Dr. Cary Balzer

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Dr. Cary  Balzer

Dr. Cary Balzer

Professor of Biblical Studies

Ph. D., University of Manchester, England
M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary
M.A., University of Manchester, England
B.A., Seattle Pacific University


Dr. Cary Balzer enjoys traveling abroad with his wife (Tracy, Director of Christian Formation) and JBU students. Together and with other faculty they have led numerous JBU study abroad and mission trips to the UK.  They have two daughters,  Kelsey and Langley, both JBU grads; two sons-in law; and one baby granddaughter.

Dr. Balzer is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a Communication degree. He received a Masters of Divinity Degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and Masters of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy in Theology from the University of Manchester, England. His first book, The Devotional Wesley, was published in 2009, and along with Rod Reed (University Chaplain) co-authored Building a Culture of Faith in 2012. Dr. Balzer currently serves as Professor of Theology.