Dr. Alan Bandy, Rowena R. Strickland associate professor of New Testament, addressed the OBU community Wednesday, Sept. 16, during the 10 a.m. chapel service in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. Bandy spoke on the book of Habakkuk, keeping with this year's chapel theme, "The Minor Prophets: Twelve Contemporary Messages from the Living Text of the Old Testament."
Bandy joined the College of Theology and Ministry faculty in the fall of 2009. Before arriving at OBU, he served as assistant director of Ph.D. studies for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Actively involved in church ministry since 1992, he has held positions including senior pastor, associate pastor and student pastor in churches in North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky. He has spoken and presented papers at numerous academic and ministry conferences. He is currently serving as interim pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Norman, Oklahoma.