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Dr. Dennis Hollinger: Christian Ethics

Dennis Hollinger is President and the Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Christian Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. Prior to assuming his present role in 2008 he served as President and Professor of Christian Ethics at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Myerstown, PA. Read more...

Note: This course is often taught by Dr. Esther Bruland in conjunction with Dr. Hollinger.

Dr. Tim Laniak: Old Testament Survey, Biblical Theology of Leadership (MACL)

Dr. Laniak served as a missionary in 15 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as the director of the International Fellowship House in Boston, and as a welfare housing manager for elderly immigrants in Brookline, MA. He launched the Urban Ministry Program at the Charlotte campus and directed it for eight years. Read more...


Dr. Rollin Grams: New Testament Survey, Biblical Theology (MACM)

Born in South Africa to missionary parents, Dr. Grams has spent much of the past 20 years overseas as a missionary in theological education. Read more...


Dr. Catherine McDowell: Interpreting the Bible, Old Testament Survey

Dr. McDowell comes to Gordon-Conwell from Wheaton College in Illinois, where she also taught Old Testament. Her teaching experience includes former positions at Gordon-Conwell and Harvard. As a graduate teaching fellow at Harvard, she taught classical Hebrew, Ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology. Read more...


Dr. Donald Fairbairn: Theology Survey I, Church History to the Reformation

Dr. Fairbairn is the Robert E. Cooley Professor of Early Christianity. His responsibilities include further developing the Robert C. Cooley Center for the Study of Early Christianity at the Charlotte campus, which explores the historical foundations of the Christian faith. Read more...


Dr. Adonis Vidu: Theology Survey II

Dr. Vidu came to Gordon-Conwell from his home country of Romania, where he had spent the past 10 years teaching, first at Emmanuel University and then at the University of Bucharest. Read more...



Dr. Garth Rosell: Church History from the Reformation

Dr. Rosell taught church history at Bethel Theological Seminary for eight years before coming to Gordon-Conwell as Professor of Church History, Dean of the Seminary and Vice-President for Academic Affairs. Read more...


Dr. Xiyi (Kevin) Yao: World Mission of the Church

Dr. Yao came to Gordon Conwell with 10 years experience ministering in Hong Kong and mainland China. His career as a theological educator officially started in 2003, when he became an assistant (most recently associate) professor at the Department of Theological Studies, China Graduate School of Theology (CGST), located in Hong Kong. Read more...


Dr. Steven Klipowicz (MACM Program Director): Spiritual Formation for Ministry, Foundations for Leadership, Educational Ministry of the Church, The Christian Communicator

Dr. Klipowicz comes to Gordon-Conwell-Charlotte from Chicago where he was the Director of Ministries for WCFC-TV38. Prior to his work in television programming, he was the Associate Director of the Church Law and Tax Report in Matthews, N.C. Read more...


Dr. Rodney Cooper (MACL Program Director): The Person of the Christian Leader, Managing Conflict, The Christian Leader as Communicator, Team and Team Building

Dr. Cooper currently teaches at the Charlotte campus, but also taught at Gordon-Conwell’s South Hamilton campus. While in New England, he served as Associate Pastor and led the men’s ministries at historic Tremont Temple Baptist Church in downtown Boston. Read more...


Dr. Kelly Breen-Boyce, Pastoral Counseling

Dr. Breen Boyce has worked at Gordon-Conwell since 2006 in various capacities, most recently as the Director of Graduate Programs in Counseling and Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychology. She has taught master's and doctoral level courses in the areas of psychological testing, group dynamics, marriage and family therapy, personality theory and psychopathology. Read more...


Dr. Robert Mayer, Introduction to Theological Research

Dr. Mayer, who joined Gordon-Conwell in 1997, brings extensive experience in writing, publishing and research to his roles as Senior Librarian and Director of the Gordon-Conwell libraries, and Director of the Harold Lindsell Library at the Charlotte campus. Read more...