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Childers, Jana: - The Reverend Doctor Jana L. Childers, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Homiletics and Speech-Communication at San Francisco Theological Seminary, is a Presbyterian minister who served congregations in Kansas and New Jersey before joining the seminary faculty. She holds a B.A. from Wheaton College, an M.Div degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Interests in the arts, spirituality and worship supplement Jana's central and great love - preaching. She has appeared at churches and conferences across the country in the one-woman show Berries Red (1987-1997), produced the original musical Push Up the Sky (1997-1999) at the GTU and is currently working to bring Aimee!, a play about the life of Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, to the stage. She is the author of Performing the Word: Preaching as Theatre (Abingdon Press, 1998), Read More chevron_right