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Victor D. Anderson

Director of PhD studies and Professor of Pastoral Ministries

BS, Michigan State University at Lansing, 1981; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986; PhD, Biola University, 2008.

After 15 years of engagement in theological education in Ethiopia, Dr. Anderson joined the DTS faculty in 2006. With a broad base of teaching experience in Africa, in local churches, and briefly at Talbot School of Theology, he completed a PhD in Intercultural Education, focusing his research on preaching in rural Ethiopia. Dr. Anderson maintains active ministry on a preaching team at his local church in Mesquite and at churches and conferences around the USA. He and his wife, Cindy, have two children. As associate missionaries with Serving in Mission (SIM), they continue to minister in cross-cultural contexts each summer.

Courses Taught

  • AS5101 - Seminar on Practical Theology, Hermeneutics, and Research
  • PM5103 - Expository Preaching I
  • PM5104 - Expository Preaching II
  • PM5101 - Christian Life and Witness
  • PM5202 - Advanced Expository Preaching
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project


Academic Interests

Oral communication
cross-cultural preaching and education

DTS Voice Videos

Jesus: Qualified for Our Allegiance
Preserving the Powerful Presence of God
Today Matters for Tomorrow's Rewards
Cultural Shift of Hostility
The Love of Christ
Faculty Forum: Representing Christ in a Pluralistic World
Finding Confidence In God Amidst Wickedness