• Academics

  • Philip Bence

    Adjunct Professor of Christian Ministry 

    Ministerial and Professional Background 

    Phil teaches for The Wesleyan Church’s FLAME program several weeks a year, and online all year for several undergrad and graduate programs. He served six years as professor at Kingsley College in Melbourne, Australia, and has taught as an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, Seattle, Wash.; Indiana Wesleyan University; Seattle Pacific University; Bakke Graduate University; and Houghton College. Dr. Bence has also pastored United Methodist and Wesleyan churches in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

    Personal Information 

    Phil Bence is a husband, father, and grandfather living near Boise, Idaho.


    The Wesleyan Church, 1983, Northwest


    B.A., Humanities, Houghton College
    M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary
    Ph.D., Practical Theology on Theology and Homiletics, St. Mary’s College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland