Faculty & Staff

Dr. James Stinespring

Dr. James M. Stinespring, Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy, has served at Alderson Broaddus University since 2002.  Prior to joining the faculty at AB, Dr. Stinespring served as Adjunct Professor at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in St. Davids, PA.

In addition to teaching religion courses; organizing weekly chapel services at the college; and providing general spiritual support and care of persons on campus, Dr. Stinespring has served the college in the following capacities:

·    Director of Community Service and Service Learning (SLICE)
·    Director of International, Domestic and Local Mission Opportunities, including trips to Nicaragua, Camden, NJ, and Waveland, MS
·    Designer of special opportunities for students to meet and interact with special guests, including active missionaries
·    Supervisor of Humanities Division Performance Scholarship students acting as Chaplain’s Assistants
·    Presenter in Faculty Workshops
·    Mentor to students who sense a calling to mission and ministry

Dr. Stinespring has also contributed numerous articles in devotional literature publications, and is a regular contributor to The Battler Columns, AB’s school newspaper.  He has also served as a guest speaker at numerous colleges throughout the area.

Dr. Stinespring’s professional organization memberships include:

·    National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion
·    General Board, American Baptist Churches, USA
·    Board of international Ministries, ABC, USA
·    Executive Board, West Virginia Baptist Convention

He has also served as the Vice President on the Board of International Ministries, ABC; and as President on the Board of International Ministries, ABC, USA.

In recognition for his service at Alderson Broaddus University, Professor Stinespring was recognized as the AB University Employee of the Month (January 2004) and Nominated by the Alderson Broaddus University Student Government Association for the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia Professor of the Year Award.

Dr. Stinespring’s courses include:

·    Old Testament Introduction (Religion 290)
·    New Testament Introduction (Religion 295)
·    Christian Worship and Spirituality (Religion 335)
·    Guided Study (Religion 570)
·    Story and Moral Development (Honors 200)