Welcome Dr. Josh Sweeden

Dean of the Faculty and Associate Professor of Church and Society


Dr. Josh Sweeden draws from deep roots and a rich heritage. Prior to NTS, Josh was Assistant Professor of Theology and the Richard B. Parker Co-Chair in Wesleyan Theology at Portland Seminary. Dr. Sweeden has a PhD in Practical Theology with a concentration in Church and Society from Boston University , an MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary and a BA from Point Loma Nazarene University. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and author of various articles and publications, including The Church and Work: The Ecclesiological Grounding of Good Work.

Follow Josh on Twitter: @josh_sweeden

NTS is a community of Christian wisdom and practice that develops leaders to join in God’s unfolding work in the world.
— Dr. Sweeden
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