Geneva College

 

 

Rev. Dr. Richard Noble

Office Phone: 724-847-6680
ranoble@geneva.edu
rich.noble@wuac.org

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Communications
  • Biblical Studies (at CUBM)

Degrees Received

  • Bachelor of Arts (Speech Communication), 1989, Geneva College
  • Master of Divinity, 1995, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Ministry (Missions & Cross-Cultural Studies), 2004, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Courses Taught

  • ACE 116 - Oral Communications in the Professions
  • ACE 127 - Media and Culture
  • COM 101 - Principles of Communication
  • COM 310 - Advanced Public Speaking
  • MIN 210 - Evangelism
  • MIN 219 - World Christian Movement
  • MIN 495 - Ministry Communication

CUBM Classes

  • BIB 303 - Old Testament Studies
  • BIB 310B - Survey of the Pauline Epistles
  • MIN 210 - Evangelism
  • MIN 213 - Global Missions in the Local Church
  • MIN 215 - Methods of Teaching the Bible
  • MIN 491 - Principles of Ethnic-Racial Reconciliation (co-creator and developer)

Presentation/Publications

   Presentations: 

  • “Coca-Cola Jesus”
  • “Moving Millennials to Missions”
  • “Living on Mission: Lifestyle or Program?”
  • “A Pastor’s Perspective of the Persecuted Church”
  • “Principles of Reconciliation”

   Publications:

  • “Virtual Reality”, Youthworker’s Encyclopedia (on WORDSearch CD-ROM, NavPress Software)
  • “Less Tourists, More Commitment: Helping the Church in Post-Communist Europe”, Expression magazine, March 1996
  • Recruiting a New Generation of Missionaries: Doing Missions with Older Millennials in the C&MA (2004)
  • AY Mission Training Manual (2005). "Getting Involved: Mali", Great Commission Connections, September 2006

Current Projects

  • Living on Mission: The Global Component of the Missional Lifestyle (2010) – This is a missions education book that will be published primarily as a resource for the Christian & Missionary Allinace. I am primary author, but am also editing some chapters being submitted by others. The book examines first the biblical-theological basis for missions and provides a brief history of missions. The second part is more practical, laying out ideas for year-round missions emphasis within the local church.

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Alliance Missions Network
  • National Network of Youth Ministries (NNYM)
  • NNYM Youth Missions Network
  • Pittsburgh Kids Network

Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.

  • One wife, four children
  • Pastor of Washington Union Alliance Church, New Castle, PA
  • Actively involved with missions mobilization and short-term missions ministry
  • Other teaching involvement:  Pennsylvania Bible Institute (Western PA of the C&MA); EvandeoskiTeoloskiFakultet (Osijek, Croatia)


 

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Upcoming Events
Apr23
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Apr23
Networking & Etiquette Dinner
Presidents Dining Room 5:00 p.m.

SUMMER CLASSES
Advance your degree through May@Geneva
Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
COMMUNITY
Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.
ALUMNI
Celebration Weekend for the classes of ’54 and ’64
Special events for 50- and 60-year alumni are planned to coincide with Commencement.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series IV: "A New, New Hope"
The final event in the series for the 2013-14 academic year will be on Apr. 23 at 7 p.m.
ARTS & CULTURE
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.