Dr. Thomas Michael began his theological training in his native country of India. After moving to the United States to complete his PhD in New Testament, Dr. Michael became involved in various mission endeavors and church planting. He began an Indian church in Phoenix,where he still serves as Pastor. Recently Dr. Michael extended his ministry by becoming a full-time career chaplain with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Dr. Michael's international exposure aids our religion students in their view of the world. He continues to provide depth to our introductory Religion courses as well. Beside teaching some of our Old Testament History and New Testament History courses, Dr. Michael also teaches upper level and graduate courses in the Religion area.

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