Faculty

IM SEUNG-AN

President and Professor of Historical Theology
B.A. and M.A. Soong-Sil University, 1980 and 1982; Diploma, Korea Nazarene Theological College, 1982; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1987; M.S.T., Yale University Divinity School, 1993; Ph.D., Drew University, 1994. Lecturer, Assistant and Associate Professor, 1994-1999, 2001-12, Director of Planning 1997-1999, Academic Dean 2001-2004, Vice President 2004-2005, President 2005-2012, Korea Nazarene University. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA and Korea, four years. President, APNTS, 2013-.

FLOYD T. CUNNINGHAM

Academic Dean and Professor of the History of Christianity
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College, 1976; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1979; M.A., and Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1981 and 1984; Research Fellow, Yale University Divinity School, 1988. Visiting Professor, Northwest Nazarene University, 1988; Scholar in Residence, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1993-94. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines, six years. APNTS, 1983-; Dean of Students 1983-87; Academic Dean 1989-2009, and 2013-; President 2008-13. Education Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Region, Church of the Nazarene, 2002-2008.

CLARK ARMSTRONG

Assistant Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministry
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University, 1976; M.R.E., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1981; Ed.D., University of Kansas, 2010. Associate and Senior Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA, 33 years. Instructor, Kansas City District Church of the Nazarene School of Ministry 1989-2010. APNTS, 2013-.

DANIEL BEHR

Associate Professor of Christian Communication
B.A., Olivet Nazarene U., 1980; M.A., U. of Dayton, 1986; Ph.D., Ohio State U., 1999. Faculty, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1986-; Adjunct, APNTS, 1999-2014. APNTS, 2016-.

PHILLIP DAVIS

Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Azusa Pacific U., 1983; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1986; M.A.S.T.R. and Ph.D., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2009 and 2014. Pastor, Wesleyan Church, USA, eleven years; Wesleyan Church missionary, Suriname, 1999-2006, and Belguim, 2007-14. APNTS, 2015-.

REBECCA DAVIS

Instructor in Music and Worship
B.A., Azusa Pacific U., 1984; M.A., studies, Fuller Theological Seminary; B.Th. and M.A., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2011 and 2013. Wesleyan Church missionary, Suriname, 1999-2006, and Belguim, 2007-14. APNTS, 2015-

DICK EUGENIO

Associate Professor of Theology
B.A., Philippine Nazarene College, 2003; M.Div., and M.S.T., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 2006 and 2008; Ph.D., University of Manchester, 2011. Pastoral ministry, Church of the Nazarene, United Kingdom and Philippines. Lecturer and Research Fellow, Nazarene Theological College, University of Manchester, 2009-. APNTS, 2011-.

DARIN LAND

Associate Professor of New Testament
B.A., B.S., Seattle Pacific University, 1990; M.C.S., Regent College, 2000; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007. Secondary Teaching Certificate, Seattle Pacific University, 1991. High School Teacher, Haiti, 1991-1994, USA, 1994-2001. Teaching Assistant and Adjunct Faculty, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2002-2009. Pastoral ministry, Free Methodist Church, Philippines. APNTS, 2009-; Dean of Students, 2011-2013.

JOCEL LONGCOP

Instructor in English
B.S.Ed., West Visayas State University, 1994; M.Div., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 2004; Certificate in Language Teaching Ministry, APNTS, 2010. English Teacher, Hankuk Academy, 2005-2009 and 2011-2014; English Instructor, APNTS, 2005-2009; Instructor in English, Korea Nazarene University, 2009-2011; APNTS, 2015-.

MITCHEL MODINE

Professor of Old Testament
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University, 1996; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1999; M.Phil. and Ph.D., Drew University, 2003 and 2006. Adjunct, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 2005. Pastoral ministry, USA and Philippines. APNTS, 2008-.

NATIVITY PETALLAR

Assistant Professor of Christian Education
B.R.E., Light and Life Bible College, 1994; M.A.C.C., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1999; Th.D., Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary, 2002. Pastor, Free Methodist Church, Philippines. Program Coordinator, Compassion International, Philippines, 2003-2009. Faculty, Light and Life College and Graduate School of Theology, 2001-2008. APNTS, 2009-; Program Director, Holistic Child Development, 2009-.

LYNN SHMIDT

Associate Professor of Missions
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University, 1973; M.A. and D.Miss., Asbury Theological Seminary, 1991 and 2002. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Botswana and South Africa, 1981-1998. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA, 2 years. Faculty, Africa Nazarene School of Extension, 1987-1998; Faculty, Ohio Christian University, 2002-2008; Adjunct Faculty, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2003-2007; Faculty, Asbury College, 2008-2015. APNTS, 2015-.

