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Jeff Ritchey

Jeff Ritchey

Associate Chairman, Department of Global Studies
Assistant Professor of Global Studies

E-mail: jritchey@liberty.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1994.
  • M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1989.
  • M.A. in Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1989.
  • B.M. Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, 1982.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Chairman, Department of Global Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 2009-Present.
  • Assistant Professor of Global Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 2009-Present.
  • Professor of Christian Education, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College, Cochrane, Alberta, 2005-2009.
  • Director of Distance Education, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College, Cochrane, Alberta, 2005-2009.
  • Instructor, Baptist Institute, Zagreb, Croatia, 1998-2005.
  • Missionary, International Mission Board (SBC), 1994-2009.
  • Teaching Assistant, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991-1994.
  • Associate Pastor, Calvary Baptist, Stephenville, Texas, 1993-94.
  • Pastor, Selden Baptist, Selden, Texas, 1991-93.
  • Associate Pastor, Meadowbrook Baptist, Fort Worth, Texas, 1989-91.

Guest Lectures

  • Evangelical Seminary, Osijek, Croatia, 2003.
  • Baptist Seminary, Sophia, Bulgaria, 2001.

Publications

  • Book review of The Teaching Ministry of the Church. 2nd ed. Edited by William R. Yount. (Nashville, TN: B&H. 2008), Christian Education Journal, (Spring 2009): 172.
  • Book review of Created to Learn: A Christian Teacher's Introduction to Educational Psychology. By William R. Yount (Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman. 1996), Christian Education Journal, (Spring 2009): 188.
  • Interactive design editor, Decentralized Theological Education (DTE) curriculum series, published by the International Mission Board (IMB), 1999-2005.
  • Co-Author, Hermeneutics, DTE curriculum, IMB, 2001.
  • Co-Author, New Testament 2, DTE curriculum, IMB, 1999.

Service to the University

  • Faculty Senate
  • Faculty Development Committee
  • CASAS Faculty Liaison
  • SOR Secretary (2009-2010)

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Professors of Christian Education (2005-2009)