Dr. Barney Wells

Dr. Barney Wells

Associate Professor of Bible and Ministry

Office: Timothy Hall, Office 25
Extension: 2217
Email: bwells@lincolnchristian.edu

  • 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.