Dr. Michael Andres Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies; Department Chair


Ph.D., Kings College, University of London
M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary
B.A., Arizona State University

VPH 115B

Dr. Andres teaches theology, Christian witness, Christian community development, and Calvin and Calvinism. He has research interests in Christian community development, the theology and practice of holistic Christian witness, the authentication of revelation, and the ethics and theology of consumerism. He serves on the rural/small town committee for the Christian Community Development Association and previously served six years on the Commission on Theology for the Reformed Church in America.

“Apologetics in an Age of Authenticity,” Rochester L’Abri Conference – Rochester, MN (February 2016)

“Redeeming the Bound & Reconciling the Separated: Theology and Practice” at Christian Community Development Association National Conference – Raleigh-Durham, NC (September 2014) with Rahn Franklin

“Between Two Gardens: An Organic Salvation for Community Development from the Biblical Narrative,” in 'Mobilizing for the Common Good: The Lived Theology of John M. Perkins', ed.s Charles Marsh, Peter Slade, and Peter Goodwin Heltzel (University Press of Mississippi, 2013).

"Consumer Theology and the Roots of Environmental Degradation" at Annual Meeting of Evangelical Theological Society - Milwaukee, WI (November 2012).

“Models for Justice and Evangelism in Christian Witness” at Annual Meeting of Evangelical Theological Society – San Francisco, CA (November 2011).

"Christian Community Development and the Both-And Gospel: Introducing the Whole Gospel through Evangelism and Social Justice” at Annual Meeting of Evangelical Theological Society – New Orleans, LA (November 2009).

“Aslan, Babbette, and the Dark Knight Together: Response to ‘A Discussion on the Atonement,’” Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought (April 2009).

“Kaufman vs. Marx?: Alienation, Re-presentation, and the Commodification of Theology” – American Academy of Religion Regional Meeting, St. Paul, Minnesota (March 2009)

“The Filled Hungry and Empty Rich,” Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought (December 2008).

“Will Evangelicals Teach Them Economic Obedience or Consumer Theology?” Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture (Summer 2008).

Visiting Lecturer, University of Surrey Roehampton, London, England

Lecturer, Monkfield College, Lincolnshire, England

American Academy of Religion

Christian Community Development Association

Evangelical Theological Society

Marvin and Jerene DeWitt Endowed Religion Professorship

Northwestern Scholarship Grant

Lilly Faculty Fellows Grant

British and Foreign Bible Society Research Grant