Daniel Spross


Professor, Biblical Theology & Literature

B.A., 1971, Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., 1979, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
M.Div., 1981, Nazarene Theological Seminary
Ph.D., 1988, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Dan Spross, professor of biblical interpretation and theology, is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene. Prior to joining Trevecca’s faculty in 1988, he served as a denominationally endorsed chaplain in the VA medical system and as a pastor in California, Missouri, and Kentucky. A past director of Trevecca’s Graduate Religion Program, he currently teaches New Testament literature and theology courses, theology of holiness, and biblical exegesis. His writings have appeared in the Wesleyan Theological Journal and the Asbury Theological Journal and in the textbooks Discovering the New Testament and Discovering the Bible. At Trevecca he has earned the Faculty Member of the Year Award and the Academic Excellence in Teaching Award. Since 2000 he has served as the part-time pastor for a local congregation in the greater-Nashville area.  He lives along the banks of the Cumberland River in Nashville with his wife, Judy; they have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.