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W. Robert Godfrey

W. Robert Godfrey
President and Professor of Church History

W. Robert Godfrey has taught church history at Westminster Seminary California since 1981, having previously taught at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Stanford University, and Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America. He is the author of several books, including An Unexpected Journey: Discovering Reformed Christianity (P&R, 2004), John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor (P&R, 2009) and co-author of Westminster Seminary California: A New Old School (WSC, 2012). In 2012, a festschrift was published in his honor entitled, Always Reformed: Essays in Honor of W. Robert Godfrey, edited by R. Scott Clark and Joel E. Kim.

 

J.V. Fesko

J.V. Fesko
Academic Dean, Professor of Systematic Theology and Historical Theology

Dr. Fesko is a minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. He served in church planting and pastoral ministry for more than ten years. His research interests include the integration of biblical and systematic theology, soteriology, and early modern Reformed theology. Dr. Fesko’s most recent publications include The Theology of the Westminster Standards (Crossway, 2014), Songs of a Suffering King (Reformation Heritage Books, 2014), and Beyond Calvin: Union with Christ and Justification in Early Modern Reformed Theology (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012).

 

Bryan Estelle

Bryan D. Estelle
Professor of Old Testament

Dr. Estelle has taught at Westminster Seminary California since 2000. He is a minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Prior to taking his position at WSC, he was a pastor in an Orthodox Presbyterian congregation in Maryland and was involved in planting a church in Oregon for the Presbyterian Church in America. He taught Hebrew at The Catholic University between 1997 and 2000, and is the author of Salvation Through Judgment and Mercy: The Gospel According to Jonah (P&R, 2005).

 

 

Dennis E. Johnson

Dennis E. Johnson
Professor of Practical Theology

Dr. Johnson has taught at Westminster Seminary California since 1982. He is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in America and is currently the Associate Pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church in Escondido. He has served as moderator of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church General Assembly and Presbytery of Southern California, moderator of South Coast Presbytery in the Presbyterian Church in America, member of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church Committee on Christian Education, and trustee of Covenant College. He is the author of several books, including Philippians (Reformed Expository Commentary Series, P&R, 2013), Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All the Scriptures (P&R, 2007), and Heralds of the King: Christ-centered Preaching in the Tradition of Edmund P. Clowney (Crossway, 2009).

 

Julius J. Kim

Julius J. Kim
Professor of Practical Theology

Dr. Kim has served in Presbyterian Church in America churches in California and Illinois. His current church calling is as Associate Pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church in Escondido. Dr. Kim also continues to serve the broader Christian community as a preacher, speaker, and ministry consultant-especially for the Korean-American church. While in Illinois, he taught undergraduate communications at Trinity International University and church history at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has also been a Visiting Scholar with the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University. He authored the newly released Preaching the Whole Counsel of God: Design and Deliver Gospel-Centered Sermons (Zondervan, 2015)

 

Michael Horton

Michael S. Horton
J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics

Dr. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. He is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America. In addition to his work at the seminary, Dr. Horton is host of the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated, weekly radio talk show exploring issues of Reformation theology in American Christianity. He is also editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. Dr. Horton is author of more than twenty books. His most recent publications are The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way (Zondervan, 2011), The Gospel Commission: Recovering God’s Strategy for Making Disciples (Baker, 2012), and Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples (Zondervan, 2012).