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English Department

Biblical Equipping for Excellence in Life and Service







“My own eyes are not enough for me, I will see through those of others.”

C.S. Lewis


The mission of the English Department is to produce graduates who can speak and write for various audiences and purposes with clarity, creativity, and sound research according to the Biblical worldview.


The English Department will produce graduates who are able to:

• Critically read and analyze a wide variety of literature in their historical and cultural contexts.
• Engage in an effective writing process and tailor writing/speaking for various audiences and
• Evaluate diverse literary perspectives according to the Biblical worldview.

• Develop and execute original research projects following appropriate and ethical practices.

    Mr. Thomas Crank

    Mr. Thomas Crank


    Department Chair of English, Assistant Professor of English

    Mr. Timothy Hange

    Mr. Timothy Hange


    TESOL Coordinator, Assistant Professor of English

    Mrs. Valerie Piercey

    Mrs. Valerie Piercey


    Director of Institutional Effectiveness; Assistant Professor of Education

    Job Opportunities:

    Author, Editor, Technical Writer, Copywriter, Journalist, Social Media Specialist,
    Email Marketing Specialist, Columnist, Blogger, Ghostwriter, Screenwriter, Speechwriting, Fundraising, Managing Writing Projects, Business Person, Lawyer

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    There is no Frigate like a Book
    To take us Lands away
    Nor any Coursers like a Page
    Of prancing Poetry –
    This Traverse may the poorest take
    Without oppress of Toll –
    How frugal is the Chariot
    That bears a Human soul.”
    ― Emily Dickinson

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