Philip Collins
                     

Dr. Phil Collins

Christian Educational Ministries

 

     
     

Professor of Christian Educational Ministries

Office Location: Reade 134
Phone: (765) 998-4670
Email: phcollins@tayloru.edu

Specialties: Scripture engagement, leadership, spiritual formation, ministry programming, youth ministry

 

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Philip J. Collins

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: Madison, Wisconsin

Wife: Terri Collins; Married October 1, 1983

Children: Luke and Katelyn

Ordination:  Ordained 1994
Castleview Baptist Church
Indianapolis, Indiana

Licensed: Licensed 1988
First Baptist Church of Geneva
Geneva, Illinois

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. - Graduated May 2005
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Educational Psychology

MA - Graduated December 1993
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
Christian Education

MA - One semester of classes, Fall 1982
Institute of Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
Old Testament History

BA - Graduated May, 1982
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Bible Literature and Christian Education

 

FULL-TIME MINISTRY EXPERIENCE

June 1989 – July 1999 - Youth Pastor (Administrative Pastor for last year)

Castleview Baptist Church

Indianapolis, Indiana

June 1986 – June 1989 - Campus Life Club Director

North Area Youth For Christ

Arlington Heights, Illinois

January 1983 – June 1986 - Ministry Coordinator

North Central Indian Youth For Christ

Gas City, Indiana

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

August 2005 – Present - Professor of Christian Educational Ministries

Taylor University, Upland, Indiana

August 1999 – 2005 - Associate Professor of Christian Educational Ministries

Taylor University, Upland, Indiana

 

Taylor University Courses - Introduction to Christian Education, Personal Foundations of Ministry, Program and Curriculum Development, Evangelism in Youth Ministry, Discipleship in Youth Ministry, Ministry to Youth, Practicum, Leadership Development, Philosophy and Strategies for Christian Education, Psychological and Educational Foundations for Christian Educational Ministries, Christian Educational Ministries Capstone, Lighthouse Trip to Singapore, and Footsteps of Paul Greece/Italy Trip.

  

AWARDS/HONORS

2011 - Who’s Who In America

2009 - Taylor University Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award

2004, 2005 - Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

2010 – present - Coordinator of Taylor Center of Scripture Engagement

2009-10 - Acting BSCEP department chair (sabbatical fill)

2003 – present - Christian Educational Ministries Program Director

 

RESEARCH

2011 – present - Survey, interview, and field experiments on Scripture Engagement with Taylor University Students in collaboration with Dr. Steve Bird

 

PRESENTATIONS

2011  Presentation of Scripture Engagement Research on Taylor’s campus at the North American Professors of Christian Education in Seattle, Washington

2011  Presentation of Scripture Engagement Research on Taylor’s campus with Dr. Steve Bird at the North American Forum of Bible Agencies in Orlando, Florida

2011 Presentation of Scripture Engagement Research on Taylor’s campus with Dr. Steve Bird at the Forum of Bible Agencies International in Edinburgh, Scotland.

2010  Participant in Lausanne III, Cape Town 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa.

2009 Group presentation at the Lilly Conference on Teaching on The Big Idea:  reflection on the Big Questions of a Course.

2007 Presentation on the Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM) at the Association of Youth Ministry Educators conference in San Jose, CA. 

2007 Participant in the Association of Youth Ministry Educators Fuller theological Seminary Center for Youth and Family Ministry – Undergraduate Competencies Focus Group.

2005 Presentation of my dissertation at the Association of Youth Ministry Educators conference in Rochester, MN. 

2005 Panel discussion participant concerning research in youth ministry at the Association of Youth Ministry Educators conference as one of the conference main sessions.

 

ARTICLE/BOOK REVIEWS

Peer reviewed “Self-Determination Theory and Urban Congregational Ministry – Journal of Youth Ministry 2010.

Peer reviewed the article “Evangelizing Older Adults” for the Christian Education Journal in 2008.

I reviewed the book Church is a Team Sport:  A Championship Strategy for Doing Ministry Together by Jim Putman, Grand Rapids: Baker Book. 2008 Journal of Youth Ministry.

Peer review the article “Discerning Spiritual Discernment” for the Journal of Youth Ministry in the summer of 2008

Peer review the article “The Pac-Man Syndrome:  The Missing Congruence of Philosophy and Practice in Youth Ministry” for the Journal of Youth Ministry in 2006. 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

NAPCE - North American Professors of Christian Education

AYME - Association of Youth Ministry Educators