School of Theology and Christian Ministry
B.A., 1972, Olivet Nazarene University
M.A., 1977, The Ohio State University
Doctoral studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
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.”
His hobbies and interests include hiking, golfing, pre-marriage counseling and college sports. His wife, Donna, is an elementary teacher in Chebanse, Ill. Their son, Jeffrey, is an optometrist and lives in Phoenix, Ariz. with his wife Joy and daughter Hadley. Their daughter, Janelle and husband, Rev. Brad Thompson, live in Indianapolis and have one child. Brad is youth and sports pastor at Brownstown Church of the Nazarene, Brownstown, Ind.