Dr. Barney Wells
Associate Professor of Bible and Ministry
Office: Timothy Hall, Office 25
- DMin, Bethel Theological Seminary
- MDiv, Lincoln Christian Seminary
- BA, Lincoln Christian College
- Collaboration for Rural Ministry Education in North America
- Rural Sociological Society
- Association for Doctor of Ministry Education
- Faculty Search Committee, Lincoln Christian University
- Youth Minister, Solsberry Christian Church, Solsberry IN, 1973-1977
- Minister, Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, Carthage IL, 1977-1979
- Residence Hall Director, Lincoln Christian University, 1977-1981
- Bookstore Manager, Lincoln Christian University, 1978-79
- Minister, Walnut Grove Christian Church, Arcola IL 1981-2006
- Board of Directors, Little Galilee Christian Assembly, 1987-1991, President of Board, 1991
- Church Development Associate, Lincoln Christian University, 2007-2008
- Interim Coordinator of Church Ministries, Lincoln Christian University 2009-
- Adjunct Faculty, Lincoln Christian University, 1998-2007
- Adjunct Faculty, Bethel Theological Seminary, 1999-2007
- Adjunct Faculty, Summit Christian College, 2006.
- Adjunct Faculty, Denver Seminary, 2008-
- D. Min. Project Supervisor, Bethel Theological Seminary, 1999-2006
- Consultant to Northland Partnership for Town and Country Ministry Education (Rural Ministry Curriculum Development), 1997
- Consultant to Association of Theological Schools for Rural Ministry Curriculum Development, 1999
- Participant in Collaboration for Rural Ministry Education in North America, 2001
- Leading Through Change: Shepherding the Town and Country Church in a New Era. St. Charles: ChurchSmart Resources, 2005.
- “Conflict Management: Maintaining Unity through Prevention, Intervention, and Resolution.” in Releasing the Power of the Smaller Church. Cincinnati: Standard Publishing Co., 2007.
- “Country Folks and Cosmopolitans.” Christian Standard, April 22, 2007.
- “You Can Manage Conflict.” Christian Standard, September 30, 2007.
- “Preaching, Prayer, and Conflict.” Christian Standard, September 30, 2007.
- “Conflict: Apt Words, Adequate Intervention.” Christian Standard, September 30, 2007.
- “How to Resolve Conflict.” Christian Standard, September 30, 2007.
- “God at Work in the Middle of the Week” Christian Standard, June 6, 2010.
- PR 601 Preparing to Preach
- PR 602 Preaching to Contemporary Listeners
- PR 603 History of Preaching
- PR 604 Creative Biblical Preaching
- PR 650 Preaching from the New Testament
- PR 750 Theology and Preaching
- PR 751 Preaching and Literary Genre
- PR 752 Preaching from the Old Testament
- PR 899 The Use of Humor in Preaching
- Married Marcia Brown Nov. 20, 1977
- Two adult children
- Hobbies: Woodworking, WW2 history, Bluegrass music.