Dr. Carla Sunberg (Commencement) |
Dr. Chuck Sunberg (Baccalaureate)
Dr. Carla Sunberg
was elected as the tenth president of Nazarene Theological Seminary on January 3, 2014. She is the first woman president in the school's history and was elected on the first ballot.
Dr. Sunberg is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. She spent 13 years with her husband, Dr. Charles Sunberg, serving as a missionary in the former Soviet Union.
She served as director of compassionate ministries as well as director of theological education while in the Soviet Union.
The son of a preacher,
Dr. Charles Sunberg
received his own call
to preach during his childhood in
Indiana and reaffirmed his call as a
student at Olivet Nazarene University.
Chuck graduated with his bachelor's
degree from Olivet in 1978 and went on
to earn his Master of Divinity from
Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Chuck met and married Carla (Johnson) in
Kansas City while he was attending
Nazarene Theological Seminary, and she
soon joined him in ministry by working
as a nurse in the areas of corporate and
home health. More