Seminar Series Instructors
Matthew A. Price is the executive director of Stonebridge Institute, a non-profit learning and resource center for pastors, worship leaders, educators, and laypeople. Stonebridge sponsors Worshipedia.org an online library of thousands of worship related resources from hundreds of scholars, writers, artists, and denominational leaders. He was the vice president and publisher of Abbott-Martyn Press, an academic imprint that earned several nationally recognized awards for excellence; was an executive editor of Robert E. Webber's The Complete Library of Christian Worship; and is the author or coauthor of 12 books, including The Story of Christianity, a work that has been translated into seven languages and has sold more than 350,000 copies worldwide.
Heather Daugherty is the Director of the Center for Worship Arts at Trevecca. In addition to her administrative role in the Center, she teaches Introduction to Worship Arts and the Shape of Worship in the traditional undergraduate program. She also is a member of the Office of the Chaplain team which gives her the opportunity to regularly plan and lead worship services on campus. She works with students preparing for ministry and pastors throughout the southeast. Before coming to Trevecca, Heather served as the Associate Pastor at Wollaston Church of the Nazarene in Quincy, MA. She has a passion for designing worship that is faithful and formative, and helping her students live out their calling to lead others in worship through the arts. She lives in Nashville with her husband, Brad, and their two children, Ella & Alistair.
Brian Thomas is the Sr. Pastor of a vibrant, growing, bi-lingual church in Washington State. In addition to his current role as a Sr. Pastor he has served as a Chaplain and educational director in a rescue mission, lead trainings with the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, served 15 years as a youth pastor, was the director of an ACSI accredited Christian school, and the director of a Nazarene compassionate ministry center. He is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University where he earned a BA in education and became a state certified teacher; a graduate of Nazarene Theological Seminary where he earned his M. Div, and is a D. Min. graduate of Northern Seminary, where under the instruction of Robert E. Webber and David Fitch did work in the area of Worship Renewal in the Church of the Nazarene. He has a passion for worship, and helping God’s people to learn to worship well. He currently resides in the Vancouver, WA area with his wife Jean (also an ordained elder) and their four children.