Lynn Jost


 Lynn Jost

E-mailljost@mbseminary.edu
Address7600 Glover Road
langley, BC
Phone604-513-2133
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Acting President and Associate Professor of Old Testament, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary

B.A., Tabor College, 1976
M.Div., MB Biblical Theological Seminary, 1982
M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1995
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1996

Lynn was raised in the home of a Mennonite Brethren pastor in Kansas and South Dakota. In the middle of his seminary training in Fresno, Lynn and his wife Donna served for three years with MB Missions and Services Good News Corp (short-term mission) in Madrid, Spain, as part of a church planting team. After returning from Spain, Lynn finished his M.Div. degree at MBBS and served for a decade as a pastor in California and in Kansas. From 1990-2006 Lynn was professor of biblical studies at Tabor College. During that time he also worked with MBMSI YMI (Youth Mission International) in facilitating mission and discipleship through short-term missions.
Lynn served on the Board of Faith and Life (BFL) of the General Conference of MBs (US and Canada) and the US BFL from 1990-2002. He chaired the revision of the MB Confession of Faith (approved in 1999) and served on the International Committee of MB Confession of Faith Task Force which published an international confession in 2003. Presently, Lynn represents the US MB church at the Mennonite World Conference General Council.

Areas of Interest

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