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T. SCOTT DANIELS is senior pastor at Nampa College Church of the Nazarene. Scott has also pastored in Pasadena, California and Richardson, Texas and until recently served as the dean of School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University. He is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at churches, camp meetings, and college campuses. He received his BA from Northwest Nazarene University and his MDiv and PhD in theology and ethics from Fuller Theological Seminary. Scott has taught at several colleges and seminaries, nationally and internationally. He has served as a fulltime professor of theology and ethics at Southern Nazarene University and Azusa Pacific University. A contributor to several books, journals, and magazines, he is the author of The First 100 Days: A Pastor’s Guide; Seven Deadly Spirits: The Message of Revelation’s Letters for Today’s Church; and The Cycle of Victorious Living: Commit, Trust, Delight and Rest in Jesus Christ.

Scott will be the Preacher for Wednesday night’s Opening Worship Session.



For the past twenty-five years, TIM GREEN has been ministering at Trevecca Nazarene University where he serves as Dean of the Millard Reed School of Religion, the Chaplain of the University, and Professor of Old Testament Literature and Theology.  Prior to his ministry at Trevecca, he served in various ministerial assignments at churches in Tennessee and Ohio. He graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 1983 with his B.A. in Religion and a minor in New Testament Greek. Following his undergraduate work, he received the M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Religion, focusing in Old Testament and a minor in New Testament.  While at Trevecca, he has received various recognitions, including Faculty Member of the Year, the Teaching Excellence Award, and the Alumni Association’s McClurkan Award.  He is the author of numerous periodical articles, cantata narrations, and contributor to numerous texts as well as the author of a number of books, including So What Now?—Celebrating My Identity in Christ; Discovering the Old Testament: Story and Faith; Vital Beginnings, Never Alone; Philippians Lectio Divina; Dancing Solo: Finding Your Own Rhythm in a Performance-Driven World; New Beacon Bible Commentary: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah; and most recently The God Plot: Living With Holy Imagination.

Tim will be a Presenter in Session 1 on Thursday morning.



ROGER L. HAHN is Dean of the Faculty and Professor of New Testament at Nazarene Theological Seminary.  He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University (A.B. and M.A.), Nazarene Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Duke University (Ph.D.).  After serving as Senior Pastor at First Church of the Nazarene in Durham, North Carolina, Dr. Hahn taught 15 years in the Religion Department at Southern Nazarene University before beginning his current assignment at NTS.  He is the author of a commentary on the Gospel of Matthew and has contributed to a number of books.  He is a regular contributor to Adult Sunday School resources for the Church of the Nazarene.  His passion is preaching and teaching the Scriptures (especially the Greek New Testament).

Roger will be a Presenter in Session 1 on Thursday morning.




KATHY MOWRY has been Professor of Intercultural Studies and Christian Education at Trevecca Nazarene University since 2007.  Prior to her time at Trevecca, she held pastoral roles in urban multicultural congregations in California, directed graduate programs for the Bresee Institute for Urban Training, served as a missionary with her husband Jon in Russia and Ukraine, and created and directed a program of theological training for pastors across the countries of the former Soviet Union.  At Trevecca, she leads the major in Intercultural Studies as well as teaching in the Social Justice program. She enjoys consulting with congregations who are seeking to engage transitional neighborhoods and creating formative mission experiences for students preparing for the unique challenges of ministry in today’s world.  Kathy completed the BA at Trevecca Nazarene University, an MA in Educational Ministries at Wheaton, and an MA and PhD in Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, where she was the 2011 recipient of the McGavran Award for Missiology.  A frequent speaker at conferences, churches, and district events, she has also authored numerous articles in church publications and professional journals.   

Kathy will be the Presenter in Session 2 on Thursday morning.



As assistant professor in the Millard Reed School of Theology and Christian Ministry, TIMOTHY GAINES primarily teaches in the areas of systematic theology and ethics, having conducted his doctoral research on the interplay between Christian doctrine and moral formation. Ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Tim has served in various pastoral capacities in Kansas City, Chicago, and California prior to his service at Trevecca. As a research fellow at the Stead Center for Ethics and Values, he conducted research in the areas of energy and bioethics. He has published articles in several academic journals and contributed chapters to several books over various topics related to theology, ethics, and technology. His most recent book contribution is Kings and Presidents: Politics and the Kingdom of God.He also serves as a theological consultant to The Table Magazine and is the co-host of The Sermon Studio, a podcast dedicated to the art and craft of preaching. Tim is a frequent speaker at various denominational, district, university, and local church events.

Tim will be a Presenter in Session 3 on Thursday afternoon.