Seminary Dean

Van Johnson
Dr. Van Johnson
is Dean of Master's Pentecostal Seminary (formerly Canadian Pentecostal Seminary), the graduate stream of Master’s College & Seminary. Master’s Seminary, which is partnered with Tyndale Seminary, was established in Toronto in 1996 as Canadian Pentecostal Seminary. Dr. Johnson is the director of the MTS in Pentecostal Studies--a joint-degree program of Tyndale and Master’s. .He also serves as adjunct faculty in NT at Tyndale and at Canadian Pentecostal Seminary, which is associated with Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C.

He has served on the faculty of both Eastern Pentecostal Bible College and Western Pentecostal Bible College. Along with his teaching and administrative duties, he serves on the pastoral staff at Agincourt Pentecostal Church. This pastoral role is part of the church-based model of Master's Seminary. Rev. Johnson is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.

He has written a commentary on “Romans” in the Full Life Bible Commentary to the NT (Zondervan. 1999). His specialties are Pentecostal History, Luke and Romans, Jewish Apocalyptic, and Pastoral Theology.

B.A., in Sociology, McGill University;
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School;
Th.D. in NT, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. (Luke; Pentecostalism; Pastoral Theology; Pentecostal Issues)

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Adjunct Faculty

Rev. Bill Griffin, D.Min., cand. (Trinity International University), Director of Stewardship and Public Relations, International Office of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, Mississauga, ON: Pentecostal Theology

Rev. Dr. Evon Horton, B.A., M.Div, D.Min., President, Master’s College and Seminary, Toronto, ON: Leadership Development

Rev. Dr. Steven Land, Ph.D. (Emory University), Academic Dean, Church of God School of Theology, Cleveland, TN: Pentecostal Spirituality

Rev. Dr. Jim Lucas, D. Min. (Trinity International University), Pastor of Christian Life Community Church, Abbotsford, BC: Growing Healthy Churches; Church Planting

Rev. Dr. Fred Penney, D.Min. (Fuller Theological Seminary), Pastor of Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Port Perry, ON: Preaching

Rev. Roger Stronstad, M.C.S. (Regent College), Academic Dean, Western Pentecostal Bible College, Abbotsford, BC: Charismatic Theology of Luke/Acts

Rev. Dr. Mike Wilkinson, Ph.D. (University of Ottawa), Assistant Professor of Sociology, Nazarene University College, Calgary: Gospel, Church and Culture

Guest Lecturers:

Master’s Seminary invites guest lecturers on a regular basis who are known to be leading thinkers and practitioners within the evangelical movement

Fall 2002:
Dr. Leonard Sweet (Gospel, Church & Culture)

Summer 2003:
Chris Thomas (Healing in the New Testament)