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Estep, JimVP of Academics

Educational Background

Ph.D. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Educational Studies 1999
D.Min. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Christian Education 1992
M.Div. Cincinnati Bible Seminary (CCU) Apologetics 1989
M.A. Cincinnati Bible Seminary (CCU) New Testament 1988
M.A. Cincinnati Bible Seminary (CCU) Near East Studies 1986
B.A. Cincinnati Bible College (CCU) Christian Ministries 1985

Ministry Experience

Heritage Christian Church (Peachtree City, Georgia), Equipping Pastor 2017-present
e2: Effective Elders (Indianapolis, Indiana), Projects Director 2009-present
South Lansing Christian Church(Lansing, Michigan), Christian Education Minister 1992-1996
Calvary Christian Church (Swartz Creek, Michigan), Christian Education Minister 1990-1992
Church of Christ Latonia (Taylor Mill, Kentucky), Youth Minister 1988-1990
East Columbus Christian Church (Columbus, Indiana), Youth Minister 1985-1988

Academic Career

Lincoln Christian University (Lincoln, Illinois) 2002-present

  • Professor at Large (2017-present)
  • Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies (2012-2015)
  • Professor of Christian Education, Seminary (2002-2017)

Johnson University (Knoxville, Tennessee) 2011-present

  • Affiliate Professor of Qualitative Research, Center for Global Studies
  • Kentucky Christian University (Grayson, Kentucky) 2000-2002
  • Provost/Senior Vice President

Great Lakes Christian College (Lansing, Michigan) 1991-2000

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs (1996-2000)
  • Professor of Christian Education (1992-2000)
  • Adjunct at numerous institution within and outside the Stone-Campbell tradition 1991-present