LARNIE SAM TABUENA

Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Religion
B.Th., Visayan Nazarene Bible College, 1989; M.A.R.E., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1992; M.A., De La Salle University, 1999; PhD. cand., University of Santo Tomas. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines, 13 years. High School Teacher, 1994-1996; Assistant Professor, Trinity University of Asia, 1998-2001; National Extension Education Coordinator, 2002-2005, and Executive Secretary, 2006-2007, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines. APNTS, 2007-.

GRANT ZWEIGLE

Dean of Students and Instructor of Evangelism
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University, 1993; M.Div. and D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 2000 and 2014. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA and Canada, 16 years. APNTS 2015-; Dean of Students, 2015-.

 

Non-Teaching Faculty

JUDY PABILANDO

Registrar
B.S., Divine Word University of Tacloban, 1988; Christian Leadership Diploma, Visayan Nazarene Bible College, 1989; M.A.R.E., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1994. Pastoral ministry, Philippines. Administrative and Executive Secretary, Asia-Pacific Regional Office, Church of the Nazarene, 1997-2010. APNTS, 2010-.

NOREEN DEL ROSARIO

Librarian
B.A., Polytechnic University of the Philippines, 1989; M.L.S., University of the Philippines, 1996. Professional Licensure for Librarians, 2004. Librarian, Faith Bible College, 1989-2003, Union Church of Manila, 2003-2005, O. B. Montessori Center, Manila, 2005-2010, Greenhills Christian Fellowship, 2011-2014, Christ’s Commission Fellowship, 2014-2015. APNTS, 2011-.

 

Administrators

CALM MIJARES

Human Resources Manager and Acting Business Manager
B.S., Trinity University of Asia, 1996; Graduate Diploma in Christian Communication, APNTS. Director of Student Personnel Services, Harris Memorial College, 2000-2006; Accreditor, Association of Christian Schools and Colleges, 2003-2006. APNTS, 2008-; Special Projects Manager, 2008-10, Dean of Students, 2010-2012; Human Resources Manager, 2010-; Acting Business Manager, 2015-.

Adjunct Professors

ANGELITO AGBUYA

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Ministry
Th.B., Philippine Nazarene College, 1973; B.A. and M.A., Olivet Nazarene University, 1977 and 1978; Ph.D., Angeles University Foundation, 1982; Ed.D., University of the Assumption, 1991. Pastor, Angeles City Church of the Nazarene, 1971-1975, 1978-; District Superintendent, Metro Luzon District; Faculty, Angeles University Foundation; President, Nazarene Academy; President, Philippine Nazarene College. APNTS, 1983-.

NEVILLE BARTLE

Adjunct Professor of Missions
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1993; D.Miss., Asbury Theological Seminary, 2001. Missionary to Papua New Guinea, 1970-2000, Fiji, 2001-2006. District Superintendent, New Zealand, 2006-. Adjunct, APNTS, 2003-.

HITOSHI (PAUL) FUKUE

Adjunct Professor of Theology and Christian Ethics
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College, 1970; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1973; Th.D. Boston University, 1991. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, Japan, 1973-81, 1984-2001, 2007-. Lecturer, Eastern Nazarene College, 1982-1984; Sophia University, 1986-1987; Shikoku Christian College, 1991-1994; President, Japan Christian Junior College, 1999-2000. APNTS, 2001-07; President, 2003-07.

MITSUKO FUKUE

Adjunct Professor of Christian Communication
A.B., Mid-America Nazarene College, 1972; M.Ed., Boston University, 1984; Ph.D. studies, Sophia University. APNTS, 2001-2007.

ROVINA HATCHER

Adjunct Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministry
B.A, Olivet Nazarene University, 1977; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1984; M.A. cand., Trinity Divinity School; Ed.D., University of Kentucky. High School Teacher; Missionary, Korea, 1986-1996; Pastoral ministry, USA. Instructor, Korea Nazarene University, Kentucky College of Business, Asbury College; Information Services Training Coordinator, Asbury College, 1998-2003; APNTS, 2003-2011; Korea Nazarene University, 2012-.

OH WON KEUN

Adjunct Professor of Old Testament
B.Sc., In-Ha University, 1991; M.Div., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1999; M.A. and Ph.D., Manchester University, 2002 and 2007. Pastor, Korea, 1999-2000, 2007-. APNTS, 2003-2007.

RAFFY SANTOS

Adjunct Professor of Christian Communication
B.A., Saint Louis University, 1989; M.A.C.C., Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, 2006. Filipino Department Programming Director, Far East Broadcasting Company (Saipan), 1995-2002; Broadcast Strategist for Asia-Pacific Region, World Mission Communications, 2002-05; Executive Academic Director, Colegio Santo Domingo, 2008-2014; Adjunct, APNTS 2006-.

CAROLYN SEIFERT

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Ministry
B.A., Greenville College, 1960; M.A. (Religion) and M.A. (Pastoral Counseling), Eastern Nazarene College, 1983 and 1986; D.Min., Andover Newton Theological Seminary, 1994. Protestant Chaplain, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts, 1987-2000. Pastor, Free Methodist Church, USA. Adjunct, APNTS, 2001-.

