Faculty

Wil Hernandez, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies

Phone: 626-318-6696
Email: wil@nouwenlegacy.com
Office: 595 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 431, Pasadena, CA 91101

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Practical Theology/Spirituality, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Th.M., Counseling Ministry, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Diploma, Christian Counseling, Alliance Biblical Seminary
  • BFA, Advertising Design, University of the Philippines
  • CFA, Visual Communications, University of the Philippines

CREDENTIALS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Spiritual Director

CAREER HISTORY:

  • Spring Arbor University: Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality, 2011- present
  • The Leadership Institute: Director of Postmodern Missions, 2006-2011
  • Philippine Campus Crusade for Christ: Staff, 1977-1995

COURSES:

  • MIN 6215 – Integrating the Inward, Outward, and Upward
  • MIN 5114 – Spiritual Formation of the Emerging Leader

KEY AWARDS/AFFILIATIONS:

  • Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality (American Academy of Religion)
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Henri Nouwen Society
  • American Association of Christian Counselors

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • Spirituality
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Integration of Spiritual Formation with Leadership Development

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Imperfection (Paulist Press, 2006)
  • Henri Nouwen and Soul Care: A Ministry of Integration (Paulist Press, 2008)
  • Henri Nouwen and Spiritual Polarities: A Life of Tension (Paulist Press, 2012)
  • “Soul,” “Care of Souls,” and “Perfectionism,” in Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing, 2011)
  • “Henri Nouwen as Evangelical Mystic,” Conversations Journal: A Forum for Authentic Transformation (Spring 2008)
  • “Wrestling in Community,” in Rhythm & Fire: Experiencing the Holy in Community and Solitude, eds. Jerry Haas & Cynthia Langston Kirk(Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books, 2008).
  • “Prayer” and “Imitation of Christ,” in Global Dictionary of Theology, eds. William A. Dyrness and Veli-Matti Karkkainen (Downers Grove, IL:IVP Academic, 2008)

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:
Wil has conducted numerous lectures, seminars, workshops, and retreats focusing on the spirituality of Henri Nouwen all across the U.S. and abroad.

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:
Reading all sorts of books and magazines, guitar playing, sketching, and spiritual retreats

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:
Philippians 3:12

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