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  • Lesson 3 for the week of October 9 to October 16

The Everlasting Covenant

Relevant Verses: Deuteronomy 5; 26:16–19 Theme: Promise and Responsibility Leading Question: Why is keeping a promise important? The book of Deuteronomy makes repeated reference to the word “covenant.” It appears no less than twenty-seven times.…Read more
  • Lesson 1 for the week of September 25 to October 2

Preamble to Deuteronomy

Relevant Verses: Exodus 19:4-8 Theme: Loyalty as a Response to God’s Love Leading Question: Freedom and Order: Can They Coexist? Deuteronomy is arguably the most influential book of the Old Testament. It brings the Pentateuch…Read more


    Alden Thompson

    Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Walla Walla University
    Alden Thompson is currently professor of Biblical Studies at Walla Walla University. He has been a faculty member at WWC since 1970. From 1972 to 1974, he was on college-sponsored doctoral study leave at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In 1980-81 he was an exchange teacher at Marienhöhe Seminary in Darmstadt, Germany. After serving as WWC academic vice president for four years (1986-90), he returned to full-time teaching in the School of Theology. He retired in 2009, but continued to teach part time until he fully retired on June 30, 2020.
    David Thomas

      Dave Thomas

      (BA, Atlantic Union College; MDiv, Andrews University; DMin, Andrews University) David Thomas is Professor of Practical Theology & Apologetics. He has been a member of the faculty at WWU since the summer of 2001. He served as Dean of the School of Theology for seventeen years (2001-2018). He is now focused on full-time teaching and writing. Prior to joining the faculty, Thomas spent some 24 years in pastoral work in New England, and in Washington. His pastoral experience ranges from multiple church districts to large, multi-staff churches. While pastoring in the east, he taught as an adjunct professor at Atlantic Union College for six years. He has served on many administrative committees at conference, union, and institutional levels. He has been a member of the Walla Walla College Board of Trustees.
      Phil Muthersbaugh

        Phil Muthersbaugh

        Experienced Minister/Teacher/Mental Health Counselor with a demonstrated history of working in denominational and higher education industries. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Discipleship, Pastoral and Mental Health Counseling, Volunteer Management, and Public Speaking. Strong professional skills with a Doctor of Ministry focused on psychosocial studies in Youth Ministry from Andrews University.

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