CHARLES SEIFERT

Adjunct Professor of Church Music
B.A., Greenville College, 1960; M.Mus. (Piano) and M.Mus. (Theory), American Conservatory of Music, 1965 and 1981; Ed.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989. Certified member, Music Teachers National Association. Instructor, Le Tourneau College, 1964-1966, Professor of Music, Eastern Nazarene College, 1979-2001. Adjunct, APNTS, 2001-.

 

Emeriti

PRESIDENTS EMERITI

DONALD OWENS

President Emeritus
B.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1952; Th.B., and M.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1953; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1968 and 1975. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Korea, 1954-1966. Professor, Southern Nazarene University, 1966-1974; Professor, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1975-1981; Director, Asia-Pacific Region, Church of the Nazarene, 1981-1985; President, APNTS, 1983-1984; President, Mid-America Nazarene University, 1985-1989; General Superintendent, Church of the Nazarene, 1989-1997.

LEBRON FAIRBANKS

President Emeritus
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University, 1964; M.A., Scarritt College, 1967; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1970; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1972; D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1978; post-doctoral studies, Harvard University and Yale University Divinity School. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA. Academic Dean, European Nazarene College, 1978-1982; Professor, Southern Nazarene University, 1982-1984; President, APNTS, 1984-1989; President, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1989-2007; Commissioner, International Board of Education, Church of the Nazarene, 2008-2011.

JOHN M. NIELSON

President Emeritus
B.A. and M.A., Eastern Nazarene College, 1965 and 1967; B.D., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1969; D.D., Eastern Nazarene College, 1989. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA, Germany and Denmark. Director of Ministerial Development, Church of the Nazarene, 1980-1981; Vice President for Church and Public Relations and Director, Alumni Association, Eastern Nazarene College, 1982-1990. President, APNTS, 1990-2001; Education Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Region, Church of the Nazarene, 1991-1996; Academic Dean, European Nazarene College, 2002-2004; Professor, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2004-2015.

PROFESSORS EMERITI

RONALD W. BEECH

Professor Emeritus
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College, 1954; M.A. (Ed.), University of Missouri, 1958; M.Div., Philippine Baptist Seminary, 1972; Doctor of Sacred Theology, Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary, 1981. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines, 1962-1992. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA and Philippines. Faculty, Philippine Nazarene College, 1967-1982; President, 1968-1974 and 1976-1977. Professor, APNTS, 1983-92; Academic Dean and Registrar, 1983-1986; and Academic Dean 1988-1989.

ROBERT C. DONAHUE

Professor Emeritus
B.A., Bob Jones University, 1970; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1977; D.Min. and D.Miss., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1985 and 1995. High school teacher, 1973-1975; Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, USA, 1977-1999; Director, New Beginning Family Services, 1993-1999. APNTS, 1999-2012. Director, Bresee Institute East, 2014-.

BEVERLY Y. GRUVER

Associate Professor Emeritus
B.S., Grace Bible Institute, 1967; B.S., University of Nebraska, 1969; M.Ed., University of Oklahoma, 1975; Ph.D. candidate, University of Kansas. Junior High and High School Teacher. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Ecuador and Paraguay, 1989-1997. APNTS, 1997-2011; Dean of Students, 2003-2010.

LOURDES G. MANAOIS

Associate Professor Emeritus
B.R.E., Philippine Nazarene College, 1970; B.S.Ed., University of Baguio, 1972; Music Studies, University of San Agustin; M.A. (Ed.) West Visayas State University, 1982; Ph.D., Centro Escolar University, 1994. Faculty, Philippine Nazarene College, 1967-1973; Visayan Nazarene Bible College, 1973-1980. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines. APNTS, 1987-1991, 1993-1999.

WILFREDO A. MANAOIS

Professor Emeritus
B.S., Far Eastern University, 1951; B.Th., Philippine Nazarene College, 1964; M.A., University of Baguio, 1972; Ed.D., West Visayas State University, 1982; Ph.D. cand., Centro Escolar University; M.Div. studies, Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary. Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, Philippines; District Superintendent, 1973-1980. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Nigeria, 1980-1985. Faculty, Southern Negros College, Philippine Nazarene Bible College, Visayan Nazarene Bible College. APNTS, 1986-1999; Dean of Students, 1987-1991; Assistant to the President, 1991-1999.

JANICE W. NIELSON

Assistant Professor Emeritus
B.S., Eastern Nazarene College, 1967; M.Ed., Eastern Nazarene College, 1985. Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, Denmark, 1975-80. Grade School Teacher, Kansas City, 1967-68. Eastern Nazarene College, 1984-1986, APNTS, 1990-2001. Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2004-2014.