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Dr John Oswalt

Dr. John Oswalt is Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, having assumed that position in 2009. Prior to that, he had been Research Professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi.
He has also served on the faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and as president of Asbury College (now Asbury University). From April 1, 2019 until March 31, 2020, he was on leave from Asbury in order to fill the position of Interim President of Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, MS
Dr. Oswalt is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church, with membership in the Kentucky Annual Conference.  He has served as part-time pastor to congregations in New England and Kentucky, and is a frequent speaker in conferences, camps and local churches. He is
an associate evangelist with the Francis Asbury Society, located in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is
married to the former Karen Kennedy, and they have three children and five grandchildren.

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