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Employee Directory: Jerry Truex

Jerry Truex

Jerry Truex

Instructor of Biblical Studies
  • B.A. Fresno Pacific College 1981
  • MDiv. Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary 1991
  • Ph.D. University of Durham 2002
About Jerry:

I am both a professor and a pastor. I have been the pastor of the Mennonite Church of the Servant (Wichita, KS) for the past 11 years and, over the past 25 years, I have taught over 100 college, university, and seminary level courses in biblical, theological, and religious studies in seven different institutions in the US and England.

Currently, I am an adjunct instructor at Bethel College and teach two courses, (i) BRL 457: Basic Issues of Faith and Life and (ii) BRL 201: Introduction to Biblical Studies.

My wife, Vangie, is a case manager at Wesley Rehab Hospital (Wichita, KS) and I have two daughters, Karissa and Cici, and six grandchildren.

I am a contemplative Anabaptist-Christian, a teacher, thinker, author, dog-lover, webmaster, and chess player. I’m an INTJ, Enneatype 5, Chess ELO 1750, Humanoid 1955.