CU School of Theology faculty to lead January Bible Study Aug. 1

July 5, 2013
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s School of Theology and Church Relations Council invite you to this year’s January Bible Study Preview led by Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology at CU, and Dr. Shane Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries at CU and directory of theology online, Thursday, Aug. 1 from 12:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

The preview will focus on Colossians: “The Secret is Out: Christ in You is the Glorious Hope!” Paul’s Letter to the Colossians will be studied. Pastors and laypersons are invited to the January Bible Study.

There will be four sessions, and study materials and dinner are included in the $10 registration fee. Registration is from 12:30 p.m. until 1 p.m. in the Banquet Hall, with a welcome at 1 p.m. with the first session beginning at 1:15 p.m.

 Dr. John Hurtgen
 Dr. John Hurtgen

Hurtgen, who is also professor of New Testament and Greek, most recently edited “World Changers for Christ,” a book he wrote with fellow CU theology faculty.

He is working on “Pastoral Letters, Pastoral Leadership,” which will be published in fall 2014.

Hurtgen has taught at CU for 23 years and has just recently returned from working with the American College of Thessaloniki in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Garrison serves as a frequent conference speaker on issues of family ministries and intergenerational studies.

Garrison is a certified transformational church consultant with LifeWay Christian Resources, a spokesman for LifeWay VBS training events and also serves as camp pastor and staff trainer for LifeWay’s CentriKid Camps hosted at Campbellsville University.

He is president and lead consultant with Maple Trail Ministry Consultants at www.mapletrail.org. He has taught at CU  five years.

 Dr. Shane Garrison
 Dr. Shane Garrison

For more information and to register, contact Sherry Bowen, secretary in the School of Theology, at (270) 789-5029 or slbowen@campbellsville.edu.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.