Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Historical and Theological Studies
B.A., Moody Bible Institute, 1992
M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School, 1998
Ph.D., Boston University, Candidate
Peter and his family served as missionaries to Ecuador from 1988 to 1999 with the Gospel Missionary Union. There he taught Theology and Church History and served as Academic Dean at the Seminario Theologico Evangangelico de los Andes. Peter is a member of the American Society of Church History and the Evangelical Theological Society. He is currently working on his dissertation for the Ph.D. program at Boston University.
Professor of Theology
B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University, 1974
M.Div., Th.M., D.Min., Western Baptist Seminary, 1979, 1980, 1995
David taught at Big Sky Bible College in Montana. He joined the faculty at NEBC in 1982. David has nearly thirty years experience teaching college classes in Bible and theology, as well as in pastoral ministry.
Associate Professor of Biblical Language
B.A., New England Bible College, 1999
M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2002
M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2010
Josh is teaching our Greek and Hebrew courses, as well as courses in biblical studies.
Rev. Jonathan Bosse, D. Min.
Adjunct Professor of Theology
B.A., Princeton University, 1975
M. Div., Grace Theological Seminary, 1978
D. Min., Western Seminary, 1992
Dr. Bosse has been teaching and ministering for over thirty years. He served in campus ministry and pastoral ministry in several churches before moving to Maine, where he currently is Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Shapleigh. Dr. Bosse was an adjunct faculty member at Philadelphia Biblical University for seven years.
Keith Burns, MSW
Adjunct Instructor in Social Science (2011)
M.S.W., University of New England, 1999
Glen Cove Bible College, 1974-1976
B.A., University of Maine, 1974
Keith has worked as a child and family therapist for more than 10
years. In 2010 he followed the Lord’s leading form Cupbearer
Christian Counseling Ministries as a help to pastors, churches, and
Rev. Mark Gedicks, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor of Pastoral Ministry
B.S., Liberty University, 1991
M.Div., Seminary of the East, 1996
Mark worked in youth ministry for 14 years in Connecticut and Maine. He is a certified Sonlife trainer, and has a great passion for helping others learn the ropes of ministry. Mark presently serves as Lead Pastor at Windham Baptist Church in Windham, Maine.
Anne MacDonald, M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Language
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1966
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 1981
Anne taught high school English for three years in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and for seventeen years at Greater Portland Christian School. She has also taught various women’s Bible studies, and led workshops and been a speaker for women’s retreats.
Leonard MacPhee, C.A.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor of General Education
B.S., University of Maine, 1962
M.S., Springfield College, 1965
C.A.S., University of Maine, 1972
Len recently retired from the pastorate at Rangely Free Baptist Church after 12 years of ministry. From 1965 to 2001 Len was associate professor and coach at the University of Maine at Farmington.
Joshua Otte, M.Div.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of New Testament
B.A., New England Bible College, 2002
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2005
Josh is the associate pastor of Windham Baptist Church. He has a passion for teaching about corporate worship in light of God’s total plan and purpose for His people, the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, and Biblical Theology.
C. Betsy Paulding, M.A.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biblical Counseling
B.R.E., New England Bible College, 1988
M.A., Luther Rice Seminary, 1991
Betsy serves at First Baptist Church, Portland, ME, where she and her husband also lead the Marriage Enrichment Team. She also teaches adults and facilitates various groups at church. Betsy is a conference speaker on women’s ministry and conflict resolution and is listed with Vision New England. She has also assisted other churches in developing women’s ministries. Betsy works as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.
Rev. Sam Richards, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor of English Language (2011)
B.A., Bates College, 1969
M.Litt., M.A., University of Oxford (Mansfield College), 1972, 1977
Sam has been pastor at East Winthrop Baptist Church since
1989. Sam has taught English (Shakespeare and AP English) at St.
John’s School in Houston, TX and at Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg,
ME as well as to home school groups. He is married to Lynne
(35 years); they have six children.
Margaret Swartz, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor of Natural Science (2008)
B.A. Covenant College, 1979
M.A. City College of New York, 1998
Margaret teaches fourth grade at the Greater Portland Christian
School, and she has a varied background in education and environmental
science. She has taught biology to adults and environmental
studies to children.
Rev. John D. Tally, D.Min.
Adjunct Professor of Missions
B.A. Southeastern Bible College, 1982
M.Div. Grace Theological Seminary, 1987
D.Min. Dallas Theological Seminary, 2001
John has served as a field missionary in Dominica, Director of Field Ministries for Berean Mission, and as an associate and senior pastor in the U.S. He has taught and lectured in Dominica, Russia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. He is currently serving as Senior Pastor of Calvary Bible Church in Derry, N.H.
Rev. William Walters, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor of Ethics
B.A. Philadelphia Biblical University, 1996
M.Div. Bethel Seminary of the East, 2000
Will has a background in law enforcement in NJ, and has experience teaching and as a guidance counselor in public schools. He has been the Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Dexter for eight years, and is also currently working as a guidance counselor.