Eric J. Bargerhuff, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Bible and Theology, and Director of the Honors Program. He served in pastoral ministry for over 22 years in churches in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Biblical and Systematic Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
In addition to his love for the church, Eric loves to write and is the author of three books: Love that Rescues: God's Fatherly Love in the Practice of Church Discipline, (2010) The Most Misused Verses in the Bible (2012), and The Most Misused Stories in the Bible (2017). A fourth book entitled "Why is THAT in the Bible?" is set to be released in Spring 2020, published by Bethany House Publishers.
Eric is an avid fan of Indiana University basketball (as he grew up in rural Indiana), loves the Chicago Cubs, and enjoys singing, writing, cooking, biking, and football. Eric and his family live in the heart of Trinity, Florida.