Instructor, Biblical Studies and Christian Ministry
Education: PhD, Regent University School of Divinity (Renewal Studies/Theology); MA, Fuller Seminary (Theology with emphasis in Biblical Studies); B.A., Life Pacific University (Bible and Biblical Languages);
Areas of Expertise or Research: Theology/Church History. Research and special interests include the role of the Holy Spirit in divine election, justification, and empowering the Christian life, and engaging Postmodern, New Age, and Neo-Pagan thought from a Christian perspective.
James M. Henderson is an adult convert, converted during the war in Vietnam, and is a graduate of Life Pacific College (B.A. 1980, Bible and Biblical Languages), Fuller Seminary (MA 1983, Theology with emphasis in Biblical Studies), and Regent University School of Divinity (PhD 2012). Dr. Henderson is an ordained minister, and has been a pastor in Asia and on both the East and West coasts of the United States. He has taught undergraduate theology and church history for 22 years in Virginia, the last 8 years at Regent University College of Arts & Sciences. Jim has been married to Lou for 33 years. They have one daughter, Rebecca, who is 27.
Dr. Henderson loves teaching, especially in helping students understand their roots in the Faithful Tradition of Christian teaching from the early church onwards, and how to draw on that treasure of thought to enrich their own lives as followers of Jesus Christ, and the lives of their Christian communities and non-Christian neighbors.