Curtis Whiteley holds an Associate of Science degree in Marketing from Tulsa Community College, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Northeastern State University, in Broken Arrow, Okla. Curtis next pursued a Master in Ministry from Temple Baptist Seminary in Chattanooga, Tenn., and continued his studies at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master of Divinity in Theological Studies. He is currently set to continue his education at Oklahoma State University, where he plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.
Upon graduating with his undergraduate degree, Curtis followed the call to teach and became in involved with public education. He obtained his Oklahoma teaching certification and is a high school history instructor, teaching AP World History and an elective class that focuses on the influence and impact of the biblical narrative on the development of Western civilization.
Curtis is also very active in his local church, the Tulsa Church of God (TCoG), in Tulsa, Okla. He is a regular speaker at TCoG, presenting split and occasional sermons, plus offering an occasional seminar on various topics. Curtis is very passionate about making theological education available to a wider audience, especially those within local churches.
Research Interests: Second Temple Judaism/Christian Origins, especially how the New Testament writers saw themselves in light of their Hebraic heritage; the Quest of the Historical Jesus; and biblical hermeneutics.
Curtis resides in Bixby, Okla., with his wife, Katy, to whom he has been married for five years, and their two children, Asher (4) and Addison (2), and their dog Belle.