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PHILIP F. HUMPHRIES

MARVIN T. HUNN

J. WILLIAM JOHNSTON

(2017–) Associate Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership. BS, Virginia Tech, 1975; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986; DMin, 1997.

(2009–) Library Director. BA, Trinity University, 1972; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1977; MLS, University of North Texas, 1981.

Dr. Humphries majored in public administration in college and worked for 7 years as a tax auditor before God called him into full-time ministry. After earning his ThM in Christian Education from Dallas Seminary, he worked as an associate pastor of church education at a church in Virginia and as director of small group development and later executive pastor at Scofield Bible Church in Dallas. He is the founding pastor of Clearwater Community Church in Richardson, TX. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of Christian education, administration, and pastoral leadership. Dr. Humphries has a heart for both the congregant and the student. The great joys of his life are his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Mr. Hunn brings nearly forty years of library experience to his job at DTS, with particular strengths in public services and information technologies. He is a member of the American Theological Library Association and the Association of Christian Librarians, and past president of the Southwestern Area Theological Library Association. His is especially interested in developing online resources and services to meet the needs of students. His wife, Debbie, is also a librarian. Since 1998 they have volunteered together to help youth detained by the Dallas county juvenile justice system. They are inveterate walkers and you can see them walking around the campus daily, come rain or shine.

(2002–) Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, DTS-Houston. BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1990; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1994; PhD, 2002.

Before Dr. Johnston was a believer he doubted the accuracy of Scripture translations, and therefore the integrity of the Bible. After coming to faith he decided that the only way to find out whether the translations were reliable was to learn the original languages. After majoring in the classics at the University of Texas, he came to DTS and discovered that teaching was his passion. His research interests are in Greek grammar, syntax, and Johannine studies.

GORDON H. JOHNSTON

FRENCH A. JONES

(1998–) Professor of Old Testament Studies. BA, University of Nebraska, 1981; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1985; ThD, 1992.

(1995–) Professor of Biblical Counseling. BS, Georgia State University, 1972; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980; PhD, University of North Texas, 1988.

Dr. Johnston possesses a specialist’s depth and generalist’s breadth. Known for thorough research and meticulous detail, he delights in helping students see the broad themes that unify the Scriptures. He has degrees in Classical Greek, Biblical Hebrew, and Hebrew and Semitic languages, as well as post-doctoral study in Hittite as visiting research professor at University of Chicago (2010–11). His research/ teaching interests include Wisdom Literature and Biblical Theology. Dr. Johnston has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, contributed to the NET Bible and co-authored a monograph entitled Jesus the Messiah. Gordon and his wife Danielle, the love of his life, have been blessed with three dearly loved children.

In addition to serving on the faculty at DTS, Dr. Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with a private practice specializing in marriage and divorce issues. For twelve years he served as a pastor/counselor for singles at a church in Dallas and also has been the executive director and clinical director at the Swiss Avenue Counseling Center in downtown Dallas. Dr. Jones belongs to the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. He is a former staff member of both Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) and Probe Ministries. He is also currently Director for the Global Counseling Initiative, a ministry of counseling missionaries overseas.

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2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...