Dr. Terry Toler to Speak at Transform:ED 2016

Dr. Terry Toler will be the speaker at Wesley Biblical Seminary’s Transform:ED Conference October 4-6. He is the Vice President for University Advancement and Church Relations at Southern Nazarene University.

This year’s conference sessions will be held at Olde Towne Community Church in Ridgeland, MS. (Click here for directions.)

All sessions are free and open to all Christian lay leaders and vocational ministers. Pastors/leaders are welcome to attend any or all sessions according to their availability.

The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, October 4

    • Afternoon Session: 3:30-5:00pm (Olde Towne CC Sanctuary)
    • Break for dinner
    • Evening Session: 6:30-8:00pm (Olde Towne CC Sanctuary)

Wednesday, October 5

    • Pastors’ Brunch with Dr. Toler: 10:30am in the Wesley Biblical Seminary Student Lounge (RSVP date has passed.)
    • Afternoon Session: 3:00-4:30pm (Olde Towne CC Sanctuary)

Thursday, October 6

  • Afternoon Session: 3:30-5:00pm (Olde Towne CC Sanctuary)
  • Break for dinner
  • Evening Session: 6:30-8:00pm (Olde Towne CC Sanctuary)

For those traveling to the conference, it is suggested that you book a hotel in either the Township and Renaissance areas of Ridgeland. These are close to the church and in close proximity to a variety of excellent dining options.

Questions? Please email academics@wbs.edu.


Dr. Toler’s Biography

Terry Toler is the Vice President for Church Relations at Southern Nazarene University and has served the University since 2000. In his current assignment he works with over 600 Nazarene churches and church leaders on the South Central Region (USA) as well as providing leadership to The Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership at SNU. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the SNU Foundation.

Prior to joining the administrative team at SNU, Dr. Toler, an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene, spent twenty-five years in pastoral ministry, serving churches in Florida, Ohio, Tennessee and Oklahoma. During that time, he served as a Church Planter, Executive and Senior Pastor.

Dr. Toler is also respected as a songwriter and musician. He has been a contributing writer on three Grammy Award-winning recordings, a certified platinum album, and multi-platinum videos, with his songs being recorded by some of the best-known names in Christian and popular music. Toler’s songs for children have been translated into many languages and are marketed internationally. Most recently, his composition, He Still Speaks, was released by Word Music as a Choral/Instrumental arrangement.

Dr. Toler received an A.A. from Ohio Christian University, B.A. and M.Min. degrees from SNU and the Ed.D. from the University of Sarasota. He is married to Susan, an alumna of SNU. They have two grown sons, Trent (Erin) and Aaron (Lauren), both graduates of SNU, and three grandchildren.

Known as a man of the Word and song, Terry Toler’s message, whether spoken or through music, is the message of joy and hope in Christ.


 

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