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David Wine

School of Theology and Christian Ministry

Doctoral studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A., 1977, The Ohio State University
B.A., 1972, Olivet Nazarene University

A third generation Nazarene pastor, Professor Wine’s academic interests include youth ministry, discipleship, family ministry and the equipping of laity.

He has been recognized in Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, is a former general secretary of Nazarene Youth International, and received a Timothy Award from Nazarene Youth International. He has served the Nazarene Church as a district Youth President, Regional NYI Director and a member of the General Council of Nazarene Youth International.

Professor Wine has extensive ministry experience in the Church of the Nazarene serving as youth pastor in Lima, Mount Vernon, and Canton, Ohio as well as associate pastor at College Church of the Nazarene, Bourbonnais, Ill. He was also a contributing writer for the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education (Baker, 2001), writing the piece on “Kinesthetic Learners,” and for “Footprints” (Beacon Hill Press, 1983), contributing “Living with Parents.”

He is a curriculum writer for the Engage the Word adult Sunday school Series, a joint venture of Nazarene Publishing House and The American Bible Society. The 2013 curriculum focuses on Nehemiah and is distributed to Nazarenes around the world.

In 2013, Professor Wine received the President's special recognition as Olivet's 2013 Faculty Member of the Year.

His hobbies and interests include hiking, golfing, pre-marriage counseling and college sports. His wife, Donna, is a reading specialist in Chebanse, Ill. Their son, Dr. Jeffrey Wine, is an optometrist and lives in Phoenix, Ariz. with his wife, Joy, and daughters, Hadley and Hayden. Their daughter, Janelle, and her husband, Rev. Brad Thompson, live in Topeka, Kan., and have two sons, Carter and Miles. Brad is youth pastor at Wannamaker Woods Church of the Nazarene.



Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.