 52 (2006). Conference Presentation “’Spiritual Gifts’ as Ministries: Rethinking the Exegetical Foundations of ‘Spiritual Gifts,’” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November, 2006. Award Faculty Excellence Award and honoree-speaker for December Graduates’ Dinner, Biola University, December, 2006.

Tom Finley

Journal Article “’Upon This Rock’: Matthew 16.18 and the Aramaic Evidence,” Aramaic Studies 4 (2006).

Alan Gomes

Conference Presentation “The Rapture of the Christ: The ‘Pre-Ascension Ascension’ of Jesus in the Theology of Faustus Socinus (1539-1604),” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November, 2006. Journal Article “Review Essay: Why I Am Not an Arminian by Robert A. Peterson and Michael D. Williams, and Why I Am not a Calvinist by Jerry L. Walls and Joseph R. Dongell,” Presbyterion 32 (2006).

Kevin E. Lawson

Conference Presentations Presented results of research on the current state of Christian education training programs in Bible colleges, CCCU schools, and seminaries in the U.S. and Canada, North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE) Conference, Denver, CO, October, 2006; Religious Education Association, Atlanta, GA, November, 2006:presented same research results as at the NAPCE conference. International Research, Consultation, and Teaching Visited with alumni, interviewed prospective students, interviewed pastors about Christian education models and needs, conducted faculty development and taught graduate students at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, Nairobi, Kenya, January, 2007.

Gary McIntosh

Conferences and Presentations American Society for Church Growth, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, Kansas City, MO, November, 2006; Armenian Evangelical Union Church National Conference, keynote speaker, [location], January; Large Church Conference, keynote speaker, Snoqualmie, WA, February; Conference on Reaching Generations, keynote speaker, Atlanta, GA, February; Conference on Reaching Generations, seminar leader, Phoenix, AZ, March; Association of Nazarene Sociologists and Researchers, keynote speaker, Kansas City, MO March; Small Group Conference, seminar leader, Fontana, CA, March. Guest Teaching “Church Growth,” D.Min. class, Northwest Baptist Seminary, Tacoma, WA, October 2006.

Steve Porter

Book Publication Restoring the Foundations of Epistemic Justification: A Direct Realist and Conceptualist Theory of Foundationalism ( Lexington Books, 2006). Journal Article “What do the Five Ways have to do with the Ascent of Mt. Carmel?: Apologetics as a Modern Day Spiritual Discipline,” Philosophia Christi (March 2007). Conference Presentations “The Sanctification Gap Revisited,” and, “St. Antony of Egypt versus St. John the Apostle: Spiritual Theology and the Authority of Scripture,” Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November, 2006. Speaking “The Need and Nature of Spiritual Formation,” Covenant Presbyterian Church, Orange, CA, October, 2006.

Matt Williams

Curriculum Publication “The Miracles of Jesus: Six In-depth Studies Connecting the Bible to Life,” “The Prayers of Jesus: Six In-depth Studies Connecting the Bible to Life,” and, “The Parables of Jesus: Six In-depth Studies Connecting the Bible to Life,” Deeper Connections DVD and participant’s guide (Zondervan, 2007).

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