Retired AMBS faculty

Lois Y. Barrett, PhD

Retired Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies

Jacob W. Elias, ThD

Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Loren L. Johns, PhD

Retired Professor of New Testament

Loren Johns is passionate about studying and teaching the Bible. His primary areas of research include the role of the Bible in the church, New Testament Greek, the letters of Paul, the Johannine literature, the development of the biblical canon, and eschatology.

Gayle Gerber Koontz, PhD

Professor Emerita of Theology and Ethics

Theodore J. Koontz, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Ethics and Peace Studies

Nelson Kraybill, PhD

President Emeritus

Marlene Kropf, DMin

Associate Professor Emerita in Spiritual Formation and Worship

Ben C. Ollenburger, PhD

Retired Professor of Biblical Theology

Ben Ollenburger is a storyteller. This gift often inspires both laughter and new insight. He also pursues the work of theology with passion and discipline.

John D. Rempel, ThD

Retired Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies

Walter W. Sawatsky, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Church History and Mission

Mary H. Schertz, PhD

Professor Emerita of New Testament

Daniel S. Schipani, DrPsy, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Care and Counseling

Rebecca Slough, PhD

Academic Dean Emerita and Professor Emerita of Worship and the Arts

Willard Swartley, PhD

Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Sara Wenger Shenk

President Emerita

Sara Wenger Shenk retired as president of AMBS in June 2019 after serving in this role since fall 2010. She was named President Emerita by the AMBS Board of Directors in April 2020.

June Alliman Yoder, DMin

Professor Emerita of Preaching and Communication

Perry B. Yoder, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament