Daniel Lockwood

Multnomah President Daniel Lockwood

AddressMultnomah Biblical Seminary
8435 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97220

Multnomah President, Multnomah Biblical Seminary

A.B., Westmont College,
Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary.,

A native of Portland, Dr. Lockwood was educated at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, graduating with an A.B. in political science in 1970. He received his theological training at Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating with the Th.M. in 1976 and with the Ph.D. in 1982. He majored in systematic theology in both graduate programs.

While studying at Dallas, Dr. Lockwood joined the faculty as instructor in Christian Education (1977-79), concurrently serving as an interim pastor for Lewisville Congregational Church. He joined the Multnomah Bible College faculty in 1979 and became a member of the seminary faculty when Multnomah Biblical Theological Seminary was founded in 1987. In June 1990, he was appointed Dean of the Seminary, directing its efforts in achieving ATS accreditation. In June of 1997, the board of trustees appointed Dr. Lockwood as Multnomah’s fourth president.

Dr. Lockwood served on the Board of directors of the Association of Biblical Higher Education (2002-2006), two years as its vice-president and two as its president. He currently serves as a Director for the Oregon Independent Colleges Association and has led or participated on half a dozen accrediting teams for the Association of Theological Schools.

He and his wife, Jani, and have been married since 1972. They are the proud parents of one daughter, Elise, and the happy owners of Luke, their Golden Retriever, and their cats Brewster and Bradford.

Dan and Jani currently attend Lake Grove Presbyterian Church in Lake Oswego, Oregon. At previous churches, Dr. Lockwood served as deacon of adult education, as an elder, and as an associate pastor of adult education, teaching adult Bible classes. He frequently speaks at men’s retreats, family conferences, local churches, and in numerous venues on the West coast.

He enjoys downhill skiing, long-distance running, music (especially piano), and musical theatre (observing, not performing). He is a former alpine climber and holds a black belt in martial arts. He particularly is interested in performing magical illusions and other visual ways to present biblical truth. He has performed illusions semi-professionally for over thirty-five years.

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