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Faculty

Full-time Faculty

Christ-MichaelT. Michael Christ, B.S., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D.
Michael Christ has served in a variety of positions before coming to Faith Theological Seminary. He was a pastor in the Washington, D.C. area for six years. Prior to that, he and his family served as missionaries in Central Asia for three years. His goal at Faith is to serve the churches in the area by training future leaders to connect theology to life. Michael has written articles for the Evangelical Quarterly, the 9marks Journal, and the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. He earned a B.S. in history at Towson University, a M.Div. from Capital Seminary, a Th.M. Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the University of Chester (UK). His dissertation explored Union with Christ in English Theology.
Erickson-MichaelMichael Eric Erickson, B.S., M.S., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D.
Dr. Erickson has given a full life of service to the Lord, his family, and his country. His life experiences characterize the importance of education and service. His primary theological areas include systematic theology, apologetics, and OT and NT studies. His degrees include a PhD in Biblical Studies from Capital Seminary & Graduate School, Greenbelt, MD, 2019; both a ThM and MDiv from Capital Bible Seminary, Lanham, MD, 2004; an MS from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1982; and a BS from the US Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1971.

He has served as a Lecturer-Professor at the Balkan Theological Seminary, Nis, Serbia (2016-Present) and the International Baptist Bible College, Ukraine (2009-Present). He has served as adjunct professor at Capital Bible Seminary, Washington Bible College, Lanham, MD for 14 years; the director of the Cross Roads Bible Institute (2004-Present); and director of Biblical Small Groups at the Upper Cross Roads Baptist Church. He and his wife Ruth are active church missionaries, having completed 20 international trips (since 2004) to China, Ukraine, Serbia, Poland, Guatemala, and Armenia. He has served in chaplaincy roles in the Harford County Detention Center and the Boy Scouts of America. His ministry career began early, as a Sunday school teacher as West Point Cadet (1967-1971) and superintendent of the West Point Protestant Sunday School.

He has served in corporate America in a variety of civilian management and teaching positions. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) who has served as a professional leadership trainer-instructor at US government agencies, local colleges, and local governments (5 years). He served for 32 years in the oil-gas industry, during which time he was awarded (4) United States patents.

Finally, Dr. Erickson served in the active US Army, 1971-1980, as a Captain (Honorable Discharge) and in the reserves, 1984-1993, as a Major (Honorable Discharge).
fitts-leroyLeroy Fitts, A.A., B.A., M.Div., M.A., D.Div., D.H.L.
Kim-Jeong-AJeong A. Kim, B.A., M.Th., M.R.E., D.R.E., Th.D.
Dr. Kim graduated from Pusan National University in Korea with a degree in molecular biology. However while she was studying in graduate school in Wisconsin, she received her calling to be a minister. From then on she began to pursuit her calling and went back to Korea to study MDiv and then came back again to the states to study MTh, MRE, DRE, and ThD at Faith Theological Seminary. Now she serves as a Dean of Korean Program and teaches systematic theology at Faith Theological Seminary. She is also the founder of Nest Educational Ministries and serves as the executive director.
lee-hong-kilHongkil Lee, B.A., M.Div., STM, Th.M, Ph.D.
Dr. Hongkil Lee obtained B. A. (German Literature) from Yonsei university in Seoul, Korea and earned his M. Div from Hapdong Theological Seminary, Korea. For God's calling to teach and support seminary students and local church pastors, Dr. Lee decided to pursue his Ph. D. in Preaching. He obtained STM (Master of Sacred Theology) in Expository Preaching from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Lee also received his Ph. D. as well as Th. M (Master of Theology) in Preaching at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Lee's doctoral dissertation "Christ-Saturated Preaching: A Hermeneutical and Homiletical Analysis of Christ-Centered Preaching and Its Implications" pays attention on biblical hermeneutics and preaching Christ from the Bible. He teaches Hermeneutics and Expository Preaching including topical preaching, doctrinal preaching, narrative preaching.

He served several local churches in Korea (Hannuri and Global Mission Church) and here in USA (Dallas Dongboo, Vision&Love, and New Covenant Church). Dr. Lee taught Discipleship Training, Bible Studies including TEE (Theological Education by Extension), Evangelism, Bible Memory, and so on.

Dr. Lee has passion to preach the Gospel to the lost in the world. He led mission teams for Russia for a few years. Above all, he gladly encourages Church members to live as sincere Christians and to glorify God through their lives in the world.

