Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
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BA in English and secondary education, Ashland University
MA in biblical studies, Ashland Theological Seminary
ThM in biblical studies, Columbia Theological Seminary
Before coming to Southeastern, Professor Melissa Archer was an instructor for New Testament and Biblical Languages at Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tennessee. She also served as an adjunct instructor at Lee University. Prior to that, she taught Greek and New Testament at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Professor Archer has served with her husband, Kenneth J. Archer, as co-pastor of three churches as well as the college pastor at Woodward Church of God in Athens, Tennessee. She is an exhorter with the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Professor Archer is currently enrolled in a PhD program through Bangor University in Wales. Her dissertation is entitled ‘I Was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day’: A Pentecostal Engagement with Worship in the Apocalypse. She is a member of the Society for Biblical Literature as well as the Society for Pentecostal Studies.
Professor Archer teaches the following courses: Introduction to the Bible, New Testament Survey, Life of Christ, Introduction to Biblical Languages, Biblical Greek, and Pastoral Epistles.