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Former Moody Bible President Paul Nyquist Joins the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, Texas


College of Biblical Studies

Aug. 14, 2019


HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The College of Biblical Studies, a nondenominational, nonprofit 4-year college has just announced Dr. J. Paul Nyquist, former president of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, has been named the vice president of discipleship and special assistant to the president, with his office located at the corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.


Dr. Nyquist will lead the academic and administrative functions of the CBS discipleship initiative in supporting the spiritual growth of staff, faculty, and students. As a senior member of the president's team, Dr. Nyquist will also provide advice and counsel to executive leadership.


"Paul brings a wealth of experience in biblical higher education and Christian ministry. We welcome his leadership and expertise as we continue to meet the needs of the Christian community. Paul's strong background and heart for serving others will allow us to not only expand our reach, but to strengthen more families and impact more communities," said CBS President Bill Blocker.


Dr. Nyquist most recently served as professor and dean of graduate programs at The Bible Seminary in Katy, Texas. Prior to 2019, he served as president of Moody Bible Institute for eight years. Dr. Nyquist is also a noted speaker, author, and former pastor. Other experience includes president and CEO of Avant Ministries, senior pastor, international missions, and professor. His publications include "Is Justice Possible?", "The Elusive Pursuit of What is Right", "Prepare: Living Your Faith in an Increasingly Hostile World", "The Post-Church Christian", and "There is NO Time".


Dr. Nyquist holds a Ph.D. and a Th.M. in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He also holds a B.S. in Architecture Studies from the University of Nebraska.


About the College of Biblical Studies

The College of Biblical Studies is located in Houston, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne. Leveraging its academic rigor and biblical worldview training, CBS offers a nationally and regionally accredited college education on campus and online, with several programs offered in the Spanish language. Students receive transformational education and training for service to families, ministries, businesses, and communities around the world. CBS has provided biblically based education to more than 26,000 students since 1976 and is ranked as one of the lowest tuitions in Texas.


SOURCE College of Biblical Studies


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