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Experienced Church Leader Joins Gordon-Conwell Faculty

October 25, 2011

Rev. Dr. Jim. M. Singleton, Jr., has been named Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Evangelism at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, effective fall 2012.

Dr. Singleton comes to Gordon-Conwell with extensive pastoral and academic experience. Since 1991, he has served in Presbyterian churches in Texas, Washington and Colorado. His most recent position has been as Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, CO, a downtown church of 4,200 members. Since 1986, he has taught at various colleges and theological schools, nationally and internationally, most recently at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Dr. Singleton has a heart for missions, having participated in missions work in 11 nations, and he has a passion for helping equip congregations to better fulfill their global mission. His writings include the essay “The Great Commission or Omission” in A Passion for the Gospel: Confessing Jesus Christ for the 21st Century. Dr. Singleton holds an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary and a Th.D. from Boston University School of Theology.

“Dr. Jim Singleton is a leader,” says Provost Frank James. “He brings years of senior pastoral ministry to GCTS and reinforces our commitment to preparing women and men for the Church. He is a thoughtful evangelical with a heart for evangelism, and we are glad he is joining the Gordon-Conwell family.”