Visiting Professors and Adjunct Faculty

Visiting Professors

Sweet Len

Len Sweet

Visiting Distinguished Professor

Academic Background: An honors and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Richmond, he earned his M.Div. from Colgate Rochester Divinity School and  PhD  from the University of Rochester. He is the recent recipient of honorary doctorates from Coe College (Iowa), the University of Richmond (Virginia), Baker University (Kansas), Otterbein College (Ohio) and Lebanon Valley College (Pennsylvania).

Expertise and Research Interests: Full  biography

Email: lsweet@georgefox.edu
Webpage: leonardsweet.com

Jason Clark

Jason Clark

Visiting Professor and Founding Pastor of Vineyard Church Sutton

Academic Background: PhD  in Theology (candidate), London School of Theology; DMin, Theology and Leadership, Portland Seminary; BA, Hons Theology,  London School of Theology

Certifications: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, University of Greenwich (London)

Expertise and InterestsEcclesiology, worship, theological anthropology, political theology, spiritual formation, leadership, capitalism and consumerism, Christian ethics, visual ethnography, evangelical theology & history, charismatic and pentecostal theology, missional theology, church planting, preaching & teaching, theological education & practice

E-Mail: jclark@georgefox.edu
Website: jasonclark.church

Adjunct Faculty

Lacy Borgo

Lacy Finn Borgo

Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation

Academic Background: DMin, Portland Seminary; M.S., SUNY, Geneseo

Certifications:  Spiritual Formation, Renovare Institute; Spiritual Direction, Portland Seminary

Expertise and Interests: Spiritual Formation with children and adults, Spiritual Direction with children and adults

Email: lborgo@georgefox.edu
Website: gooddirtministries.org

Luisa Gallagher

Luisa Gallagher

Adjunct Professor of Theology and Pastoral Studies

Academic Background: PhD, Gonzaga University; MA, Wheaton College; BA, Wheaton College

Church Affiliation: The Evergreen Community, Portland, OR

Expertise and Interests: Leadership, spiritual formation, spiritual disciplines, higher education, human development

Email: lgallaher@georgefox.edu

Lynn Clouser Holt

Lynn Clouser Holt

Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation; Liaison for Spiritual Direction Program

Academic Background: MDiv, Portland Seminary

Certifications:  Spiritual Director, Portland Seminary; Spiritual Direction Training, Mercy Center Colorado Springs; Spiritual Direction Supervision Training, Mercy Center Burlingame

Expertise and Interests: T he intersection of psychology, spirituality, theology in relation to contemplative spiritual formation and spiritual direction

Email: lholt@georgefox.edu
Website: Companioning Center and Boldly Loved

kurtley-knight

Kurtley Knight

Adjunct Professor of Missional Leadership

Academic Background: DMin, Portland Seminary; MDiv, Andrews Theological Seminary, BA, Oakwood University

Church Affiliation: Epiphany Church, Dallas, TX

Expertise and Interests: Liturgical studies, pastoral theology & ministry, congregational formation, spiritual formation, spiritual leadership, spiritual direction, New Testament studies, missional theology & church planting

Email: kknight@georgefox.edu
Website: Epiphany Church: Making God's Story Known
Thomas Payne

Thomas Payne

Adjunct Professor of Chaplaincy

Academic Background: MA in Theological Studies, Vanderbilt University

Professional Affiliation:   Providence Cancer Institute 

Certifications:   Association of Professional Chaplains

Expertise and Interests:  Religious accommodation & discolosure of religious information in American institutions, supporting miracle-seeking communities in healthcare environments

Email: tpayne96@georgefox.edu 

Carole Spencer

Carole Spencer

Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation

Academic Background: PhD, University of Birmingham, England; MA, Western Evangelical Seminary

Professional Affiliation:   Earlham School of Religion, Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality

Expertise and InterestsHistory of spirituality, Christian mystics, spiritual formation, Quaker history and theology, and spiritual direction

Email: cspencer@georgefox.edu

rick-vogt

Rick Vogt

Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation

Academic Background: CTC, Western Seminary; MSM, Multnomah Biblical Seminary; BA, Multnomah University

Church Affiliation: Colossae , Sherwood, OR

Expertise and  Interests : Spiritual formation, life coaching, m asonary craftsman, kayaker, tennis player

Email: rvogt@georgefox.edu
Website: www.forward.coach
Instagram: rickvogt 

Kent Yinger

Kent Yinger

Adjunct Professor of New Testament Studies

Academic Background PhD , Sheffield University; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; BA, Wheaton College

Expertise and  Interests :New Testament studies, Pauline theology (esp. soteriology), Christology, New Testament Greek and lexicography, exegesis and hermeneutics, missions

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Email: kyinger@georgefox.edu