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M. Fred Haltom

Title: Professor of Biblical Languages & Literature

Office: TR 214H

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Professional Information:
•Western Evangelical Seminary (Divinity School of George Fox University)
Doctor of Ministry in Leadership; Greek Exegesis
•Master of Divinity Counseling, Pastoral Ministry
•Air University (Air War College) Master of Science (equivalency)in Strategic Studies
•Air University (Air Command and Staff College)Master of Science (equivalency) in Military Operational Art & Science
•Vennard College - Bachelor of Arts Bible, Systematic Theology, Christian Education/Teaching
Additional education:

•University of Oregon Classical Greek and Latin
•Portland Willamette Methodist Center - Clinical Pastoral Education
•Lane Community College Modern Greek
•Air University -Squadron Officer School

USAF CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:
•2008 Ministry during Chaos: Chaplain Operations in Mass Destruction Environments, Washington DC
•2007 National Incident Management System, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Course, Denver, CO
•2007 National Response Framework, FEMA Course, Denver, CO
•2007 Defense Support to Civilian Authorities (DSCA), NORTHERN COMMAND, Denver, CO
•2004 Chaplain Emergency Response Team, Academy of Innovative Ministry (AIM), McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base (ANGB), TN
•2004 National Guard Trained Crisis Responder Course: Terrorism and Disaster Response, Washington DC
•2004 Wartime Ministry Course, Chaplain Service Institute (CSI), Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
•2003 Combat Medical Readiness Training Course. Alpina ANGB, MI
•2003 USAF Readiness Chaplain (Plans/Mobilization) Course, CSI, Maxwell AFB AL
•2002 Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Train the Trainer Course, AIM, McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN
•2002 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) Training, McGhee-Tyson ANGB TN
•2000 Global Ministry 2100, AIM, McGhee-Tyson ANGB TN
•1999 Advanced CISM, Pittsburg PA Regional Hospital
•1998 Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Course, Academy for Innovative Ministry
•1998 Combat Stress Management Course McGhee-Tyson ANGB TN
•1996 Wing Chaplain’s Course, CSI, Maxwell AFB AL
•1997 Desert Combat Ministry Course, Davis-Mathon AFB, AZ
•1986 Intermediate Chaplain Course, Maxwell AFB AL
•1982 AF Chaplain Orientation Course - AFRES COC 83A, Robins AFB GA
•1982 Officer Orientation Course AFOOC 84E, Maxwell AFB AL

Job Responsibilities: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
•1988 – 2013 Professor of Biblical Languages & Literature, Central Bible College, Springfield MO
•2000 – 2011 Chair, Biblical Education Division, Professor of New Testament, Central Bible College, Springfield MO
•2005 - 2009 Chaplain, Colonel, Air National Guard
Assistant to the Command Chaplain, Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Randolph Air Force Base, TX
•1996- 2005 Wing Chaplain, 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing ANGB AR
•1995 – 1996 Student, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL (Leave of absence from CBC)
•1987 - 1988 Vice President for Administration, Jimmy Swaggart Bible College and Seminary, Baton Rouge, LA
•1985 - 1986 Registrar, Director of Academic Counseling, Jimmy Swaggart Bible College and Seminary, Baton Rouge, LA
•1985 - 1988 Unit Chaplain, 403rd Rescue Weather RecCon Wing, Kessler AFB MS
•1978 - 1985 Professor of New Testament, Eugene Bible College, Eugene, OR
•1983 - 1985 Unit Chaplain, 349th Military Airlift Wing, Travis AFB CA
•1982 Mobilization Augumentee Chaplain, 9018TH Air Reserve Squadron, McClellan AFB CA
•1974 - 1978 Senior Pastor, Viola Community Church, Estacada, OR
•1972 - 1974 Associate Pastor, First Evangelical Methodist, Duncanville, TX

Additional Professional Experience
•1984 – 2009 Community College of the Air Force, Instructor for DANTES/CLEP Religion courses
•2008 Air University, Center for Leadership Studies, Maxwell AFB AL, Visiting Professor for Air Force Basic Chaplains Course
•2002 – 2004 Chair, Higher Learning Commission Institutional Self-Study Committee, Criterion Three, Student Learning and Effective Teaching
•2000 – 2002 Global University, Springfield, Missouri, Curriculum Editor
•1994 – 1999 Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Adjunct Faculty
•1986 - 1988 Daily T.V. program “A Study in the Word,” TBN
•1978 - 1982 Eugene Bible College: Director of Chapel Services; Public Relations Advisor - student touring groups; Advisor, Student Ministry teams;
Committee Assignments at CBC
• Curriculum Committee – 1988 -1999
• Academic Affairs – 200 – 2011
• Scholarships and Financial Aid 1999 – 2011
• Library – 1988 – 1995
• Freshman – Senior Class Council Sponsor 1989 - 1993
• Studies Abroad 2010 - 2011

Org Memberships: • Ordained minister, Southern Missouri District Council of the Assemblies of God
• Society for Pentecostal Studies
• Evangelical Theological Society
• Military Officers Association of America
• Greater Springfield Bible Professors

