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
  • ACE 220 - Communication in Ministry
  • COM 101 - Principles of Communication
  • COM 111 - Introduction to Communication
  • COM 310 - Advanced Public Speaking
  • HRS 441 - Business and Interpersonal Communication
  • 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
  • “Making A Fresh Impact by Developing Russian Church Leaders”, Great Commission Connections, December 2012
  • On Mission (The Christian & Missionary Alliance, 2013)

Current Projects

  • Leadership development with church leaders in Russia

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

  • Alliance Missions Network
  • American Society of Missiology
  • 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); Simbirsk Missionary College (Ulyanovsk, Russia); Kuban Evangelical Christian University (Krasnodar, Russia)


 

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The B.S.B.A. and MBA programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
Red Cross presents Geneva the College of the Year Award
The campus community was honored for its support of the Red Cross Blood Program.
ATHLETICS
Super Fans bring back GT Victory Bell ring
The tradition was restored in honor of the volleyball win against Chatham.
ACADEMICS
Geneva leaps ahead in U.S. News 2015 Best College rankings
This year, Geneva climbs even higher in the Best Value, Best Regional College and Best Engineering lists.
STUDENT LIFE
Alexander Dining Hall completed
After a summer of renovation, the changes to Alexander Dining Hall are finished.
CAMPUSWIDE EVENTS
Academic Convocation officially opened the fall semester
First-year students were welcomed and faculty achievements were honored during the traditional ceremony.