Dr. D. Brent Sandy, professor of biblical studies at Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN, is currently speaking at a three-day seminar on biblical prophecy at the “Blue Church” (Lownes Free Church), 940 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA, a Philadelphia suburb.
Registration began at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, May 16. On Wednesday and Thursday, sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until midafternoon.
Pastor of the church is Bob Kinzel, a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. Grace Seminary professor Dr. Jim Nesbitt and his wife, Nancy, were members of the Blue Church while living in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Sandy is a graduate of Grace College (B.A.), Grace Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Duke University (Ph.D.) and he has done postdoctoral studies under the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Professor Sandy served on the faculty of Grace College and Seminary from 1978 to 1988 and was recipient of the McClain Award for Excellence in Teaching. He taught at Liberty University from 1988 to 1993 and was an assistant Dean.
He also served as an adjunct professor at Roanoke College in Virginia. From 1988 to 2000 he was on the pastoral staff at Ghent Grace Brethren Church in Roanoke, VA, first as minister of worship and music, then as co-pastor, and then as senior pastor. Currently he is active in his local church, Winona Lake (IN) Grace Brethren Church.
As chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Grace College, he oversees a growing program of more than 150 majors. He is active in several professional societies, serving on the executive committee of the Institute for Biblical Research. He regularly presents papers at the meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and has published articles in American and European journals and several books.