Gerry Breshears, Ph.D.

Professor of Systematic Theology
Chair, Center for Biblical and Theological Studies

Gerry Breshears

“My passion is bringing theology to life. Starting with a clear understanding of the Bible, our students lay out a theological foundation that will direct them to equipping the people of God to follow the mission of Jesus to bring the life of the Spirit to hurting, broken and lost people.”

  • Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Denver Seminary
  • B.A. in Mathematics and Education, University of New Mexico – Albuquerque

Contact Information

LOCATION: Portland Campus, Bueerman Hall, 3rd Floor
PHONE: 503.517.1870
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Further Ministry Experience

In addition to his three decades of educational ministry at Western Seminary, Dr. Breshears has taught at numerous Bible colleges and seminaries around the world, such as Lebanon, Ukraine, Netherlands, Taiwan, Poland, Canada, and the Philippines. He has also been published in numerous magazines and scholarly journals, including the Journal of Psychology & Theology and Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Dr. Breshears is also the former president of the Evangelical Theological Society and continues to serve on the regional executive committee of that organization. He has appeared on various radio and television programs numerous times. Dr. Breshears serves as a preaching elder at Grace Community Church. He and his wife, Sherry, have been married since 1968, have two sons, one daughter, and are enjoying their season of life as grandparents.

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