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.
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Safwat Marzouk grew up where the interfaith dialogue among Christians, Jews, and Muslims influences daily life. As a Christian in Egypt, Safwat focused on study of the Old Testament to better understand God’s shalom.
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.
Professor of New Testament
Mary Schertz’s teaching calls forth the best in her students as she works creatively to help them discover the excitement of reading the Bible in its original languages.
History, Theology and Ethics (HTE)
Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies
The nature of the church has been a long-standing interest for Lois Barrett in her research and writing about house churches, missional ecclesiology, and early Anabaptist religious and cultural history.
Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics
Malinda is an educator-activist-doer. In addition to teaching, writing, and editing, she has served as interim pastor in New York City, and worked as a peace and social justice activist in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social Ethics
Janna Hunter-Bowman brings experience as a peace and justice worker in different settings to her academic study and teaching role. She has worked with Witness for Peace and with Justapaz in Colombia in the areas of documentation, education and advocacy.
Church and Ministry (CHM)
Associate Professor of Congregational Formation
Rachel Miller Jacobs has a love for the church that leads her into many forms of ministry. She is a spiritual director and was the resources coordinator for Leader, a magazine of Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA.
Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Culture
Andy Brubacher Kaethler has been involved in Christian formation for nearly 20 years in conference, congregational, and camp settings. Before coming to AMBS in 2003, he was minister of youth ministries for Mennonite Church Eastern Canada.
Associate Professor of Missional Leadership Development
David Miller brings a passion for peace and justice along with experience in teaching, pastoral ministry, and administration to his position. Prior to joining the faculty in 2009, David was pastor of University Mennonite Church, State College, Pa., for 12 years and taught at Hesston (Kan.) College.
Associate Professor of Christian Proclamation
Allan Rudy-Froese blends a heart for the church, preparation in communicating the Good News of the gospel, and infectious humor to the ministry of teaching students how to communicate with diverse audiences in our current culture.
Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Finding ways for people to live wisely is a goal for Daniel as he draws on the wisdom of God and the transforming vision of the reign of God in his teaching, research, and practice of pastoral care and counseling.
Associate Professor of Worship and the Arts
Rebecca Slough’s gifts in worship, music, ministry, and the arts come together in her teaching at AMBS. She is a musician, and in the classroom, Rebecca helps students discover new insights by testing artistic responses to biblical texts.