Professor to Study Salvation in Chapel Series

BETHANY – Southwestern Christian University professor Dr. Terry Tramel will lead students, staff and faculty through a two-part series on the first of five International Pentecostal Holiness Church’s Cardinal Doctrine’s with the a study of Salvation. Tramel’s series will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 28 and conclude Thursday, Oct. 30 at the University’s Chapel Service in the Minchew Auditorium. Both services begin at 10:50 a.m. and are open to the public.

Tramel has served as a professor at SCU since 2000. He is currently the interim chair of the Theology and Missions Department. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pastoral Ministry from Mid-America Christian, a Master of Arts in Theology from Southern Nazarene, and a Doctor of Ministry in Pentecostal Leadership from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He has also published a book called “The Beauty of the Balance,” which looks at efforts towards a balanced Evangelical-Pentecostal theology.

The IPHC list Salvation as the first of its Cardinal Doctorine’s followed by Sanctification, Baptism in Holy Spirit, Divine Healing and the Second Coming. A second series is planned in the spring that will cover sanctification, according to Brad Davis, Vice-President for Student Life.