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Dr. John Mabus

Assistant Professor of Applied Theology and Church Ministries
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  • Department:
    Applied Theology and Church Ministries
  • Location:
  • School:
    Undergraduate in Chicago
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  • Start Date:
    July 2022
  • Personal Information:

    For the past 14 years, Dr. Mabus has served as a Navy Chaplain, sharing the gospel and caring for people in the context of military life. Prior to that, he served as an Associate Pastor and church planter in Boston. His professional interests include spiritual formation and discipleship, reformation practices in pastoral care and discipleship, suicide prevention and intervention, and leadership advisement and coaching.

  • Educational Background:

    BA, Moody Bible Institute
    MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    Master of Military Studies, Marine Corps University
    DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

  • Publications:

    Warrior Psalms. CreateSpace, 2013

    Warrior Rest. CreateSpace, 2013

    “Strengthening Moral Courage in Military Leaders through Spiritual Fitness.”  The Jurisdiction of Armed Forces Chaplaincy Journal 1, no. 1 (2018), 23-30.

  • Professional / Personal Interests:

    Dr. Mabus and his wife Elisa have seven children. His family loves the outdoors, hiking, walking, playing sports, fishing, camping, and playing board games.