Doug Oss

Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology and New Testament


B.A., Western Washington University
M.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary


Prior to joining the faculty of AGTS, Dr. Oss served as the founding pastor of Capital Church, Salt Lake City, Utah, from 1997-2004. He also taught for 10 years on the faculty of Central Bible College (1988-1997; 2004-05), and for four years on the faculty of Valley Forge Christian College (1984-88). He has planted two churches, two university ministries and has served in pastoral ministry for a total of 18 years.

Dr. Oss has an extensive ministry as a conference and camp speaker and ministers regularly to pastors and missionaries at conferences in the U.S. and abroad. He has been a plenary session speaker at the World Pentecostal Conference in Los Angeles, the Pentecostal Preachers Conference in Springfield, Mo., and the All Europe World Missions Retreat in Tarragona, Spain.

In addition to his practical ministry, Dr. Oss has been an active scholar in the areas of hermeneutics and biblical theology. He is a co-author of the book, Are Miraculous Gifts for Today (Zondervan), and he has published articles in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society; Bulletin for Biblical Research; Grace Theological Journal; Westminster Theological Journal; and Enrichment Journal. He also translated 1 and 2 Corinthians for the New Living Translation and served as a translation scholar for the English Standard Version New Testament. Dr. Oss authored the study notes for 2nd Peter and Jude in the English Standard Version Study Bible.

Dr. Oss has come out of retirement in order to help the Cordas C. Burnett Center for Biblical Preaching expand and grow in some specific areas.