John C. Nugent is a Long Island native and Professor of Old Testament at his alma mater, Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, Michigan. His Ph.D. in theology is from Calvin Theological Seminary, and he holds additional graduate degrees from Duke Divinity School (Th.M.) and Emmanuel School of Religion (M.Div.).
John is the author of Endangered Gospel (Cascade 2016) and The Politics of Yahweh (Cascade Books, 2011); the editor of Radical Ecumenicity (ACU Press, 2010) and The End of Sacrifice (Herald Press, 2011); and the co-editor of Radical Christian Discipleship (Herald Press, 2012), Revolutionary Christian Citizenship (Herald Press, 2013), and Real Christian Fellowship (Herald Press, 2014).
John currently serves as the conference planner for the Ekklesia Project and the Assistant Editor of the Stone-Campbell Journal. He has published articles in books, academic journals, and popular level magazines in a wide variety of areas including Bible, theology, Christian ethics, cultural engagement, church planting, Yoder studies, and Stone-Campbellite history. John also heads up the Yoder Index project and regularly writes Bible lesson commentaries for Standard Publishing. Additional ministry experiences include youth ministry, associate ministry, camp directing, campus ministry, church planting, and house church ministry.
John and his wife Beth have been happily married since 1993. They have been blessed with three wonderful daughters: Alexia, Sierra, and Alissa. They are committed members of Delta Community Christian Church in Lansing, Michigan.