Faculty & Staff

School of Christian Ministries

Chris Morgan, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Christian Ministries
Professor of Theology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4369
E-mail: cmorgan@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B217

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Theology Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary 1999
M.Div. Theology Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary 1996
B.A. Political Science Southeast Missouri State University 1993

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Anthony Chute, Ph.D.

Professor of Church History
Associate Dean, School of Christian Ministries
Office Phone: (951) 343-4264
E-mail: achute@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B244

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Historical Theology/Church History Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 2002
M. Div. Pastoral Ministry Beeson Divinity School 1997
B. A. Christian Ministry Brewton-Parker College 1993
B. A. Christian Studies Brewton-Parker College 1993

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Gayne J. Anacker, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
Office Phone: (951) 343-4682
E-mail: ganacker@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 248

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Philosophy University of California, Irvine 1991
M.A. Philosophy Washington State University 1980
M.T.S. Theology Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 1979

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Jeff Cate, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament
Office Phone: (951) 343-4491
E-mail: jcate@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B243

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. New Testament and Greek New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1997
M.Div. Biblical Studies New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1993
B.A. Religion and History Samford University 1990

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Soojin Chung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies
Office Phone: (951) 343-4769
E-mail: schung@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B210

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. History and Hermeneutics Boston University 2018
M.Div. Theology Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 2012
B.A. Religious Studies University of Virginia 2008

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Adamson Co, Ph.D.

Professor of Theology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8631
E-mail: aco@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B212

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Systematic Theology Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 2005
J.D. Law University of California, Hastings College of the Law 1988
M.Div. Pastoral Ministry The Master's Seminary 1997
B.A. Political Science California State Polytechnic University 1985

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Greg Cochran, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Applied Theology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8548
E-mail: gcochran@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Yeager B216

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Christian Ethics The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2010
M.Div. Theology The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2000
M.A. Industrial / Organizational Psychology Louisiana Tech University 1989
M.A. English and Technical Writing Louisiana Tech University 1988

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Gabriel Estrada, M.Div.

Visiting Professor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8973
E-mail: gestrada@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUS 240

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.Div. Biblical Studies Beeson Divinity School Dec. 2012
B.A. Bachelor of Applied Theology (BAT) California Baptist University Apr. 2009

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Damon Horton, M.S.

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Intercultural Studies
Office Phone: (951) 343-4296
E-mail: dhorton@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: YCTR B212

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.S. Christian Studies Calvary Theological Seminary 05/2009
B.S. Biblical Studies Calvary Bible College 05/2007

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Matt Leonard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Office Phone: (951) 552-8991
E-mail: mleonard@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Business Building, 245

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Philosophy University of Southern California 2019
M.A. Philosophy University of California, Davis 2013
M.A. Philosophy California State University, Los Angeles 2010
B.A. Philosophy California Baptist University 2008
B.A.T. Applied Theology California Baptist University 2008

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Richard Mobley, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament
Office Phone: (951) 343-4364
E-mail: rmobley@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Business Building 242

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. New Testament & Greek Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1983
M.Div. New Testament Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1969
B.A. Biblical Studies/History Hardin-Simmons University 1966

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D. Jeffrey Mooney, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Theology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4517
E-mail: jmooney@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B245

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Old Testament Theology Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2003
M.Div. Divinity Beeson Divinity School 1996
B.A. Jazz Studies (Music Theory) Auburn University 1990

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Tim Mosteller, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy
Office Phone: (951) 343-4770
E-mail: tmostell@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B211

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Philosophy University of Miami 2002
M.A. Philosophy of Religion and Ethics Biola University 1997
B.A. Philosophy, International Relations University of Southern California 1993

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Amy Stumpf, Ph.D.

Professor of Society and Religion
Office Phone: (951) 343-4451
E-mail: astumpf@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Yeager Center, B211

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Social Policy and Research Loma Linda University 2007
M.A. Biomedical and Clinical Ethics Loma Linda University 1995
B.A. Ethics Pacific Union College 1993

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Andrés Vera, M.Div.

Assistant Professor
School of Christian Ministries
Office Phone: (951) 552-8997
E-mail: avera@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: YCTR B213

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.Div. Biblical & Theological Studies The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2016
B.Sc. Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences McMaster University 2011

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Sam Welbaum, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Interim Director, Honors Program
Office Phone: 951.343.8410
E-mail: swelbaum@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: BUS241

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Philosophy of Religion and Theology Clsremont Graduate University 2020
MTS Theological Studies Golden Gate/Gateway Seminary 2011
MA Christian Apologetics Biola University 2007
BA Philosophy, and Christian Studies (double emphasis in Biblical Languages, and Theology) California Baptist University 2005

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Dan Wilson, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies
School of Christian Ministries
Office Phone: (951) 343-4214
E-mail: dwilson@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B246

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. New Testament Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1995
M.Div. Theology Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1984
B.A. Religion/Greek Union University 1980

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Maigen Turner

Administrative Secretary
Office Phone: 951-343-4248
E-mail: maturner@calbaptist.edu

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