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Kent Kersey

Professor of Theology


B.S. Western Oregon State College
M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Theology - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Professional: Dr. Kersey teaches biblical literature, theology and apologetics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has been teaching theology related classes at Corban since 2002 after earning his Ph.D. in theology from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Yes, the actual diploma is bigger than diplomas from other states.

Personal: Kent married his best friend, Terri, in 1983, and they have two awesome kids, Scott and Hannah, and two of the most outstanding grandsons, Harrison and Quillan, in the universe. He loves following technology trends (especially everything Apple), finding meaning in media, and traveling with his wife.

Why Corban: “Five reasons I love teaching at Corban:
  1. We approach everything from a Christian worldview.
  2. We desire to interact with people from all backgrounds in an honest and cheerful way.
  3. My colleagues on the faculty team love their disciplines, love their students and love Jesus.  
  4. Our campus is in the beautiful Northwest, the land of tall mountains and tasty coffee.
  5. Corban students continue to amaze me with their curiosity, creativity and desire to make the world a better place.”