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Daniel L. McNaughton

Barnett College of Ministry & Theology
Professor of Old Testament and Spiritual Formation


PHD in Old Testament, University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto
MATS in Old Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
BA in Biblical Studies, Evangel University


Dr. Daniel McNaughton began serving as a Professor of Old Testament and Spiritual Formation at Barnett College of Ministry and Theology in 2016. Before that, he served in various pastoral and teaching roles in the Northeast Region of the United States for over 30 years. He was the founder and lead pastor of Spring Valley Community Church (now Connection Church) in Royersford, Pennsylvania, where he served for 6 years (2005-2011).

He served as a trainer of church planters with the Church Multiplication Network of the Assemblies of God (2010-2011). He also served as a Church Ministries and Biblical Studies professor at the University of Valley Forge for over a decade (1995-2007). He is most passionate about discipleship.

He serves as a consultant and coach for Learning to Follow Ministries (2009-present), which helps leaders develop healthy, discipling, and multiplying churches. He is a co-author of Learning to Follow Jesus and The Spiritual Coaching Toolkit.

He completed his Ph.D. in Old Testament at the University of Toronto. The title of his dissertation was A Comparative Analysis of Three Greek and Hebrew Versions of 2 Samuel 21:1-14.

Dr. McNaughton has served as an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God since 1991. He has been married to his wife, Amy, since 1982. They have two adult children and grandchildren. He enjoys cycling, sports, reading, traveling, and Mexican food.