Charles Christian is the senior pastor of the North Seattle Church of the Nazarene, where he has ministered since 2004. Due to his strong interest in ethics and theology, he completed a Ph.D. through the University of South Africa, studying with renowned theologian and social ethicist Dr. Adrio König. Since 1997, Dr. Christian has taught at various colleges and seminaries (including George Fox University, Northwest Nazarene University, Seattle Pacific University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and the European Nazarene College in Moscow, Russia) in the areas of ethics, theology, practical ministry, and biblical studies. He has also pastored churches in the Church of the Nazarene in Texas, Oregon, and now Washington.
Charles currently serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations and is a member of the Ethics Committee of Stevens Hospital in Edmonds, Washington, and the Society for Christian Ethics. Charles brings to BGU a long-time interest in business and social ethics, and a history of interaction with both for-profit and non-profit communities.
Ph.D., (Systematic and Moral Theology), University of South Africa
MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
BBA, Southern Methodist University