Timothy J. Crutcher is Professor of Church History and Theology at Southern Nazarene University. He holds degrees from SNU and Nazarene Theological Seminary, as well as a Ph.D./S.T.D. from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Before coming to SNU, he taught for several years at Africa Nazarene University in Nairobi, Kenya. He is also an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene.