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Troy Matthews

Troy Matthews

Associate Director, Christian/Community Service
Associate Professor, Contemporary Issues

E-mail: tmatthews@liberty.edu


Education

  • Doctor of Education, Argosy University, Orange County, California, 2005.
  • Master of Religious Education, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987.
  • Christian Education Diploma, Evangelical Teacher Training Association, 1987.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO, 1984.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Director of Christian/Community Service, Liberty University, 2001-Present. 
  • Assistant Professor - Liberty University, School of Religion, 2001-Present. 
  • Dean of Students/Professor, Baptist Bible College West, Bellflower, CA, 1998-2001.
  • Associate Pastor, Victory Baptist Church, Anaheim CA, 1995-2000.
  • Dean of Students/Professor, Sydney Baptist Bible College, Australia, 1988-1995. 
  • Associate Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Australia, 1988-1995. 

Professional Service

  • SACS Monitoring Report Project (Special Task Force 3.5.1) - 2008
  • Faculty Senate (2006-2009)
  • Student Life Committee Chair (Faculty Senate appointment) 2006-2009
  • Super Conference/Innovate – Thomas Road Baptist 2001-2009
  • Faculty Interview Committee – Liberty University, 2003-Present
  • Student Discipleship/Mentor – Liberty University, 2001-Present
  • Faculty Senate Athletic Committee - Liberty University, 2004-2006
  • Student Athlete Exit Interviews - Liberty University, 2003-2006
  • University Strategic Planning Committee - Liberty University, 2005
  • Advisory Committee for Global Ministry– Liberty University, 2001-2004
  • Program Review Committee – Liberty University, 2002
  • School of Religion Faculty Meeting Secretary, 2001
  • Bureau for Private Post-secondary Vocational Education –California, 2000 

Recognitions

  • Rated as #3 nationally ranked professor by RateMyProfessors.com, 2008.

Community Service

  • The Fellowship (College Class) leadership/teacher- Thomas Road Baptist Church, 2001-Present.
  • Student Mentor- Liberty University, 2001- Present.
  • Assistant Campus Pastor – Liberty University, 2001- Present
  • Pulpit supply in California, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, England and Ireland.
  • English Exchange- Russia 2009.