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John Holmes

Associate Professor of the Bible

Degree: Ph.D.
Office: Admin 318
Phone Number: (402) 449-2873

Professional Profile

Dr. Holmes has been at Grace University since 1993 and is currently the Academic Dean and Assistant Professor of Bible. He worked in EXCEL Adult Degree Completion department from 1993 to 1997, as Registrar from 1998 to 2002, and as the Dean of Grace College of the Bible from 2002 to 2009. He graduated from Grace University in 1986 (B.A), Dallas Theological Seminary in 1992 (Th.M.), and from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002 with a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration with a specialization in educational administration and leadership.

Teaching and Related Service

The administrative load of the academic office precludes Dr. Holmes from teaching as much as he would like. He enjoys teaching Old Testament Survey each fall, and a Bible elective each spring.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Holmes spends his research time in the Old Testament, particularly the books of wisdom.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Holmes lives in Elkhorn, NE with his wife, Donna, and two teenage sons, Jesse and Micah. Dr. Holmes enjoys spending time with his family, speaking on manhood, riding dual-sport motorcycles, and riding mountain bikes.


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