PhD’s, Seminarians, Scholars, Elders, and Pastors


Our faculty and academic advisors offer St. Justin's a strong and experienced theological, ecclesiological, and organizational perspective.

trained, seasoned, and passionate


Our professors come from a range of reformed denominations in an effort to offer students a robust and varied perspective on evangelical ecclesiological practice.

Dale Partridge
Prof. Preaching & Ecclesiology
Founder and President of and St. Justin's. Dale received his Graduate Studies Diploma from Western Theological Seminary and is now completing his M.Div at The Master's Seminary. He and His wife have three children.
Dr. Timothy Edwards
Prof. Hermeneutics & Exegesis
Timothy, a former lector at The Oxford Centre for Hebrew Studies, holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University and an M.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He and his wife have six children.
Dr. Robert Gladstone
Prof. Pastoral Development
Bob received his Ph.D. in New Testament from Logos Graduate School and His M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Wheaton. He's a house church planter and pastor in Charlotte, NC. He and his wife have five children.
Dr. Jason Barker
Prof. Discipleship & Church History
Jason received his D.Min from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Jason is an experienced pastor and theological educator. He serves as an adjunct educator at Colorado Christian University. He and his wife have four children.
Dr. Michael Lawyer
Prof. Biblical Counseling
Mike received his D.Min in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary and his M.Div from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Lawyer is a certified counselor by ACBC and has over 30 years of pastoral experience.
James Linton, Th.M
Prof. Liturgies and Sacraments
James received his Th.M from Dallas Theological Seminary and was ordained by the ACNA in 2012. He now pastors a small church in Salt Lake, Utah. He and his wife Illena have five children.
Reformation Seminary Advisors

Our advisors help St. Justin’s excel in theology, academics, and organizational practice.

Dr. Benjamin Merkle
Academic Advisor
Dr. Merkle earned his Ph.D. from Oxford University and is currently the President of New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. He and wife Bekah have five children.
Jeremy Vuolo
Academic Advisor
Formerly the lead pastor at Grace Community Church in Laredo, Texas, Jeremy serves at the Master's Seminary where he is also completing his M.Div. He and His wife Jinger have two children.
David Illgenfritz
Business Advisor
David holds a degree in both theology and business from Colorado Christian University and is also the President of a for-profit UAV company in San Diego, CA. He and his family live in Central Oregon.
David Benham
Business Advisor
David holds a degree in business from Liberty University and leads a successful real estate company with his twin brother. David is also a studied Bible teacher and pro-life activist. He and his wife have five children.