COVENANT SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE - JAY PHELAN
Jay Phelan is our Covenant Scholar in Residence. Jay recently retired as Senior Professor of Theological Studies at North Park Theological Seminary. There he taught courses that ranged from introductory New Testament and Worship courses to seminars on Eschatology, the Gospel of Mark, and the poet and novelist Wendell Berry. For fourteen years he was president and dean of the seminary. His PhD is from Northwestern University/Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. He served as a pastor of churches in Florida and Kansas. He is married to Dawn, has two adult children and two beautiful grandchildren.