Howard Andersen, Ph. D.

Dr. Howard Andersen

Academic Dean
Professor of Biblical Languages


  • Ph.D., New Testament Studies, University of Manchester, 1969
  • B.D., Theological Studies, Northwest Baptist Theological College, 1966
  • B.Sc., Math and Physics, University of British Columbia, 1963


  • Contributed some 30 articles to The Zondervan Pictorial  Encyclopedia of the Bible.  6 volumes. Zondervan. Grand Rapids. 1975.
  •  Contributions  to various denominational magazines.

Courses Taught

  • Greek language and exegesis courses
  • Hebrew language and exegesis courses
  • Calculus courses for undergraduate business students
  • Statistics courses and seminars for undergraduate and graduate students in nursing, education and family therapy programs.


  • Dean, Northwest College and Seminary, 2013 – present
  • Academic Director, ACTS Seminary, 2016-2020
  • Interim Academic Dean, ACTS Seminary, 2004-2009
  • Adjunct Teaching, 1993-2013
  • Owner and President, Howard Anderson & Associates, Venture Capital Consulting Firm, 1982-1993
  • Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1979-1982
  • Northwest Baptist Theological College, 1969-1979
    • President, 1976-79
    • Dean, 1972-1976
    • Assistant Dean, 1969-1972


  • Issues in ancient languages, especially syntax, and issues in general and cultural hermeneutics; Also computer assisted language learning and exegesis.
  • Walking in nature; travelling, especially cruising; woodworking, something I’ve done all my life; reading in culture and politics.

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