Adjunct Faculty: Bible
BS, Cairn Univ.; MA, MDiv, ThM, Biblical Theological Seminary
Rick serves BTS as the Director of Academic Services and teaches courses centered around the Hebrew language in our MDiv language degree program and our Master of Theology degree program.
Carolyn Custis James
MA, Biblical Studies
Carolyn is a national and international conference speaker for churches, colleges, seminaries and other Christian organizations. Her writings bring a fresh perspective to the study of God's Word and communicate a powerfully relevant message for women and men today. She is president of WhitbyForum, a ministry dedicated to addressing the deeper needs that confront both women and men as they endeavor to extend God's kingdom together in a messy and complicated world.
BA, Calvin College; MDiv, ABD Westminster Theological Seminary
Mike teaches Reading the Old Testament missionally, and several book studies at BTS. Beyond his interests in biblical hermeneutics and the Old Testament Prophetical books, he enjoys thinking about, and living out, the intersection of biblical theology and urban ministry.
Sherry Kull, PhD
MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; PhD, Regent University
Dr. Sherry Kull holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She serves full-time at Eastern University as Director of Faculty Development for Online Initiatives, where she teaches courses in Bible and Leadership. She has been teaching Greek at Biblical for more than twenty years and was one of the early promoters of online education at the seminary.
BA, University of California at Santa Cruz; MDiv, Biblical Seminary
Shannon serves with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the US and abroad, training staff and students to explore and live in radical faith in Jesus. She is passionate about honest engagement with and creative application of God's word. At Biblical, Shannon has taught Reading the OT Missionally, Counseling and the Biblical Text, Lifelong Leadership Development, and co-taught "How God Teaches" with her OT Professor husband Dave.
MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary
Jeffrey is a Ph.D. Candidate at Westminster Theological Seminary where he also completed his MDiv with a Counseling emphasis (2006). He served as an Assistant Pastor at Calvary Chapel Westminster (England) from 1997-2000 and Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa from 2000-01. He currently teaches General Epistles Book Study (Hebrews) and Bible and Counseling 3 here at Biblical Seminary.
M.A. Denver Seminary; Ph.D. Cambridge University
After receiving his Ph.D. in modern theology at Cambridge University, Dr. Thorne served for twenty-one years as Senior Pastor of West Shore Evangelical Free Church. From 2008-2012 he was a member of the Board of Trustees at Biblical, and now teaches in both the M.Div and D.Min programs. The author of two books—Evangelicalism and Karl Barth and Thursdays with Naomi—Phil has taught at Messiah College, LBC Graduate School and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He is an experienced pastor- theologian with a passion to equip the next generation of spiritual leaders for the missional Church.
Steve Turnbull, PhD
MDiv, Luther Seminary; PhD, Duke University
Steve is committed to the beautiful, wonderful mess that is the church of Jesus Christ on earth. He is the senior pastor of First Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake, MN, and teaches adjunct classes in New Testament Theology. Steve has particular research interests in Christian anthropology and discipleship. Steve is married with two children and enjoys chess, travel, and sports of all kinds.