Other Faculty members from the ELCA
this semester are: Dr. Ted Zimmerman, Dr. John LeMond and Dr. James Bergquist
, the latter also being a volunteer.
, our LTS TreasureAfter serving in the parish ministry, James Bergquist
wife Lorrie went to India as missionaries for The American Lutheran Church
After their term there he became the academic dean of Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.
Then it was on to head up American Missions for the TALC continuing on in that leadership capacity in the new merged ELCA.
From there "Dr.
" as students at LTS call him, moved to lead the Lutheran Bible Institute
in Seattle which became Trinity Lutheran College under his
retired in 2000 and signed up for the ELCA's
Global Mission Volunteer program.
Under that auspiceses he has taught 9 semesters at LTS, 3 in India, and one as interim Pastor in New Zealand.
Having graduated from Luther College and Luther Seminary and receiving his PhD from the University of Southern California, he has specialized in New Testament and Missions.
A large man with an even larger heart, his
fatherly concern for students and expertise in his