Rick Bartlett, Fresno, Calif, was hired by Tabor College as the director of the Theological Education program. He also will work as an assistant professor of ministry and provide direction to the Christian Ministry undergraduate program and the newly created master’s offered in Entrepreneurial Ministry Leadership.
The graduate theological program, which Bartlett will be developing and implementing beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, was made possible with funding provided by the United States Mennonite Brethren conference.
Tabor College is participating with other Mennonite Brethren institutions of higher learning, provinding courses in Anabaptist history, theology, and principles.
Bartlett served as the lead Pastor at Bethany Church in Fresno. He also served as the Dean of Students and Director of Constituency Relations at the MB Biblical Seminary and as Director of Ministry Quest, while teaching at the Seminary and Fresno Pacific University.