Northwind Theological Seminary was established in 2019.
Northwind Theological Seminary is an online seminary serving many denominations. With theological roots in the Wesleyan tradition, we have a strong emphasis on Contextual Ministry, Spiritual Formation, and Discipleship.
Our vision is to be the seminary of choice for persons who seek an earned ministry degree in a
Northwind Theological Seminary is globally engaged, biblically informed, and ministry focused.
Committed to serving the global church
Committed to personal growth and spiritual formation
Committed to effective use of technology for education and ministry
We are exploring off the map for new notions of local church ministry in the postmodern era. While the Modern Era defined "successful" ministry based on numbers, we define "effective" ministry in the Postmodern Era based on experiences and impacts.
We are focused on providing quality education for local church leaders to encourage and equip those who are engaged in local church ministry. We are focused on providing quality consulting services to support clergy and church effectiveness.
OUR NOTION OF MINISTRY
We believe that technology has made it possible to deliver high-quality Online Theological Education in exciting new formats. These new formats provide a cost-effective platform that supports an education and consulting experiences in ways that have not been previously possible.
OUR APPROACH TO MINISTRY
Our approach to delivering high-quality Online Theological Education uses three approaches:
Video-Based Lecture Courses
Administrative Leadership at Northwind Theological Seminary have earned degrees and experience in both teaching and administration in Colleges, Universities, and Seminaries-institutions that have accreditation recognized by the United States Department of Education:
Robert J. Duncan, Jr, D.Min, President & Founder - Board Member
Director of Institutional Advancement & Admission at Drew University (Retired)
Core Faculty & Special Advisor in the Doctor of Ministry Degree Program at Drew University (Retired)
President & Professor of Religion at Bacone College (Retired)
Christin Standifird, M.Ed, Registrar - Board Member (Secretary / Treasurer)
Director of Bookstore Services, Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean, and Adjunct at Bacone College
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Research - Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Michael J. Christensen, Ph.D., Academic Dean - Board Member
Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Director of Communities of Shalom, Affiliate Faculty at Drew University (Retired)
Carl E. Savage, Ph.D., DMin, Associate Dean of Doctoral Studies - Ex-Officio Board Member
Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Theological School Faculty at Drew University (Retired)
Caroline Njuki, Ph.D. - Assistant Dean for African Outreach - Assistant General Secretary
General Board of Global Ministries, (GBGM) New York (Retired)
Christin Ditchfield-Lazo, D.S.Min - Writing Center Director
Daniel Kroger, D.Min - Learning Center Director
Cassandra Montgomery - Ministry Formation Center Director