Brian Nixon, PhD, Assoc. Professor of Biblical Education
1990, A.A.; Liberal Studies; Ohlone College.
1995, B.A.; Liberal Studies; Stanislaus University.
1995-present, C.E.,; Azusa Pacific University (theology); Hope
University (MBA studies); University of San Diego (education).
1996, Education Credential (ASCI); Chapman University.
2003, M.A.; Pastoral Ministry/Christian Education; Trinity Seminary/Canterbury Christchurch, Canterbury.
2004, Ph.D.; 2006, LL.D.; Philosophy of Education; St. Alcuin’s House, Anglican Seminary, Oxford, Wolsley Hall.
2006, C.C.A.; Christian Apologetics; Biola University.
2009, Fellow, Doctor of Philosophy; Oxford Graduate School.
Current Career Avenues:
Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque, since 2008; Director of Publishing; Radio Host, nationally syndicated broadcast, Connection Q & A; Professor of Church History, Calvary Chapel School of Ministry Professor of Education, Calvary Chapel Teacher’s College; Director, Artists’ Fellowship.
Journalism and professional writing for international publications; Assist News Service, Correspondent Reporter, covering news in the Christian world; articles have been featured by news services and newspapers throughout the world.
Recent Professional Pursuits:
2006-2008, Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa; Director of Publishing, The Word For Today and Calvary Chapel Publishing; Co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast, Pastor’s Perspective; TV Host, His Channel Live.
2001-2006, Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa; Director of the Bible College, Extension Campus; Superintendent of Schools (2002-2005); Headmaster, Horizon School (2006); Furlough to assist a Calvary Chapel school in North San Diego County with WASC and ACSI Accreditation.
1995-2000, Calvary Temple Christian Schools, Modesto, California; Secondary classroom teacher; Teacher/Administrator; Lead Director for WASC and ACSI accreditation process.
1989-1995, Empire Church of the Brethren, Empire, California; Christian Education Director.
Academic Organizations: Co-founder, Calvary Chapel Education Association; Co-founder, Calvary Chapel Journal.
Honors and Credentials:
Cum Laude, Stanislaus University.
Omicron-Psi, Trinity Seminary.
Fellow, Oxford Graduate School.
Credential: ACSI Teaching Credential (since 1997).
Certificate: Evangelical Teaching Association (since 2003).
Certificate: Apologetics, Biola University (2006).
Books, Publications, and other Works:
2003 Inspired to Teach (Calvary Chapel Publishing).
2004 The Master Teacher (Calvary Chapel Publishing).
2005 Choosing the Right Bible for You (Calvary Chapel Publishing).
2007 Line Upon Line (with Chuck Smith) (Word For Today Publishing).
Magazine articles: Calvary Chapel Magazine; Calvary Magazine U.K. (lead articles in apologetics and history); Calvary Chapel Journal (articles in Theology and Bible translations).