Undergraduate Faculty

The Undergraduate Faculty of ILT bring with them many years of ministerial experience, as well as educational and theological expertise. Many of our faculty have spend years as Lutheran parish pastors or Directors of Christian Education. Some of the faculty are published authors. Each is an expert in his or her field and is concerned with bringing students the best theological education and making it practical for their ministries and individual lives. 

Undergraduate Faculty

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Jacobson, Thomas Ph. D.

Instructor of Christian History

B.A. Augustana College (2002) 

M.Div. Luther Seminary (2006) 

Ph.D. Luther Seminary (2018) 


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Kwok, Eddie Ph. D.

Director of Contextual Education


B.Sc., University of Singapore (1980)

M.Div., Regent College, Vancouver (1986)

Ph.D., London School of Theology (2004)

Morton, Douglas

Instructor of Biblical Theology


B.A. Wartburg College (1974)

M.Div. Concordia Seminary (1979)

Patterson, David

Director of Information Services


B.A. Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle (1999)

C.P.S. Trinity Lutheran College (2000)

MLIS University of Washington (2002)

M.R. Institute of Lutheran Theology (2015)


Rasmussen, John

Instructor of Historical and Systematic Theology

Director of Military Chaplaincy

B.A. Luther College (1973)

M.Div. Luther Seminary (1978)

M.Th. Luther Seminary (2007)

Swenson, Timothy

Instructor of Pastoral Theology


M.Div. Luther Seminary (1990)

Undergraduate Faculty - Adjunct


Eidsmoe, John
Pastoral Theology- Apologetics 

B.A. St. Olaf College (1967) 
J.D. University of Iowa (1970) 
M.Div. Lutheran Brethren Seminary (1980) 
M.A.B.S. Dallas Theological Seminary (1980) 
D.Min. Oral Roberts University (1985) 
S.H.D. Emmanuel College of Christian Studies (2001) 


Flick, Seth 
Biblical Theology

B.A. Concordia University-Wisconsin (2003) 
M.Div. Concordia Seminary (2011)


Jamison, Mark 
Pastoral Theology

BA Luther College, 1972

M.Div Luther Seminary 1980


Sorenson, Constance 
Biblical Theology 

B.A. Cal State University, Fullerton (1988) 
M.A. Concordia University, CA (1998)





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