Our faculty is one of Garrett-Evangelical's greatest assets. They are widely recognized for their expertise, scholarship, and leadership in the church and academy. Our faculty in the areas of spiritual formation and evangelism include:
Dr. Frederick Schmidt holds the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation at Garrett-Evangelical. Previously, Dr. Schmidt served as the Director of Spiritual Formation and Anglican Studies, as well as Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality, at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He has also served as Canon Educator and Director of Programs in Spirituality and Religious Education at Washington National Cathedral; as special assistant to the President and Provost of La Salle University in Philadelphia; as a Fellow of the American Council on Education; and as Dean of St. George’s College, Jerusalem. Dr. Schmidt blogs regularly at Patheos.com and most recently published The Dave Test: A Raw Look at Real Faith in Hard Times (Abingdon Press 2013).
Dr. Mark Teasdale is the E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism at Garrett-Evangelical and an ordained elder and full clergy member of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has published several articles on the history of Methodist evangelism and is the editor of Witness: The Journal of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education. He is the author of Methodist Evangelism, American Salvation (Pickwick, 2014) and the tentatively titled Thinking Authentically about Evangelism (IVP, forthcoming).