Faculty & Staff - Theology & Ministry Graduate Studies

The faculty of the School of Theology and Ministry have many years of service and expertise to help students in their educational journey. Among the faculty, there are collectively 78 years of pastoral experience, 22 years of missionary service, and 146 years of teaching experience.


Hal Cauthron, Ph.D.

Chair, School of Theology and Ministry
Professor of New Testament

cauthron@snu.edu, 405.491.6690

  • B.A., Bethany Nazarene College, 1967
  • M.A., Bethany Nazarene College, 1969
  • M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1972
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1979; Ph.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, 1984
  • Associate Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1969-71
  • Pastor, Christian Church, 1971-72
  • Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1974-75
  • Instructor/Asst. Professor/Assoc. Professor/Professor, Trevecca Nazarene College, 1972-88
  • Academic Dean, Swaziland Nazarene Bible College, 1988-90
  • Rector, Nazarene Theological College - South Africa, 1991-94
  • Southern Nazarene University, 1995-

Timothy J. Crutcher, Ph.D./S.T.D.

Associate Professor of Theology/Church History
tcrutche@snu.edu, 405.491.6367

  • B.A., Southern Nazarene University, 1991
  • M.A. Southern Nazarene University, 1993
  • M.Div. Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1995
  • M.Th. Katholieke University of Louvain, 1999
  • PhD./S.T.D., Katholieke University of Louvain, Belgium, 2003
  • Lecturer in Theology, Church History and Biblical Studies, Africa Nazarene University, 2000-2003
  • Southern Nazarene University 2003-

Don W. Dunnington, D.Min.

Professor of Theology and Ministry
ddunning@snu.edu 405.491.6603

  • A.B., Olivet Nazarene University, 1970
  • M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1974
  • D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1981
  • Doctoral studies in Leadership of Higher Education, Vanderbilt University, 1988-1990
  • Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1974-1980
  • Trevecca Nazarene College, 1980-1991
  • Southern Nazarene University, 1991-

Douglas D. Forsberg, M.Div.

Assistant Professor of Christian Education/Spiritual Formation
dforsberg@snu.edu

  • B.A., Bartlesville Wesleyan College, 1979
  • M.Div. Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1985
  • M.A. Oklahoma State University, 2006
  • Pastoral assignments in Texas, Florida, and Kansas, 1985-1994
  • Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, 1994-2003
  • Southern Nazarene University, 2003-

Stephen G. Green, D.Min.

W. N. King Chair of Theological and Biblical Studies
Professor of Theology

sgreen@snu.edu, 405.491.6380

  • B.S., Bethany Nazarene College, 1974
  • M.Div, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1978
  • D.Min, Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • Ph.D. (course work completed), Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Associate Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1975-78
  • Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1978-98
  • Adjunct Professor of Preaching, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1989-
  • Southern Nazarene University, 1998-

Marty Alan Michelson, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament
mmichels@snu.edu, 405.491.6695

  • Certificate in Peace and Conflict Resolution, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
  • Certificate in Leadership Education, Duke University
  • B.A. (Religion) Northwest Nazarene College
  • M.A. (Marriage & Family Therapy) Southern Nazarene University
  • M.A. (Theology) Point Loma Nazarene College
  • M.A. (Religion) Southern Nazarene University
  • Ph D. (Ancient Jewish History &Literature)The University of Manchester (U.K.)

Brint A. Montgomery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
brint@snu.edu, 405.491.6697

  • B.A., Northwest Nazarene College, 1989
  • M.Div, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1994
  • M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1996
  • University Campus Ministries, 1994-96
  • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2002
  • Southern Nazarene University, 1996-
 
Eileen Ruger, M.R.E

Associate Professor of Missions, Director of Center for Global Engagement
eruger@snu.edu

  • B.S., Southern Nazarene University
  • M.R.E., Nazarene Theological Seminary


Douglas R. Samples, D.Min.

Professor of Practical Theology
Director of Ministry Internship Program

dsamples@snu.edu, 405.491.6391

  • B.A., Olivet Nazarene University, 1974
  • M.Div, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1977
  • D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1995
  • Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1977-98
  • Southern Nazarene University, 1998-

Lori Cable, B.S.

Graduate Admissions
lcable@snu.edu, 405.491.6368

 


Theology & Ministry Faculty & Staff