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religion educator

Wayne Gordon McCown, American religion educator. Ordained elder Free Methodist Church, 1964. Recipient Alumni Medallion award Seattle Pacific University, 1981; fellow Roberts Wesleyan College, Seattle Pacific University.

Background

McCown, Wayne Gordon was born on March 9, 1942 in Compton, California, United States. Son of George Arnold and Lewise Daisy (Nasby) McCown.

Education

Bachelor, Seattle Pacific University, 1963. Bachelor's Degree, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1966. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1967.

Master of Theology, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor Seattle Pacific University, 1970-1973. Professor, dean Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1973-1985. Superintendent Southern California^Arizona conference Free Methodist Church North America, Los Angeles, 1985-1988.

Senior vice president, provost Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, New York, since 1988. Superintendent Southern California-Arizona Conference Free Methodist Church, 1985-1988. Secretary study commission on doctrine Free Methodist Church, Indianapolis, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Ordained elder Free Methodist Church, 1964.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: God's Word Interpreted for Today's World, 1979, Asbury Bible Commentary, 1992. Contributor articles to religious journals.

Membership

Superintendent Southern California-Arizona Conference Free Methodist Church, 1985-1988. Assistant pastor North City Free Methodist Church, 1963-1964, 66-67, 70-72. Coordinator Faith and Life Free Methodist Church, 1976-1977.

Interim pastor Lebanon Free Methodist Church, 1977. Assistant director John Wesley Seminary Foundation, 1972-1985. Partner Western Evangelical Seminary, since 1973.

Member study commission on doctrine Free Methodist Church, 1978-1985. Member Society Biblical Literature, Wesleyan Theological Society (president 1980-1981), Alpha Kappa Sigma, Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Darlene Elizabeth McCown, June 14, 1962. Children: Mark Wayne, Peter Lewis.

father:
George Arnold McCown

mother:
Lewise Daisy (Nasby) McCown

spouse:
Darlene Elizabeth McCown

child:
Mark Wayne McCown

child:
Peter Lewis McCown