Professor

John Trent, PhD


Education

  • North Central Texas Federation of Colleges and Universities, PhD
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, ThM
  • Texas Christian University, BA

Teaching Career

  • Faculty member, Phoenix Seminary
  • Adjunct Professor at multiple schools, including Azusa Pacific University, Bethel Seminary, and Liberty University

Other Career Highlights

  • President and Founder, StrongFamilies.com
  • Has spoken to more than 60,000 people at churches across the United States through his “StrongFamilies in Stressful Times Seminar”
  • Has addressed more than half a million men at Promise Keepers Conferences
  • Main platform speaker at multiple seminars around the world, including the prestigious 2005 YPO Global Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Leader of team-building workshops for organizations, including Chick-fil-A, Media Arts Corporation, Northwestern Insurance, The Walt Disney Corporation, Universal Studios, and both the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps
  • Ordained minister
  • Featured guest on numerous radio and television programs, including Insight for Living with Chuck Swindoll, Family Radio with Dennis Rainey, Prime Time with Moody Broadcasting, Focus on the Family with James Dobson, and The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • Involvement with multiple professional and honorary organizations and teacher for the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS), and the American Marriage and Family Ministry (AMFM)

Publications

  • Internationally acclaimed writer and author of more than a dozen books, including The Language of Love (which was an Angel Award Winner), The Treasure Tree (one of seven children’s books he has written), and The Blessing, which has sold millions of copies and been translated into nine different languages
  • Nominated for the ECPA’s Gold Medallion Award 17 times (he has won 14 Silver Medallions and 3 Gold Medallions)
  • Published in various periodicals and journals, including The American Association of Christian Counselors Magazine and Christian Parenting Magazine (where he was a contributing columnist for 5 years)

Courses