Oklahoma Baptist University

Welcome to the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry.

Our Mission

The mission of the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry is to promote the intellectual and spiritual development of Oklahoma Baptist University students through a rigorous engagement with the classical disciplines of religion and philosophy as well as the applied disciplines of Christian ministry, all within the context of OBU's liberal arts curriculum. To achieve this purpose, the College of Theology and Ministry cooperates with the various academic departments of the University by offering introductory courses in Biblical studies and philosophy in the General Education program as well as a wide range of major emphases in Religion, Philosophy, and Applied Ministry leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Majors and Minors



  • Apologetics
  • Applied Ministry
  • Bible
  • Biblical Languages
  • Children's Ministry
  • Cross-Cultural Ministry
  • Educational Ministry
  • Historical Theology
  • Orality Studies
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Youth Ministry
  • Church Recreation
Theology and Ministry Faculty
Dr. Tawa AndersonPhilosophy
Dr. Matthew Arbo
Dr. Alan BandyReligion
Dr. Bruce CarltonApplied Ministry
Dr. Kevin HallReligion
Dr. Galen Jones
Dr. Bobby KellyReligion
Dr. Mark McClellanDean/Religion
Dr. Warren McWilliamsReligion
Dr. Ishwaran MudliarReligion
Dr. Scott PaceApplied Ministry
Dr. Randy RidenourPhilosophy
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