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Dr. Kerry McRoberts

Kerry McRoberts, DMin

Dean, School of Missional Practice
Professor of Missional Congregations

Missional Apologetics Specialist
International Experience: Mexico; El Salvador; Costa Rica; The Bahamas; Germany; Austria; France; The Azores (Portugal); Denmark; Ireland; Ethiopia; D.R. Congo; Israel; Singapore; Japan; Canada & USA

 

Education

  • Doctor of Ministry, Leadership & Emerging Culture, George Fox Evangelical Theological Seminary, Portland, OR
  • Master of Arts, Systematic Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Master of Arts, Apologetics, Simon Greenleaf School of Law, Santa Anna, CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology, Great Falls University, Great Falls, MT
  • Associate of Science, Criminal Justice, Great Falls, University, Great Falls, MT

Master's Thesis (Simon Greenleaf School of Law)

  • The Decline of Western Thought and the Rise of the New Age

Master's Thesis (Regent College)

  • Faith Founded On Fact: The Apologetic Theology of John Warwick Montgomery

Doctoral Dissertation (George Fox  Evangelical Theological Seminary)

  • Following Jesus to Burning Man: Recovering the Church’s Vocation 
 

Teaching Specializations

  • Apologetics
  • Christian Thought
  • Contemporary Issues

 

Academic Experiences

  • Adjunct Professor, North Central University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Adjunct Professor, Crown College, St. Bonifacius, MN
  • Associate Faculty, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Assistant Professor, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND
  • Adjunct Professor, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO
  • Visiting Lecturer, Asia Theological Centre For Evangelism & Missions (ATCEM), Singapore
  • Adjunct Professor, Northwest University, Kirkland, WA

 

Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Seniors/Pastoral Care & Teaching Pastor, Christian Life Center, Port Orchard, WA
  • Lead Pastor, Bayside Community Church, Kingston, WA
  • Consultant, NWMN 2017 World Missions Paradigm Consultation, Ethiopia, and Congo
  • Interim Pastor, Great Grace Assembly Of God, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Interim Pastor, Center Point Assembly Of God, Menomonie, WI
  • Consultant, The Nishimura Associates, LLC (Consulted with churches on building projects, specifically assisted living communities)
  • Lead Pastor, Kings Circle Assembly Of God, Corvallis, OR
  • Interim Pastor, New Harvest Assembly Of God, Pe Ell, WA
  • Lead Pastor, Sumner Assembly Of God, Sumner, WA
  • Christian Education Representative, Tacoma Section, Northwest District of the Assemblies of God
  • Senior Pastor, Bethel Assembly Of God, Pe Ell, WA
  • Associate Pastor, Queen Anne Christian Center, Seattle, WA
  • Pulpit Supply, Democratic Republic of West Germany

 

Publications: Books

  • Insanity! How Can Sanity and Civility Be Restored to A Culture in The Process of Being Turned Over to Itself? (Eugene, OR: WIPF & Stock Publishers, Resource Publications, 2018). (Endorsement: Dr. Jim Heugel, Provost, Northwest University, Kirkland, WA).
  • A Letter from Christ: Apologetics in Cultural Transition (Lanham, MD: University Press, 2011). (Cover endorsement: Dr. George O. Wood, former General Superintendent, General Council of the Assemblies of God). (Please see attached letter of recommendation from: George O. Wood).
  • Following Jesus to Burning Man: Recovering the Church’s Vocation (Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2011); Forward by Dr. Leonard Sweet, George Fox Evangelical Seminary, futurist, international speaker.
  • New Age or Old Lie? (Peabody, MA.: Hendrickson Publishers, 1989); Forward by Dr. Ronald Enroth, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA. (Please see attached letter of recommendation from Ronald Enroth).
  • Co-Author, Ten Things Satan Doesn’t Want You To Know (Portland, OR: Multnomah Publishers, 1998). Other authors: Charles Swindoll, Billy Graham, Ron Mehl, Charles Colson, Erwin Lutzer, John Piper, Jay Carty, Charles Ryrie and Ray Stedman.
  • Co-Author/Contributor, Systematic Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective, Chapter 5: “The Holy Trinity.” Editor: Stanley M. Horton (Springfield, MO.: Logion Press, 1994).
  • Co-Author, In Search of Truth (Springfield, MO.: Radiant Life, 1997); other authors: Paul W. Smith and Clancy P. Hayes.

 

Publications: Booklets

  • Profile of The Cults, Teacher Guide, (Springfield, MO.: Gospel Publishing House, 1994).
  • Profile of The Cults, Student Guide, (Springfield, MO.: Gospel Publishing House, 1994)
  • The New Age Movement, Teacher Guide, (Springfield, MO.: Gospel Publishing House, 1994).
  • The New Age Movement, Student Guide, (Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 1994).
  • Co-Authored (W/Timothy Munyon), Argumentation: Valid and Invalid Forms, (Lionhearted Publications, 1993)

 

Publications: Articles

  • Co-Author (Jim R. Spencer and Ken Horn), “Is Mormonism Christian?” (Assemblies of God Statement on the LDS Church, 1999 2008),  http://truthandgrace.com/Assemblyonmormon.htm
  • Reaching the New Age Pagan,” Raider Publications, November 1999
  • What Pastors Need to Know About Cults,” Enrichment, Summer, 1998
  • Understanding the New Age,” Enrichment, Fall, 1998
  • The Religion of Mormonism: The Priesthood, Mormonism’s Foundation,” Enrichment, Winter, 1999
  • The Religion of Islam,” Enrichment, Spring, 1999
  • The Greenback, “The Cost of Commitment,” Simon Greenleaf Student Bar Association, February, 1985
  • The Greenbag, “Simon Greenleaf Alumni In Action,” Simon Greenleaf School of Law Review, April, 1987.

 

Presentations

  • Where Is History Going? A Reconstruction of Christian Historiography,” Presented to: Northwest Evangelical Theological Society, Tacoma, WA. (Spring, 1996)
  • The Spiritual Dangers of the New Age,” Presented at the Ministers and Wives Retreat, Northwest District of the Assemblies of God, Yakima, WA. (October, 1988)

 

Selected Interviews

  • Religion-Link: A Mormon for President? May 15, 2006 (http://www.religionlink.com/tip_060515.php)
  • Caribbean Radio Network“The Holy Trinity” (Series on the Trinity was aired throughout the Caribbean), June, 2002.
  • The Daily News, Kelso, WA., Aug. 1995, Religious Editor Interview: “The Dangers of Spiritual Fog.”
  • Charisma Magazine, “Subliminal Messages,” October, 1990
  • Trinity Broadcasting Network, (Seattle Affiliate), New Age emphasis, 1989
  • KKLA, Los Angeles, CA (1988; Apologetics one hour call in talk show)
  • USA Magazine, Dallas, Texas, 1989 (New Age)
  • The Seattle Times, September 18, 1987 (article on the New Age).
  • KCMS, Seattle, WA, 1986 (emphasis on the occult)
  • Finally, I have conducted numerous interviews and/or participated in public debates, in local contexts as a pastor. Whereas subject matter has varied, I have addressed euthanasia (particularly Oregon's "Physician Assisted Suicide Law"), gay marriage, racism, abortion, cults, and the occult.

 

Civic & Community Service

  • Ex-Officio President, Board of Directors, Sharenet (Foodbank/Thrift Store), Kingston, Wa.
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Coffee Oasis, Bremerton, Wa. (Outreach Ministry to Homeless Youth)