Ph.D., Historical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, 2014.
Dissertation: "Slaying the Syncretistic Chimera: A Study of the Consensus Repetitus in Light of Confessionalization Theory." PhD diss., Concordia Seminary, 2014.
M.Div., Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, MN, 2004.
Thesis: "Life in Christ: A Study of the Unio Mystica and its Relation to Theosis." M.Div. Thesis, Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, 2004.
B.A., Pre-Seminary Studies, High Distinction, Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN, 1999.
A.A., Liberal Arts, High Honors, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, 1997.
Other Academic Work
Lutherisches Theologisches Seminar, Leipzig, Germany.
Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastian, FL, 2008–2013.
Vicar, Apostles Lutheran Church, Ukiah, CA, 2003–2004.
Assistant Theology/History Professor, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, 2013–.
Board of Appeals, Evangelical Lutheran Synod, 2015–.
Bjarne Wollan Teigen Reformation Lectures Committee, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, 2014–.
Curriculum Committee, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, 2014–.
Religious Studies Department Secretary, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, 2013–.
Schmeling, Timothy, ed. Lives and Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016.
“Abraham Calov (1612–86): The Prussian on the Cathedra Lutheri.” In Lives and Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church, edited by Timothy Schmeling. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016.
“Johann Andreas Quenstedt (1617–88): The Consensus Builder.” In Lives and Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church, edited by Timothy Schmeling. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016.
“Georg Calixt, Helmstedt Theology, and the Genesis of the Syncretistic Controversy.” Lutherisches Theologisches Seminar Guest Lecture, Leipzig, Germany, September 30–October 1, 2013.
"The Formula of Concord in Light of the Overwhelming Arminianism of American Christianity." Lutheran Synod Quarterly 52 (2012): 301–334.
"The Most Holy Mystery of the Trinity: Its Relevance for Spiritual Formation and the Faith-Life." Lutheran Synod Quarterly 49 (2009): 132–168.
“Lutheran Orthodoxy Under Fire: An Exploratory Study of the Syncretistic Controversy and the Consensus Repetitus Fidei Vere Lutheranae.” Lutheran Synod Quarterly 47, no. 4 (2007): 316–55.
"Das öffentliche Lehramt und seine verschiedenen Grade." Theologische Handreichung und Information für Lehre und Praxis der lutherischen Kirche 23 (2005): 9–11.
"Strenuus Christi Athleta Abraham Calov (1612–1686): Sainted Doctor and Defender of the Church." Lutheran Synod Quarterly 44 (2004): 357–399.
Patristic and Modern Theology
Christianity and Culture
Philosophy, Historiography, and Hermeneutics
Medieval and Early Modern Church History
European Lutheranism (Especially Martin Luther and Lutheran Orthodoxy)
Confessionalization (Especially Biblical Interpretation, Doctrine, Confession, Cultus, Piety, Ecclesial Polity, and Ecclesial Law in the Lutheran Territorial Churches)
American Society of Church History
Sixteenth Century Society & Conference
Society for Reformation Research
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Historical Society