Professor

Garth M. Rosell, PhD


Education

  • Oxford and Cambridge, sabbatical studies
  • Fuller Seminary and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, graduate studies
  • University of Minnesota, PhD
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv and ThM
  • Wheaton College, BA

Teaching Career

  • Professor of Church History and Director Emeritus, Ockenga Institute at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Academic Dean, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (9 years) – helped secure regional accreditation for the Seminary
  • Three of his courses voted “Course of the Year”
  • Named “Professor Who Has Had the Greatest Impact on Our Lives” multiple times
  • Church History teacher, Bethel Theological Seminary (8 years)
  • Lecturer and teacher at various college campuses and seminaries across the United States
  • One of the most sought after evangelical scholars

Other Career Highlights

  • Widely regarded as one of the finest church historians in Christianity
  • Member of numerous professional societies and a number of boards and committees
  • Founding member, In Trust magazine Editorial Council
  • Ordained in the Presbyterian Church
  • Minister in local congregations and volunteer on denominational committees while pastoring various churches throughout the years
  • Member of multiple community and philanthropic boards in the Boston area
  • Chair of numerous accreditation teams for the Association of Theological Seminaries (ATS)
  • Director of Counseling and Follow-Up, Billy Graham Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair

Publications

  • Publications include Commending the Faith: The Preaching of D. L. Moody, The Evangelical Landscape,American Christianity, and The Surprising Work of God: Harold John Ockenga, Billy Graham, and the Rebirth of Evangelicalism
  • Recipient of a Christianity Today book award for his Memoirs of Charles G. Finney

Courses