Faculty

John A. Battle, Th.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies

Phone: 253-759-3840
Email: battle@wrs.edu
Office: 253-272-0417

EDUCATION:

  • Th.D., New Testament, Grace Theological Seminary
  • S.T.M., New Testament, Faith Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Faith Theological Seminary
  • B.A., History and Biblical Languages, Highland College

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Apologist Trainer, Reasons to Believe

CAREER HISTORY:

  • President and Professor of New Testament and Theology: Western Reformed Seminary, 1983 - present
  • Minister: Bible Presbyterian Church, 1971 - present
  •  Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament: Faith Theological Seminary, 1971 - 1982

COURSES:

  • Greek
  • New Testament
  • Systematic theology
  • Apologetics
  • Church history
  • Hebrew
  • Old Testament

KEY AWARDS/AFFILIATIONS:

  • Member ETS
  • Apologist RTB

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • Apologetics (especially science and historical apologetics)
  • Biblical exegesis
  • Theology
  • History

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Articles in the WRS Journal, the Journal of Modern Ministry, Grace Theological Journal, the Reformation Review

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:
Camping, hiking, Reading, Old movies, and Travel (especially in Britain)

SCRIPTURE:
“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.” (John 15:16)

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