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Joshua D. Chatraw, Ph.D.

Joshua D. Chatraw is currently the Executive Director of The Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement (ACE) at Liberty University.

Dr. Chatraw holds the following degrees:

  • Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration

Prior to coming on as full-time faculty at Liberty University in 2014, Dr. Chatraw served as Pastor at First Baptist Church in Dublin, GA. He continues to speak at churches, nonprofit ministries and colleges both in the United States and around the world.

Dr. Chatraw, a prolific writer, has coauthored multiple books as well as numerous peer-reviewed articles. His book, Truth Matters (co-authored with Darrell Bock and Andreas Kostenberger), was named as one of Christian Retailer’s Best Books of 2015. In 2014, Christianity Today’s named him as Readers’ Choice “33 under 33.” He is passionate about apologetics mentoring the next generation on how to engage with culture with courage and grace.

Dr. Chatraw is a native of Georgia where he met his wife Tracy. Together they have one daughter and one son.  In addition to playing soccer, Dr. Chatraw enjoys running and spending time with his family.

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Chad Thornhill, Ph.D.

Anthony Chadwick (Chad) Thornhill currently serves as the Fellowship Coordinator for The Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement (ACE) at Liberty University.  Dr. Thornhill is also the Chair of the Theological Studies Department.

Dr. Thornhill holds the following degrees:

  • Ph.D., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Arts, Religion (M.A.R.), Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Science in Religion (B.S.), Liberty University

Dr. Thornhill began his career at Liberty University in 2004 while working on his M.A.R. degree, and eventually completed a Ph.D. in Theology and Apologetics through the Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Thornhill is an expert in Greek and currently teaches Greek, as well as courses in New Testament and Apologetics.  He has a book coming out this year entitled, The Chosen People of God: Election, Paul, and Second Temple Judaism.

Originally, from Culpeper, Virginia, Dr. Thornhill and his wife, Caroline have one son and two daughters.  In his spare time, Dr. Thornhill enjoys following college sports and NFL football, reading, and playing the guitar and banjo.

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