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Mark Quanstrom

Dean of Faculty; Director of Center for Theological Integrity


Rev. Mark Quanstrom, Ph.D., is the Dean of the Faculty and Director for the Center of Theological Integrity at Northern Seminary in Lisle, IL.

He has been the Senior Pastor of College Church of the Nazarene University Avenue since 2009. Prior to College Church, he was the Senior Pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Belleville, IL, for 23 years.

Mark was a professor of Theology at Olivet Nazarene University from 2005 to 2015 and Dean of the School of Theology from 2015 to 2021. He held the Cowles-Dykehouse Chair for Wesleyan-Arminian studies at ONU’s Center for Theological Leadership. He received his PhD in Historical Theology from St. Louis University and is the author of Century of Holiness Theology and From Grace to Grace: The Transforming Power of Holiness. Mark is married and has three sons and daughters-in-law and nine grandchildren.

Mark is co-host of The Pastor’s Table podcast with Tara Beth Leach.

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Areas of Expertise

  • American-Holiness Movement
  • Pastoral Theology


St. Louis University, 2000

PhD, Historical Theology

Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1982


Olivet Nazarene University, 1977​​

BA, Philosophy and Religion


Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Wesleyan Theological Society

Courses Taught

  • Pastoral Care and Counseling

Books & Resources

  • A Century of Holiness Theology (Beacon Hill Press, 2004)
  • From Grace to Grace (Beacon Hill Press, 2011)
  • “Steward of Worship” in The Pastor as Theological Steward (The Foundry, 2022)
  • Podcast: The Pastor’s Table, co-host Tara Beth Leach