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Frank Guertin 

College of Bible and Ministry, Admin

Assistant Dean and Associate Professor


Frank Guertin is Assistant Dean for the Hazelip School of Theology at Lipscomb University and Assistant Professor of Theology. Guertin completed his bachelor's degree at Ohio Valley University and his MEd and MTS at Lipscomb. He holds a PhD in theology from Durham University, where he researched the writings of Thomas Traherne. His other academic interests include theological anthropology, the history of Christian mysticism, and the epistemology of spiritual experience.

He is passionate about an integrated approach to theological education, one where personhood, place, and purpose are explored alongside the traditional disciplines of theology.

Guertin spent a decade as a minister in Middle Tennessee, serving on staff with the Tusculum Church of Christ and the North Boulevard Church of Christ. He came to Lipscomb in 2009 to help launch the Institute for Christian Spirituality. He has also served as director of recruiting and marketing for the College of Bible and Ministry. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Triune, Tennessee, and have a daughter, Lydia.