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John L. Thomas Jr., D.Min.|
Associate Professor of Practical Theology
Director of Denominational Formation (Baptist Traditions)
Director of Supervised Ministries
Associate Dean for Contextual Education and Church Relations
(918) 270-6455 Email
- B.A., Oral Roberts University, 1985;
- M.Div. Phillips Theological Seminary, 1991;
- D.Min. Phillips Theological Seminary, 2000;
- ACPE Certified Supervisor, 2000.
A Certified Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) supervisor with extensive experience in the field, Dr. Thomas teaches master's level courses in Pastoral Care and Counseling and Practical Theology, Care in the Christian Community, Orientation to CPE, Reflections on Ministry Experiences, Leadership in Ministry, and Integrating the Theory and Practice of Ministry. At the doctoral level, he has offered Ministry Assessment and Case Study Reflection and Reflective Practicum on Practices of Being Church.
With special research interests at the intersection of practical theology and multicultural studies, he recently published "Cultural Typing: Another Pathway Toward Cultural Competence in Pastoral Care," American Journal of Pastoral Counseling (November 2003).
Dr. Thomas, an ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention who serves as Associate Dean of the seminary and also Director of the Supervised Ministries Program, joined the PTS faculty in 2000.