Committed to the Cross Ministries

Résumé Timeline


  • Ph.D. Religion, Baylor University (1993)
  • M.A. Biblical Studies, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (1978)
  • B.S. Mathematical Sciences, Penn State University (1975)


  • Professor of Greek and New Testament, Southwestern A/G University (2007-pres.)
  • Professor of Greek and New Testament, Central Bible College (1996-2007)
  • Associate Pastor, Oak Cliff Assembly of God, (1994-1995)
  • Adjunct Professor of Greek, Southwestern Assemblies of God University (1990-1995)
  • Seminar Speaker (1991-1995)
  • Graduate Assistant, Baylor University (1987-1988)
  • Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Valley Forge Christian College (1983-1986)
  • Math Teacher, Central Dauphin School District (1982-1983)
  • School Administrator, Calvary Christian School (1980-1982)
  • Lecturer in Bible and Theology, Continental Theological Seminary (1978-1980)
  • Ministerial Credentials: Assemblies of God (1981-Present)
  • Professional Memberships: Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society for Pentecostal Studies
  • Society of Biblical Literature

Theatrical Experience:

  • Messiah (passion play) The Oaks Fellowship Dallas, TX. Easter 1994, 1995. Principal Role: Jesus.
  • Messiah (passion play) Crossroads of Life Dallas, TX. Easter 1996, 1997. Principal Role: Jesus.
  • Joseph of Arimathea in various churches and universities since 2006. Writer, director, principal actor.
  • Grace in Galatia in various churches and universities since 2004. Writer, director, principal actor.
  • Selections from Shakespeare mostly in college and university settings.


  • Wife, Maja Starner
  • Two children, Kali and Kaleb