Trevor Lloyd Grizzle

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Grizzle, Trevor Lloyd
Born 1947
Jamaica
Occupation Academic

Trevor Lloyd Grizzle (born December 25, 1947) is Professor of New Testament Studies at Oral Roberts University.

Trevor Grizzle was born in Jamaica on December 25, 1947. He converted to Christianity in 1964 in England. He was ordained in 1968 and was a missionary in Ghana.[1]

He earned his B.A. at Lee University in 1975, his M.Div. at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1978, and his Ph.D. at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984.


[H]e assumed the position of New Testament and Greek in the Graduate School of Theology and Missions at Oral Roberts University in 1982…. Conjointly with teaching at ORU, he has served as Associate Pastor of Care Fellowship Church of God in Tulsa for six years, but presently (in addition to teaching full-time) pastors Hope International Ministries, which he founded in March 2002.[1]

Contributions[edit]

Grizzle's capacity as professor at the charismatic Oral Roberts University clearly links him with the charismatic movement. He also disseminates his charismatic scholarship to lay audiences, such as at church conferences. His scholarly contribution to the field of Christian pneumatology is evident in his publications, for example: Church Aflame and his contributions to the The Spirit-filled Life Bible.[2] Another way in which his expertise is evident is his endorsements of publications oriented on the charismatic expression of Christianity.[3] Grizzle, furthermore, serves on the editorial board of Reconciliation, The Official Journal of the Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA). In short, Grizzle earned a reputation as notable academic within the charismatic Christianity.

Besides Grizzle's contributions in the field of pneumatology, he is also actively involved in the ongoing debate on racial and cultural division in religion.[4]

Teaching Awards[edit]

In 1991 and 1998, respectively, Dr. Grizzle was voted Outstanding Faculty of the Year by both the faculty and student body of the School of Theology, and nominated ORU Scholar of the Year in 2001.[1]

Ministry[edit]

In 1968 when he received ministerial credentials from the Church of God (Cleveland, TN).... [He] embark[ed] upon full-time missionary service in Ghana, West Africa.... Conjointly with teaching at ORU, he has served as Associate Pastor of Care Fellowship Church of God in Tulsa for six years, but presently (in addition to teaching full-time) pastors Hope International Ministries, which he founded in March 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Dr. Trevor Lloyd Grizzle". Oral Roberts' Faculty of the Graduate Theology Department. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Spirit Filled Life Student Bible Growing in the Power of the Word, New King James Version. Thomas Nelson Inc, 2005. Grizzle, Trevor. Church Aflame : An Exposition of Acts 1-12. Cleveland, Tenn.: Pathway Press, 2000.
  3. ^ Carson, D. The Doors of the Church Are Closed: Xulon Press, 2008 and Hyatt, E. L. 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity: Strang Book Group, 2002.
  4. ^ "The Language of Diversity : Restoration toward Peace and Unity." ed. Trevor Grizzle Mary Alice Trent, Andrew Lang and Elsa Rogers. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007. and Trent, M. A., T. Grizzle, and M. Sehorn. Religion, Culture, Curriculum, and Diversity in 21st Century America: Univ Pr of Amer, 2007.

Bibliography[edit]

  • "The Language of Diversity : Restoration toward Peace and Unity." ed. Trevor Grizzle Mary Alice Trent, Andrew Lang and Elsa Rogers. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
  • Trent, M. A., T. Grizzle, and M. Sehorn. Religion, Culture, Curriculum, and Diversity in 21st Century America: Univ Pr of Amer, 2007.
  • Grizzle, Trevor. Church Aflame : An Exposition of Acts 1-12. Cleveland, Tenn.: Pathway Press, 2000.
  • Grizzle, Trevor Lloyd "Jesus' Concept of Liberation as Reflected in the Gospel of John." Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1984.