Dr. Lee translated Dennis M. Cahill, The Shape of Preaching: Theory and Practice in Sermon Design (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007) into Korean in 2010.
Lepera-JohnJohn L. Lepera, B.S., M.S., M.Div., Th.D.
Dr. Lepera received a B.S. and M.S. majoring in physics from Ball State University, and his M.Div. and Th.D. from Faith Theological Seminary. He is ordained by, and licensed with, the American Presbyterian Church, Inc. (Florida) and International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (California). He teaches courses: Apologetics, Science and the Bible, Ethics, Biblical Interpretation, and Intro to the New Testament. His hope for the students at FTS is that they will learn to actively apply their education to affect the world positively for the Kingdom of God. He has previously served as the Director of Special Initiatives for Lancaster Bible College at the Center for Urban Theological Studies in Philadelphia, PA.

Part-Time Faculty

Ammerman-FrankFrank Ammerman, B.S., M.B.A, M.A.R.
Is a Project Director at CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield in Owings Mills, Maryland. There he mentors new project managers, and helps develop and deliver classroom-based training presentations. His undergrad work was at the University of Delaware, and he also has an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A.R. from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Mr. Ammerman previously taught at Tulsa University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He currently teaches Mathematics 1 & 2 at FTS.
Hamliton-LouisLouis Randall Hamilton, B.A., M.Ed.
Harmon-JerryJerry Harmon, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Dr. Jerry R. Harmon is Senior Pastor of Ellendale Baptist Church, Bartlett, TN just outside of Memphis. He was educated at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (TN) where he received a Master of Divinity and a Ph.D majoring in Hebrew and OT with minors in NT Greek and Theology. Dr. Harmon also did graduate studies in Hebrew at Johns Hopkins University in his hometown, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Harmon once again lives in Baltimore with his wife (Carolyn) and children (Abby, Jeremiah, Josiah, and Annie), and is now pastor of Pastor at Grace Bible Baptist Church in Catonsville, MD. When he is not preaching he enjoys spending time with his family, reading the Puritans, working with the church staff and getting to know the people of Grace Bible Baptist Church.
Manohar-NormanNorman J. Manohar, B.Sc., M.Div., S.T.M., D.R.E., D.D., Th.D.
Norman J. Manohar was born in a fifth generation Christian family in the city of Nazareth, Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from St. John’s High School and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Madurai University. Then he worked at Maranatha Bible Institute in Madras as a translator from English to Tamil and served as the manager of the Maranatha Printing Press. His first overseas mission started in 1982 when he was asked to join the Logos Ship (Operation Mobilization) as a translator in Sri Lanka. He attended the International Council of Christian Churches Conference in Cape May, New Jersey in 1983. After meeting Dr. Carl McIntire (the founder of ICCC, Faith Theological Seminary and Bible Presbyterian Church), Norman decided he wanted to study at Faith Theological Seminary. After graduating with a Master of Divinity degree in 1986, Norman went back to India to get married to Aruna. He returned to the U.S. with her one month later. He continued to study at Faith Theological Seminary for his Master of Sacred Theology degree, which he earned in 1987.

Norman went on to work at Shelton College in Cape May, New Jersey as Academic Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology and New Testament Greek. In 1993, Norman was called back to Faith Theological Seminary to teach. In 1996, he became the Vice President and Academic Dean of Faith Theological Seminary. While working at FTS, Norman also earned his Doctor of Religious Education degree in 1997. In 1998, he was honored with a Doctor of Divinity degree and was ordained a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. He planted the King of Kings Bible Church that same year, where he served as senior pastor until 2007. In 2008, he earned his Doctor of Theology degree from FTS.

He has traveled extensively on preaching and teaching missions in the United States, Canada, South America, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan. After Dr. McIntire’s death in 2002, having spent nearly twenty years alongside him under his mentorship as student and co-laborer, Norman was unanimously chosen by the Board of Directors of Faith Theological Seminary, as the President. Since 2002 until the present, Norman has been serving as the President and Professor of Systematic Theology at Faith Theological Seminary. Norman and Aruna are blessed with two sons, John and James.
Son-Kab-SeungKab Seung Son, B.A., B.A., M.Div., Th.M.
Kab Seung Son is a pastor of Philadelphia Korean Presbyterian Church of Washington. He has taught at Faith Theological Seminary since 2015. He holds a B.A. from Chongshin University and the University of Louisville, M. Div. from Chongshin Theological Seminary and Th. M from Biblical Theological Seminary.

