Intercultural Doctoral Studies Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Compassion in Missions
Ph.D. Theology and Apologetics, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA. August 2014.
Dissertation: “Evangelism and Social Concern in the Theology of Carl F. H. Henry.”
M.A. Intercultural Studies/Missiology. All Nations Theological Seminary, Lilongwe,
Malawi/Global University, Springfield, MO. May 2010. Thesis: “African Traditional
Religion and Pentecostal Churches in Lusaka, Zambia: An Assessment.”
B.A. Bible and Theology. Magna cum laude. Central Bible College/Evangel
University, Springfield, MO. May 2007.
Jerry M. Ireland holds a PhD in Theology and Apologetics (Liberty Univ.). He is also a graduate of Teen Challenge, and it was through the ministry of Teen Challenge that he was saved and filled with the Holy Spirit in 2002. Dr. Ireland’s publications include Evangelism and Social Concern in the Theology of Carl F. H. Henry (2015, Pickwick) and For the Love of God: Principles and Practice of Compassion in Missions (2017, Wipf and Stock), for which he served as editor. He is passionate about seeing churches engage in The Great Commission in ways that reflect Scriptural faithfulness, and bringing the hope of the Gospel to lost people everywhere. Dr. Ireland is married to Paula and they have a daughter Charis (age 7) and one son, Josiah (who is with the Lord).