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James Earl Massey, American Clergyman, educator ( relig., Educated)clergyman, educator. Member Corporation Inter-Varsity Christian; Served with Army of the United States, 1951-1953. Research scholar Christianity Today Institute; Member National Association College and University Chaplains, National Committee Black Churchmen, National Negro Evangelical Association (board directors 1969-1986).

Background

Massey, James Earl was born on January 4, 1930 in Ferndale, Michigan, United States. Son of George Wilson and Elizabeth (Shelton) Massey.

Education

Student, University Detroit, 1957. BTh, Bachelor of Religious Education, Detroit Bible College, 1961. AM, Oberlin Grad School Theology, 1964.

Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1969. Doctor of Divinity, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1972. Doctor of Divinity, Ashland Theological Seminary, 1991.

Doctor of Divinity, Huntington College, 1994. HumD, Tuskegee University, 1995. Doctor of Divinity, Warner Pacific College, 1995.

Doctor of Letters, Anderson University, 1995. Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Jefferson College, 1997. Doctor of Divinity, North Park Theological Seminary, 1999.

Career

Associate minister Church of God, Detroit, 1951-1953. Senior pastor Metropolitan Church of God, 1954-1976, pastor-at-large, 1976. Speaker Christian Brotherhood Hour, 1977-1982.

Principal Jamaica School Theology, Kingston, 1963-1966. Campus minister Anderson College, Indiana, 1969-1977, assistant professor religious studies, 1969-1975, associate professor, 1975-1980, professor New Testament and homiletics, 1981-1984. Dean of chapel and university, professor religion and society Tuskegee University, Alabama, 1984-1989.

Dean, professor preaching and biblical studies Anderson School Theology, 1989-1995, dean emeritus, professor at large, since 1995. Dean emeritus Tuskagee University Chapel, since 1998. Retired, 1998

Chairman Communications on Higher Education in the Church of God, 1968-1971.

Vice chairman board publications Church of God, 1968-1978. Director Warner Press, Inc. Research scholar Christianity Today Institute.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Church of God, 1951.

Works

Membership

Member Corporation Inter-Varsity Christian. Served with Army of the United States, 1951-1953. Research scholar Christianity Today Institute.

Member National Association College and University Chaplains, National Committee Black Churchmen, National Negro Evangelical Association (board directors 1969-1986).

Connections

Married Gwendolyn Inez Kilpatrick, August 4, 1951.

father:
George Wilson Massey

mother:
Elizabeth (Shelton) Massey

spouse:
Gwendolyn Inez Kilpatrick