Visiting Faculty 2015-2017

Ara Badalian, MDiv, PhD cand., Pastor, Baptist Church in Baghdad, instructor in Bible

Ashoor Yousif, MA, MTS, PhD cand., Specialist in Syriac Christianity, and Christian-Muslim Relations

Brian Craig, DMin, Director of Leadership Development, Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec, specialist in ministry leadership.

Camille Melki, MDiv, Executive Director of Heart for Lebanon, Executive Director of the Middle East Association for Theological Education, specialist in church leadership, finance, and management.

Christopher J.H. Wright, PhD, International Director, Langham Partnership, specialist in biblical theology of mission.

Douglas Ley, DMin, pastor, adjunct instructor Trinity International University, specialist in discipleship and apologetics

Dustin Ellington, PhD, Lecturer in New Testament, Justo Mwale Theological Univ College (Zambia), specialist in conceptions of the Christian life in the New Testament 

Graham Cheesman, PhD, former principal of Belfast Bible College, special interest in contextual theology, theological education and leadership.

Jihad Haddad, MMin, Pastor, GM of Brightway, specialist in Preaching, Teaching, and Outreach.

Jim Purves, PhD, Mission and Ministry Advisor to the Baptist Union of Scotland, specialist in Applied Theology.

Keith Summey, MDiv, DMin, nearly 30 years serving in the Middle East modeling discipleship, teaching Kingdom Growth principles, and leading Marriage Enrichment workshops

Kenn Iskov, MDiv, ThM, MLitt, EdD cand, Dean: The Leadership Collective, specialist in church planting

Mark S. Young, PhD, President, Denver Seminary, specialist in missiology, leadership and biblical studies

Parush Parushev, PhD (Sc), PhD (Th), Pro-Rector of International Baptist Theological Seminary, senior research lecturer in applied theology and moral philosophy.

Riad Kassis, PhD, International Director for Langham Scholars Program, International Director for the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education, specialist in Old Testament studies.

Smyrna Khalaf Moughabghab, MA, Marriage and Family Counseling, specialist in Marriage and Family Issues

Tony T. Maalouf, PhD, Director of the Islamic Studies Program, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, specialist in Biblical Studies, and Arab Biblical Heritage.

Victor Hashweh, itinerant Bible teacher and evangelist, founder and President, United family International (UFI), specialist in evangelism.