Faculty

Eric Suddeath, PhD

Dr. Eric Suddeath holds a PhD in counselor education and supervision from the University of Mississippi, an MA in marriage and family therapy from Harding School of Theology, and a BA in youth and family ministry with a minor in psychology from Harding University. Dr. Suddeath is a licensed professional counselor, clinical supervisor, and counselor…

Michell Temple, PhD

Dr. Michell Temple holds a EdD in Professional Counseling and Supervision from the University of West Georgia and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. She holds an MS in rehabilitation counseling from Georgia State University and a BFA in acting from Ithaca College. Dr. Temple’s research focuses on the concepts of…

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Paula Tipton, PhD

Dr. Paula Tipton came into academia later in life, though she has been teaching in some capacity for most of her life. After graduating with a BS (Kinesiology and Physical Education) from Cal State University at Hayward, she joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. Paula spent her first three-year assignment working with the…

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Ronald Welch, PsyD

Dr. Ron Welch joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2008 as associate professor of counseling. He earned the PsyD and MA in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University. He has worked in the field of clinical psychology for over 20 years, has been a licensed clinical psychologist since 1997, and holds a diplomate in…

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Scott Wenig, PhD

Dr. Scott Wenig joined the faculty in 1994. He serves as professor of applied theology, teaching in the areas of homiletics, church history, leadership and pastoral ministry. He earned a PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an MDiv from Denver Seminary, and a BS from the University of Colorado at Denver. Dr. Wenig…

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Bradley J. Widstrom, EdD

Dr. Bradley J. Widstrom joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 1999. Since then his job has morphed many times. He currently teaches courses on Christian education, teaching, and pastoral practice. As well, he directs the Counseling Division Personal Formation Program and the Christian Studies degree. Dr. Widstrom received an EdD from the Rutgers University…

Adam Wilson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Counseling Dr. Adam Wilson holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University, an MA in in Counseling from Denver Seminary, and a BA in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. He joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in a full-time capacity in 2017 and now serves as the…

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Mark Young, PhD

Dr. Mark Young, president of Denver Seminary, is a theological educator and pastoral leader with nearly 40 years of global ministry experience. Prior to joining Denver Seminary in 2009, he served as professor of world missions and intercultural studies at Dallas Theological Seminary from 1995–2009 and was the founding academic dean of the Biblical Theological…