Jeff Phillips, M.Div.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

(602) 489-5300
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M.Div., Phoenix Seminary
B.A., University of Arizona


After serving in Christian ministry for 12 years, including helping to plant churches in New Zealand and Florida, Jeff Phillips returned to Arizona to earn his Master of Divinity from Phoenix Seminary. After graduating, Phillips brought his passion for teaching to ACU, where he has taught Greek, Theology, Old Testament, New Testament, and various Bible intensive classes, and he continues to work in pastoral ministry. Phillips is married and has four children.


“JAMES 2:1—COMMAND OR QUESTION? An Examination of the Grammatical Ambiguity in Translating James 2:1, the Exegetical Significance of Each Translation Option, and the Context of the Passage as the Determining Factor in Translation” at Evangelical Theological Society Far West Region in 2014 (paper hosted online at


Graduated summa cum laude from Phoenix Seminary