Adjunct Faculty

beall-toddTodd Beall, B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
brooks-charlesCharles E. Brooks, III, A.A., B.S., M.A.
campbell-antonioAntonio W. Campbell, B.A., M.A., M.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Jang-Sa-HanSa-Han Jang, B.S., M.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Before coming to Faith Theological Seminary, his interest had mainly been in the study and teaching of physics. He obtained his PhD degree in physics from the University of Delaware in 2007 with the dissertation "An Analytical and Numerical Study of Galton-Watson Branching Processes Relevant to Population Dynamics" which is about a mathematical model applicable to various phenomena in physics, astronomy, and biology. During a relatively short stint at Franklin and Marshall College from 2009 to 2011, Dr. Jang taught physics courses as a visiting Assistant Professor. His interest of study and research for his master's degree in physics at Kwangwoon University in Korea was in plasma physics, laser accelerators physics, chaotic dynamics, and cyclotron autoresonance masers. Dr. Jang is trying to expand and deepen his view of the world from the natural to the divine by learning and teaching at FTS. At his church in Rockville, Maryland, he is simultaneously translating the pastor's sermon into English for the young students he is in charge of and the teachers.
lawson-georgeGeorge Lawson, B.A., M.Div.
Park-Jung-DoDavid Jung-Do Park, B.A., M.Div., Th.M., D.Min.

Dr. David Park’s teaching and studying experiences are so extensive only a few can be mentioned here. Besides Instructor of English Conversation at KATUSA Training School, Eighth U.S. Army Support Command, Pupyung, Korea, Dr. Park has also been Jewish Chaplain's Assistant at Eighth U.S. Army Support Command, Chaplain Center, Seoul, Korea; Secretary for Israeli Ambassador, at Israeli Embassy, Seoul, Korea; Lecturer at Young Nak Women's Seminary, Seoul, Korea, and at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea,(Religion). He has also been Lecturer at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea (Biblical Hebrew, Old Testament Theology), as well as Professor at Chesapeake Theological Seminary, Baltimore, MD, (Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Hermeneutics, Pentateuch, Introduction to the Old Testament Foundation, Expository Preaching, and Mission and Evangelism), and Washington University of Virginia, Neal T. Jones Theological Seminary, Washington D.C. (Biblical Hebrew, Old Testament Theology). David earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Soong Sil University, Seoul, Korea, his Master of Divinity at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea, his Master of Theology on Biblical Theology at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea, and his Doctor in Ministry at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas. Dr. Park has also pastored and worked in Christian outreach ministries for many years in a wide diversity of settings in Korea, Russia, Virginia, Texas, Georgia, New York, and Maryland.

samworth-herbertHerbert Samworth, B.S., B.Div, Th.D.
sun-ming-junMing Jun Sun, B.S., M.Div.
Sung Kee HoKee Ho Sung, B. Commerce, M.Div., Th.M., M.Ph., Ph.D.
is now serving as the President of the Korean Retired Ministerium of the Greater Philadelphia and is the President of Batheay International University in Cambodia.

After Dr. Sung graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in Commerce, was trained at Sungkyul Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea and earned an equivalent degree of M.Div. He then obtained a Th.M. degree from Faith Theological Seminary in 1977, and in 1990 received a Ph.D. degree in Systematic Theology from the Graduate School of Drew University (NJ).

Dr. Sung served as the President of SungKyul University, Korea, for 12 years. He served as the senior pastor of local churches, both in the United States and Korea, for approximately 15 years. He also served as the President of The Korea Evangelical Theological Society.

With the teaching experience of more than forty years, Dr. Sung retired from SungKyul University with national recognition. He was awarded Blue Stripes (1st Honor Grade) Order of Service Merit for Distinguished Educator by the Korean Government in 2006.

Dr. Sung has published many books beginning with The Illustrated Systematic Theology, which became a best seller, as well as many articles and theses.
Turbin-TerryTerry Turbin, Certificate, M.B.L.
Reverend Terry Turbin Sr. is the Senior Pastor of Sonshine Fellowship Church in Baltimore Md., a church he has planted. Terry attended Calvary Institute of Biblical Studies, was the Visitation Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church for three years, and was ordained as a ruling elder in the PCA for ten years (serving at Inverness Presbyterian Church). Terry has earned the Certificate of Biblical Studies at New Geneva Theological Seminary, as well as the Master of Biblical Literature at Faith Theological Seminary. He is a Certified Clinic Teacher for Evangelism Explosion, and has taught evangelism in India, St. Marten, and various cities in the USA. He has been married to Debra for forty years, and they have three children, Jonald, T.J., and Jeremy, and now also three grandchildren.
wortham-yorlondoYorlondo Wortham, B.A., M.A., M.A., D.Phil.