Courses Taught: Thirty-five(35) years teaching, both undergraduate and graduate (marked *)
Biblical languages, theology, and leadership ministry courses.
ON LINE courses: Blackboard and ANGEL experience (marked ^). • Church Government • Pastor & His Ministry • Homiletics I • Homiletics II
• Greek 1A^, 1B^ • Greek 2A*, 2B* • Greek 3A, 3B • Greek 4A, 4B
• Intro to Biblical Languages^ • Hebrew I
• Hermeneutics • Methods of Teaching the Bible*
• New Testament History & Lit • Synoptic Gospels^ • Life of Christ • Parables of Jesus
• Acts • Romans
• AG History & Doctrine • Theology I Scripture, God • Theology II Man, Christ • Theology III Salvation, Holy Spirit • Theology IV Church, End Times
• Contemporary Theology • Current Pentecostal Thought
• Ethics • Intro to Philosophy
• Romans & Galatians • Pauline Epistles^ • Pastoral Epistles • Prison Epistles • 1&2 Thessalonians
• Peter, James, Jude • General Epistles & Revelation^
• Old Testament History & Lit • Pentateuch • OT Historical Books • Isaiah • Hosea • Minor Prophets
• Bible Study Methodology • Christ and Culture

Summary of Graduate Education
• Leadership Skills and Development
• Strategic Studies
• Military Operational Planning
• Philosophy of Christian Education
• Church Administration
• Family Life Ministries
• Youth and Adult Ministries
• Theories of Personality
• Pastoral Psychology
• Pastoral Counseling
• Human Growth & Development
• Family Counseling
• Psychological Appraisal
• Clinical Experience
• New Testament Greek Exegesis
• New Testament Theology
• New Testament History
• Biblical Hermeneutics
• The Book of Revelation
• Old Testament Hebrew Exegesis
• The Book of Jeremiah
• Old Testament Theology
• Philosophy of Religion
• Biblical Teaching and Preaching
• Church History
• Systematic Theology
• Theological Research Methods
• Contemporary Theology

Publications:
•“Approaches to Teaching Greek Accentuation,” Phone: Bulletin for Teachers of Greek, Vol. 3 No. 2 Winter, 1983.

•Book Review, A Beginner’s New Testament Greek Grammar, by Sakae Kubo. Phone: Vol. 4 No 2 Winter 1984.

•Author, An Exegetical Workbook: A Curriculum for Second Year Greek. Eugene, OR: Eugene Bible College Press, 1984.

  •“Hear the Word of the Lord,” The Military Chaplain Theme Kit. Air University, Montgomery, AL: Winter, 1984.

•“Rhema: A Word for You?” Message of the Open Bible. Eugene, OR: April, 1984.

•Contributor of fifteen (15) articles. “A Word Study in the Greek” monthly column in The Evangelist. Baton Rouge, LA: Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, 1986 - 1987.

•Contributor of thirty-three (33) articles, Complete Biblical Library. Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 1987-89. You can find the individually listed articles in the Index.

•“Old Testament Power Encounters,” in Power Encounters. Springfield, MO: CBC Press, 1989

•Contributor of Ninety-eight (98) chaplain articles in The Flying Razorback. Fort Smith, AR: Arkansas Air National Guard, 1989-2004.

•“Jesus’ Kingdom Table” in God’s Tabernacle: Then and Now. Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 2002.

•Book Review of Pentecostal Churches in Transition: Analyzing the Developing Ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia, by Shane Clifton (Boston, MA: Brill, 2009) in Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry, Summer 2011, Vol. 8.

•Book Review of Regulations Concerning Tongues and Prophecy in 1 Corinthians 14.26-40: Relevance Beyond the Corinthian Church, by Elim Hiu (London: T&T Clark International, 2010) in Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research, Fall 2012, Vol. 4, pp. 123 – 133.

Started Work: 2013

Favorite Thing About Work: My colleagues in the School of Theology and Church Ministry (STCM).

Originally From: Dallas, TX

Personal Information: •Married 42 years to Jean Anne Haltom - 20 Aug 1971
•Two children, and five grandchildren
•USAF Top Secret (SCI) Clearance
•Attend Central Assembly in Springfield MO, 1301 North Boonville Rd 65802
•Hobbies: flying, scuba diving, hiking, backpacking, camping, traveling

Other: MAJOR AWARDS
•Summa Cum Laude (3.99 GPA) Western Evangelical Seminary
•Outstanding Young Men of America - 1985
•Marquis’ Who’s Who in Religion (3rd Edition)
•Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (2003, 2004, 2005)
•Marquis Who’s Who in America (54th - 57th Editions)

MILITARY AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
•Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
•Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
•Air Force Achievement Medal
•Joint Outstanding Unit Award
•Air Force Meritorious Unit
•Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
•National Defense Service Medal with service star
•Armed Forces Service Medal
•Iraq Campaign Medal with two service stars
•Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
•Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
•Air Force Short Tour Ribbon
•Air Force Expeditionary Ribbon with Gold Boarder and one oak leaf cluster
•Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with three oak leaf clusters
•Armed Forces Reserve Medal with silver hourglass and two “M” devices
•NATO Non Article 5 Balkans Operations Service Medal
•Arkansas Distinguish Service Metal
•Arkansas Federal Service Ribbon with one device
•Arkansas State Service Ribbon with two devices

Top 5 Strengths:
Strategic
Learner
Futuristic
Belief
Achiever

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