September 2023

Melissa J. Barciela Mandala – Coming July 2024!

Melissa J. Barciela Mandala works in New Testament Studies, specifically in Pauline scholarship. After graduating from PBA with a BA in Biblical Studies and an MDiv, she relocated to Scotland with her husband Ryan. Melissa then earned a Master of Letters in Biblical Languages and Exegesis at the University of St. Andrews and is currently …

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Catherine L. McDowell – Coming July 2024!

Dr. Catherine McDowell comes to Palm Beach Atlantic University from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte, N.C.) where she was an Associate Professor of Old Testament. Before teaching at GCTS-Charlotte, Dr. McDowell was an assistant professor of Old Testament at GCTS-Boston (2002-2004) and Wheaton College (2010-2011) and served as a graduate teaching fellow at Harvard University (1999-2001). …

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Jesse Grenz

Dr. Jesse Grenz began his journey into the field of New Testament studies when he attended PBA for his bachelor of arts and master of divinity degrees. He subsequently went on to study New Testament Textual Criticism at the University of Cambridge for his master of philosophy and doctor of philosophy degrees. His research focuses …

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Brian Shockey

Dr. Shockey loves training Christian leaders and helping them discover their gifts and calling. He enjoys getting to know students and their stories, both inside and outside the classroom. Prior to coming to PBA, Dr. Shockey served as a pastor, youth pastor, worship leader, and adjunct professor. He is excited to help students grow in …

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