Dr. Jon Mark Ruthven has passed into Glory

Dr. Jon Mark Ruthven has passed into Glory

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jon Mark Ruthven Ph.D.
Dr. Ruthven passed away 4/11/2022 due to complications from Covid. He is survived by his children Sara, Jana, and John Michael, and his two grandchildren Gabriel and Graham. A memorial will be held in his honor 4/23/2022 in Charlotte, NC at Mission Community Church at 11:00 am.
Dr. Ruthven, spent his life in service to the Lord. He continually gave of himself to further the Kingdom through the writing of books and the training of others. He was a selfless servant, a great prayer warrior, and filled with jokes. He authored many books and continued to write, teach, and pray until the end of his days. He was passionate and proud about his Ph.D. program, that he created, for Iris Global University, and was currently teaching classes at Global Awakening Theological Seminary.
His many adventures and passions included:
• Building and flying his own airplane
• Screenwriting
• Weight Loss
• Free energy
• Trump
• And, being a grandpa
He served as:
• Pastor of Lincoln Christian Fellowship Church (1967 – 1980)
• President and Dean of Pan Africa Christian College in Nairobi Kenya (1980 – 1982)
o While serving in Africa he met Pam Underhill and fell in love. They were married May of 1982 and had three children together. Pam went home to be with the Lord in 2001.
• Dean of Students at Christ for the Nations Institute (1984 – 1985)
• Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at Regent University (1986 – 2005)
• Founding Mentor of United Theological Seminary (2010 – 2015)
• Ph.D. Program Director for Iris Global University (2019 – 2022)
Dr. Ruthven received:
• B.A. from Central Bible College (1964)
• B.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1967)
• M.A. in Hebrew from the Institute of Holy Land Studies and further study at Hebrew University (1979)
• Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Marquette University (1989)
Written works include:
• Authentic Christianity: A Return to the Original Mission and Message of Jesus
• What’s Wrong with Protestant Theology: Traditions vs. Biblical Emphasis
• On the Cessation of the Charismata: The Protestant Polemic on Miracles
• The Prophecy that Is Shaping History: New Research on Ezekiel’s Vision of the End
Dr. Jon Mark Ruthven PASSED to GLORY

Dr. Jon Mark Ruthven PASSED to GLORY

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