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TIMOTHY S. WARREN (1984–) Senior Professor of Pastoral Ministries. BA, Cedarville College, 1969; MA, Bowling Green State University, 1973; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1977; PhD, Ohio State University, 1987.


When Dr. Warren teaches pastoral ministries he draws from decades of personal experience. After serving as a chaplain’s assistant in the U.S. Army and the Texas Air National Guard, he pastored churches in Texas and Ohio. He has held the position of adult ministry associate at his home church for twenty-five years, has taught a men’s Bible study at the Cooper Aerobic Center for more than thirty years, and maintains an active speaking, writing, and teaching schedule.


BRIAN L. WEBSTER (2002–) Professor of Old Testament Studies. BA, Cornerstone University, 1987; MPhil, Hebrew Union College, 1993; PhD, 2000.

In the course of his professional career, Dr. Webster has worked as a research fellow at The Scriptorium, cataloguing cuneiform texts and working with Hebrew scrolls; taught Greek and Hebrew at Cornerstone University and at Puritan Reform Theological Seminary; and served as associate professor of Bible and chair of the Bible, Religion, and Ministry division at Cornerstone University. He has won several teaching awards and recognition in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.

MICHELLE O. WOODY (2013–) Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling, DTS-Washington, DC. BA , University of California at Los Angeles, 1976; MBA, Atlanta University, 1978; MABC, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2010; EdD, University of Southern California, 2014.

Dr. Woody is a graduate of the DTS Counseling program with several years of ministry and business experience. She served in Bible Study Fellowship for nearly fifteen years in a number of roles including Teaching Leader. In the summer of 2016, she became a resident MABC faculty member of DTS-Washington, DC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), an ordained minister, and a conference and seminar presenter. Her on-going training and teaching interests include social and cultural issues for women and at-risk youth, K–12 public education reform, and working in inpatient mental health facilities. Her passion is to equip and empower clients though counseling interventions and creative educational strategies. Dr. Woody enjoys international travel, college sports, health club workouts, teaching in youth ministry, and spending time with her children (Jason, Lindsey, and Kelsey) and her poodle (Jordan).

MARK M. YARBROUGH (2001–) Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Dean, Associate Professor of Bible Exposition. BA, Dallas Christian College, 1993; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1996; PhD, 2008.

Dr. Yarbrough has served in a variety of positions during his tenure at DTS: Research Assistant to the President, Executive Director of Information Technology, Associate Dean for External Education, and Vice President for Communications. Regardless of the title, he is delighted to engage in the world of Christian higher education. His love for the classroom draws him to the Bible Exposition department, where he teaches a variety of courses, and his love for the local body of Christ has called him to the pastoral preaching team at Centerpoint Church in Mesquite, Texas. Mark and his wife, Jennifer, have four children: Kayla, Jacob, Kayci, and Joseph—and two energetic dogs named Biscuit and Gravy.

TIMOTHY S. YODER (2017–) Associate Professor of Theological Studies. BS, Cairn University, 1986; MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1992; MA, Marquette University, 2002; PhD, 2005.

Dr. Timothy Yoder has been teaching at various universities for over 25 years. In addition to Bible and Theology, the list of courses he has taught includes Philosophy, Ethics, Apologetics, World Religions, Logic and Church History. The challenge of teaching feeds his love of learning and reading. On top of teaching, he has been privileged to work as a missionary. In the 90s, Dr. Yoder served in Vologda, Russia, and he has also been on short-term trips in several countries. Together with his wife, Lisa, they have led a half-dozen student trips to Macedonia. They love to travel, read, watch movies and follow NFL football.

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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...