Teaching and Making Disciples

Administration & Faculty


Dr. Matt Ayars

President & Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Dr. Chris Lohrstorfer

Vice President of Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Wesleyan Theology

Elijah Friedeman

Vice President of Enrollment

Ethan Kelly, JD, CIMA®

Vice President of Business Affairs


Dr. Matt Friedeman

John M. Case Chair of Evangelical Studies; Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship

Dr. Steve Blakemore

Professor of Christian Thought

Dr. Rick Boyd

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Dr. David Schreiner

Associate Dean & Associate Professor of Old Testament

Grace Andrews

Director of Library Services and Instructor

Dr. John Oswalt

Professor Emeritus of Old Testament

Dr. Gareth Cockerill

Professor Emeritus of New Testament & Biblical Theology

Dr. Bill Ury

Professor Emeritus of Theological Studies

Dr. Don Little

Adjunct Professor of the Christian Study of Islam

Dr. Joy Moore

Adjunct Professor of Biblical Preaching

Benjamin Hegeman

Adjunct Professor of the Christian Study of Islam

Matt O’Reilly

Director of Research; Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Pastoral Ministry

Administrative Staff

Karl L. Luman

Registrar & Director of Financial Aid

Annie Andrews

Assistant Director of Admissions

Peggy Price

Director of Business Affairs

Maribeth Gibson

Director of Development

Jeff Bakos

Director of Digital Media

Brooke Bruce

Admissions Coordinator

WBS is offering free seminary in the summer and fall!