Newborn Elected Director of New Gift of Prophecy Department, Sabbath School
Dr. Craig Newborn
, new Sabbath School
, Gift of Prophecy Departmental Director
Craig H. Newborn, Ph.D., born in Seven Springs, North Carolina, completed his college education at Pacific Union College in Angwin, California, earning a B.A. in history and religion and an M.A. in history with a secondary education emphasis.
spent four and a half years as a Bible teacher at San Diego Academy
before accepting a call to overseas missionary work.
served more than 14 years in Kenya, Iran, and Lebanon in varying capacities, including church pastor, Bible teacher, evangelist, field president, departmental director, and university chaplain.
After returning to the U.S., he accepted a teaching position at LomaLindaAcademyand also earned an M.A. in Theology and a Ph.D. in Theology and Personality from Claremont School of Theology.
In 1997, Dr. Newborn moved to Huntsville, Alabama, where he became the Vice President for Student Services at OakwoodUniversity.
From January 1999 through August 2006, he was the founding Director of the Oakwood Branch Office of the Ellen G. White Estate and was also a professor in OakwoodUniversity's Department of Religion and Theology.
From August 2006 through July 2011, he served as the Senior Pastor of the OakwoodUniversityChurch.
Since August of 2011, he serves as Director of the Gift of Prophecy and Sabbath School Departments for South Central Conference.