About Josh

Josh and Joyce Samuel

Rev. Dr. Josh P. S. Samuel

Josh is a professor at Master’s College and Seminary (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada). He joined Master’s full time as Teaching Faculty in Bible and Theology in 2014. He completed his Ph.D. in Theology at McMaster Divinity College (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada), and is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. He has taught Ethics, Church History I, Church History II, Jesus and the Gospels, the Pentateuch, Hebrew History, and The Church and Its Future at Master’s College and Seminary; Major Movements in Church History for Universidad Teológica Pentecostal Cuba/Master’s College and Seminary (Cuba); and the Pentateuch at Zion Bible College (Vijayawada, India). His research interests include Pentecostal theology and history, corporate worship, homiletics, the Great Awakenings, and world religions. He was the Young Adults Pastor for five years (2001-2006) at Malvern Christian Assembly in Toronto, Canada. He also served for three years (2008-2010) on the Board of Governors at Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto, Canada.

He has a passion for teaching and preaching God’s Word, and has had opportunities to do so in schools, churches, and conventions in various contexts. He is grateful for his wonderful wife, Joyce, and sons who bring much joy to the family. Both Josh and Joyce have a passion to serve others both in Canada and abroad through their vocations.

Education:

B. Th. (Master’s College and Seminary)

B.A. (University of Waterloo)

M. T. S. (Wycliffe College, University of Toronto) – Thesis: “African American Preaching and Preachers with Mass Appeal: An Examination of the Preaching of T. D. Jakes and Billy Graham through the Lens of African American Homiletical Theory”

Th. M. (Tyndale University College and Seminary) – Thesis: “The Doctrine of Scripture in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards”

Ph. D. (Theology) (McMaster Divinity College) – Dissertation: “‘God is Really Among You!’: The Spirit’s Immediacy in Pentecostal Corporate Worship”

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