Jeff Jibben

Jeff Jibben, D.Min.  Instructor of Theology  Dr. Jeff Jibben teaches in the College of Theology at GCU. A native of Minnesota, he studied biology and chemistry before earning an M.Div. in Biblical languages, M.A. in Biblical Literature, and a D.Min. focused on the theology, theory, and practice of leadership. His interests include the NewContinue reading “Jeff Jibben”

Thomas Joseph

Thomas Joseph, Ed.D. Instructor  Thomas Joseph, born and raised in Florida, earned his B.S. in Computer Science. After working in the profession for three years, he entered studies at Oblate College and earned an M.A. in Theology. He spent the following years engaged in various professions including curriculum development and examining patent applications. AfterContinue reading “Thomas Joseph”

Brian Koning

Brian Koning, Ph.D.  Instructor of Theology  Brian grew up in Arizona, by way of Georgia and Illinois, and has been a part of GCU since 2016. He has a degree in Computer Information Systems, an M.Div. in Biblical Communication, a Th.M. in pedagogy, and a Ph.D. in Old Testament studies. He and his highContinue reading “Brian Koning”

Robert Krise

Robert Krise, Ed.D.  Instructor of Theology  Rob Krise grew up in Northern Arizona and is part of the full-time online faculty at GCU. He earned his Doctor of Education from Grand Canyon University and his Master of Divinity from Talbot Theological Seminary. His undergraduate studies were in the area of agriculture before earning hisContinue reading “Robert Krise”

Chip Lamca

Chip Lamca, D.Min. Instructor of Christian Studies Co-Lead, Short-Term Missions Minor  Chip Lamca has worked at GCU since 2009. He earned a Doctor of Ministry in Missions, writing on training young adults for short-term missions.  He and his family served as missionaries in Peru and Ecuador from 2000 to 2008 and continue this workContinue reading “Chip Lamca”

Christina Larsen

Christina Larsen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Theology Christina Larsen (Ph.D., M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; B.A., Biola University) joined the College of Theology faculty at Grand Canyon University in 2016. She has published on the theologies of Jonathan Edwards and Karl Barth. 

Hector Llanes

Hector Llanes, Ph.D.  Instructor of Theology Dr. Llanes is a native of El Salvador and a full-time faculty member in the College of Theology at GCU. He has a B.A. from Louisiana College (1985) and an M.Div. (1988) and a Ph.D. (1995) from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. His interests relate to historical theology,Continue reading “Hector Llanes”

Lanell Maria Mason

Lanell Maria Mason, Ph.D.  Instructor of Philosophy and Christian Worldview  Dr. Mason grew up in California but has lived all over the world. She earned a Masters in Philosophy from Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. Her research interests includeContinue reading “Lanell Maria Mason”

Andrew McClurg

Andrew McClurg, Ph.D.  Instructor  Dr. McClurg grew up in the Chicago area and graduated from engineering college. He worked in telecommunications for 14 years before attending seminary and earning an M.Div. and a Ph.D. He served as a non-staff elder for six years at Immanuel Baptist Church in Louisville, KY and as an elderContinue reading “Andrew McClurg”

Justin McLendon

Justin McLendon, Ph.D.  Professor of Theology  Department Chair for the Master of Arts Program  Dr. McLendon is Professor of Theology at Grand Canyon University and Department Chair for the Master of Arts program at Grand Canyon Theological Seminary. He serves as a Managing Editor for the Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies. He teachesContinue reading “Justin McLendon”