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Phil Zarns

Associate Professor

Director, School of Global Studies

Departments: College of Church Leadership


  • Ph.D., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Intercultural Studies
  • M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • B.A., North Central University


Working together with AGWM and the Swedish Pentecostal Movement for over 15 years, Phil focuses on pioneering university & young adult work, encouraging new faith communities in all global contexts, and developing academic endeavors. He is married to Katja (’00 NCU alum.), partner in ministry and spouse of 20+ years. They have three children: Ben, Matilda, and Max. Phil takes long walks with his family, enjoys a strong cup of coffee with good conversation, and consistently fails to win while playing UNO with his family.