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BA, Taylor University; MDiv, Biblical Theological Seminary

J.R. Briggs’ passion is two-fold: to grow fruit on other people’s trees and to collaborate with others to create good kingdom mischief. He started Kairos Partnerships in 2011 to see these two passions meet the needs of hungry kingdom leaders. In addition to starting Kairos Partnerships, he planted The Renew Community, a Jesus-centered congregation for the hungry and the hurting in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Over the past 15 years, he’s served in mega-churches, church plants and house church networks.

He also serves as the Director of Leadership & Congregational Formation for The Ecclesia Network and National Trainer & Equipper for Fresh Expressions U.S. He is an author, co-author and contributor of nine books that seek to equip and care for kingdom leaders.

J.R. and his wife Megan have been married for over 16 years and have two sons, Carter and Bennett.


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.


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.


MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; PhD, Regent University

Dr. Sherry Kull holds a PhD 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, 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.

Biblical Theological Seminary
We are an Christian seminary located in Hatfield, PA. We are moving our main campus to Philadelphia, PA in January 2019. Our focus on missional theology and missional training will help prepare you for ministry no matter where you serve.


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