First Baptist Church Of La Crosse, Wisconsin












Biography

Background Information on
Reverend Dr. Timothy Ashley

Dr. Timothy R. Ashley was born into an American Baptist minister's home. He earned a BA degree in literature from the University of Sioux Falls, an MA in Hebrew and Old Testament from the American Baptist Seminary of the West, and a Ph.D. in Hebrew and Old Testament from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Dr. Ashley has experience as a minister and a teacher in the United States and Canada. He served as an American Baptist minister in South Dakota and Colorado before moving to Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1982. In Canada Dr. Ashley was Professor of Biblical Studies in the Faculty of Theology of Acadia University for over twenty years. During this time Dr. Ashley also served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Theology, and Acting Principal of Acadia Divinity College. Since May of 2003 Dr. Ashley has been the minister of the First Baptist Church of La Crosse.

In addition to many articles and book reviews, Dr. Ashley has co-written several sets of Sunday School Curriculum for Judson Press (the most recent in Fall 2004) with his wife, the Reverend Maxine Ashley. He is also the author of a commentary on The Book of Numbers (Eerdmans, 1993), and co-edited a book of essays, You Shall Be My Witnesses (Mercer, 2003).

Dr. Ashley is married to Reverend Maxine Ashley, who was born on a farm in Iowa and grew up there. She has been a public school teacher in Minnesota and Iowa, as well as a minister of Christian Education in Canada, and a teacher of Christian Education at Acadia Divinity College. For fifteen years she served there as the Dean of Students. She now serves on the staff of the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin, and as the chaplain at Onalaska Care Center.

Rev. Dr. Timothy Ashley

 

Rev. Maxine Ashley


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