Dr. Timothy L. Anderson

Professor of Theology




  • B.S. California State University at Hayward (CSU East Bay)
  • M.Div. The Master’s Seminary
  • Th.M. Grace Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School


Dr. Anderson has taught theology at Corban for 30 years. He also works with the Corban School of Ministry’s ongoing pastoral training ministry in Cameroon, West Africa, and co-leads study tours to Israel and Egypt with Dr. Greg Trull.

Dr. Anderson has served in his local church and region, as well as internationally in Russia and Great Britain, preaching, teaching, worship-leading, and counseling. He has had articles published in The Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, and has been involved at various levels with the Evangelical Theological Society. He recently published the book Into His Presence: A Theology of Intimacy with God (Kregel Publications, 2019).

Publications and Conference Presentations

“Why We Cheat: Toward a Christian Response” -Christian Thought Leaders Blog, Corban University. Mar. 16, 2015.

“Intimacy with God: How Scriptural Themes and Parameters Should Shape Our Pursuit” – presented at the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Nov. 17, 2006.

“True Love or Consequences: The 1 Corinthians 16:22 Anathema as Prescription” – presented at the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Nov. 19, 2004.

“The Galatians Anathemas as Prescription against Teaching a False Gospel” – presented at the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Nov. 20, 2003.

“Is God Ambiguous? Relational Evil and Good Reconciliation in Genesis 50:15-21” – presented at the Evangelical Theological Society regional meeting at Northwest Baptist Seminary, Tacoma, Washington. Mar. 1, 2003.

“What Must I Do to Be Saved, Father Dulles? The Soteriology of Avery Dulles, S.J.” -presented at the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in Santa Clara, California. Nov. 21, 1997.


Tim and his wonderful wife Barbara have four amazing children: David, Jonathan, Emily, and Stephen. Their three oldest have all graduated from Corban, and their youngest is now a student there, through Western Seminary.

Why Corban

“Great students, fantastic colleagues, supportive administrators, endless opportunities . . . What better place is there to help inspire and train Christian students to more effectively and passionately advance the gracious rule of the Lord Jesus Christ in the minds and hearts of this dark world?”