Redford College Faculty
Jim Frost, D.Min., Th. M.
Director of Intercultural Studies Semester Abroad
International Studies Committee
General Education Committee
Bolivar, MO 65613
Faith Dedications: Dr. Frost is the Founding Faculty member of our Intercultural Studies program, which has pioneered a six-month Semester Abroad field experience for ICS majors. He and his wife Emily are part of Wellspring Baptist Fellowship in Bolivar, Missouri and they host a Bible study in their home on Sunday night for students.
Educational and Professional Background: Frost earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from Baylor University; a Master of Arts in New Testament and Master of Divinity from Wheaton Graduate School; a Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Seminary; and a ThM in Intercultural Studies, from Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA.
Frost's positions of ministry include:
- Missionary Journeyman in the Philippines, IMB, 1967-69
- Pastor, Melrose Park Bible Church, Illinois, 1971-74
- Discipleship Professor, California Baptist College, 1976-85
- Founding Pastor, CanyonCrestCommunityChurch, Riverside, CA, 1981-84
- Founding Pastor, Faith Community Church, Valencia, CA, 1985-87
- Chi Alpha youth ministry, Bolivar, MO, 1988-91
- Professor of Intercultural Studies and Spiritual Formation, SBU, 1987-present