Visiting Faculty Neal Presa[email protected] Neal D. Presa is Senior Visiting Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Leadership. He teaches for UTS’ Innovative Theological Education Program (ITEP) during August and on-line. He is an Associate Pastor and Coordinator for the Faith & Work Initiative at the Village Community Presbyterian Church (Rancho Santa Fe, California), Visiting Professor of Practical Theology at the International Theological Seminary (West Covina, California), Research Fellow of Practical and Missional Theology at the University of the Free State (Bloemfontein, South Africa), and a Fellow of the Center for Pastor Theologians (Oak Park, Ilinois). He is the Chairman of the Board of the Presbyterian Church Foundation (Jeffersonville, Indiana). He holds the PhD/MPhil in liturgical and ecumenical theology (Drew University), the ThM in pastoral theology (Princeton Theological Seminary), the MDiv (San Francisco Theological Seminary), the BA in political science w/ highest honors and history w/ honors (University of California, Davis). He is a candidate for the MBA in project management (Missouri State University). To connect with Neal via LinkedIn, go to: linkedin.com/in/NealPresa J Samuel SubramanianNew Testament Theology[email protected] Rev. Dr. J. Samuel Subramanian, Ph.D., is a well-published author, theologian, and pastor and the Associate Professor of New Testament Theology, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, Saint Paul, Minnesota. He currently teaches at Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines. He served the local church as an Elder in the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church for eighteen years. He taught at Bangor Theological Seminary, The Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Wartburg College, Nebraska Wesleyan University, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and seminaries in India. In addition to his numerous degrees from India, he holds a MDiv (summa cum laude) from Southern Methodist University; a CISS from The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest; and a PhD in New Testament from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. His publications include The Synoptic Gospels and the Psalms as Prophecy (London: T & T Clark. 2007), Resourcing New Testament Studies: Literary, Historical, and Theological Essays in Honor of David Dungan (London: T & T Clark, 2009), and The Four Gospels: An Introduction for Teaching and Preaching (Nashville, TN: The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church, 2020).