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Dr. Paul Kissling, Vice President of Academic Affairs

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  • Ph.D. University of Sheffield
  • Th.M. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • M.Div. Lincoln Christian Seminary
  • B.Rel. Great Lakes Christian College

Hired as Vice President of Academic Affairs: 2010

  • Articles and reviews in Eerdmans Bible Dictionary, New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Journal of Biblical Literature, Stone-Campbell Journal, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, as well as additional popular publications.
  • With Grenville J. R. Kent and Laurence A. Turner, editors.  Reclaiming the Old Testament for Christian Preaching.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2010.
  • With Grenville J. R. Kent and Laurence A. Turner, editors.  He Began With Moses…  Preaching the Old Testament Today.  Nottingham: InterVarsity Press, 2010.
  • Genesis Volume 2. College Press NIV Commentary.  Joplin, MO: College Press, 2009.
  • Genesis Volume 1. College Press NIV Commentary.  Joplin, MO: College Press, 2004.
  • A Sketch of Old Testament Theology. Lansing, MI: GLCC publication, 1999.
  • Reliable Characters in the Primary History, Profiles of Moses, Joshua, Elijah, and Elisha. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplements 224. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996.  A revision of doctoral thesis.

Additional Professional Experience:

  • Professor of Old Testament and Research Director, Director of Self-Study for Candidacy for Regional Accreditation, TCMI Institute
  • Teaching in Austria, Poland, Romania, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Estonia
    of Old Testament, Biblical Languages, Leadership, and Practical Ministry courses for TCM International Institute
  • Board member, Vienna Christian School, Vienna, Austria
  • Additional part-time teaching experience for Christian Bible Institute of Warsaw, Poland, Ghana Christian University, Cincinnati Bible Seminary, Emmanuel School of Religion, Springdale College, and Lincoln Christian College
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chairperson of Bible/Theology Division and Professor of Old Testament, Director of Self-Study Process for Regional Accreditation, Great Lakes Christian College
  • Ministries in Michigan, Illinois, and Saltney, Chester, England

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