- Ph.D. Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1989
- S.T.M. Yale Divinity School, 1981
- M.Div. Princeton Seminary, 1980
- B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Houghton College, 1977
- Philosophy of Religion
- Christian Apologetics
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
- Professor of Philosophy; Scholar in Residence, Houston Baptist University, 2011-
- Adjunct Professor, University of Notre Dame, 2011
- Visiting Scholar, The Center for Philosophy of Religion, The University of Notre Dame, 2010-2011.
- Senior Research Fellow, The Center for Philosophy of Religion, The University of Notre Dame, 2009-2010.
- Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1987-2008
- Senior Speaking Fellow, Morris Institute for Human Values, 1998-
RELIGIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
- Member, Society of Christian Philosophers
- Christianity Today Book Award, best book in apologetics and evangelism for Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality (co-authored with David Baggett), 2012.
- Research Fellowship, Center for Philosophy of Religion at Notre Dame, 2009-2010
- Grawemeyer Award Nomination for Hell: The Logic of Damnation, 1992
- John Wesley Fellowship, for Graduate Study at Notre Dame, 1984-1987
- First Place in poetry division, of Christianity and Literature Writing Contest, 1976