Northwest Nazarene University’s School of Theology and Christian Ministries announced the appointment of T. Scott Daniels as the pastoral scholar-in-residence.
NNU has a long tradition of appointing scholars-in-residence to participate in a variety of activities on behalf of the university. The scholar-in-residence is someone who has earned national recognition for achievement in their given field. Daniels fits this description with his experience both in the classroom and in pastoral work for the local church.
With this appointment, Daniels will continue his work in the classroom to enhance the student experience at both the undergraduate and graduate level. NNU's Wesley Center will be creating special teaching and preaching events for the broader Northwest region that will include messages from Daniels and faculty from the School of Theology and Christian Ministries. Moreover, he will provide regular consultation to the school in strategic planning and implementation of education both to students at the university and its broader constituents. He will also be an advocate and representative of NNU and its School of Theology and Christian Ministries programs in his speaking and preaching activities.
"Dr. Daniels embodies how the local church and academy can come together for powerful Christlike transformation," said Brent Peterson, dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministry. "We are so thankful to NNU and Dr. Daniels for making this relationship possible. We know this will be a blessing to NNU students, faculty, and our broader constituents."
Daniels is currently the senior pastor at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa, Idaho. He previously served as pastor of Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene in California and Richardson Church of the Nazarene in Texas. He is the former dean of the School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University in California.