Part Time Faculty

Joel Dover has been a Biblical Studies Instructor in the Master’s programs at CCU since 2015. He is a Calvary Chapel Senior Pastor in Newnan GA, a church plant that began as a Bible and prayer meeting in a local home in 2014. Joel was called to vocational ministry in 1999, and has served churches in North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. Joel has a D.Min from Luther Rice Seminary where he graduated with academic honors, an M.A.R. and M.Div from Liberty Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina @ Wilmington where he majored in both Theater and Communications.  

Joel is married to his college sweetheart, and has three children. When not teaching at CCU or serving the Fellowship at Calvary Chapel Newnan, Joel enjoys playing the guitar, woodworking, and the outdoors. 

Joel approaches his classes at CCU with a Pastor’s heart. It is his intent in each course to help equip students who will become Associate Pastors, Senior Pastors, Chaplains, and Missionaries, fully equipped to the do the work of the Lord, distinctively Calvary Chapel, and with a rich dependence upon the Holy Spirit.