Walter C. Turner, M.Div

ASSOCIATE Chair, Undergraduate Department of Religious Studies

Professor Walter C. Turner has been an instructor at Beulah Heights University since the Summer Semester 1999. He is married to Margaret Gray Turner and they have two children, Claire Elizabeth and Christopher Gray. Margaret is Minister of Music and Arts at the Restoration Church of God in Alpharetta, Georgia where she has been serving since June, 2002. 

Claire is married to Andy McMahan. She is a graduate of Lee University, and teaches Second grade in the Cleveland City Schools. Andy is also a teacher, teaching at Bradley County High School.  Claire and Andy have one child, Caitlin Elizabeth, born last year. 

Chris is a graduate of Woodland High School in Bartow County, where they live. He is a talented guitarist. He has attended North Metro Tech. His desire is to study in the EMT program.

In February, 2005, Professor Turner was appointed Chair of the Department of Bible and Theology here at Beulah Heights. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Geology, and he has a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. His desire is to enroll soon in a doctoral program in Historical Theology.

Professor Turner has served in pastoral ministry in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.  He has also traveled, preached, and taught internationally in Ghana, West Africa, Mexico, Israel, Athens, Greece, and Istanbul and Selcuk (modern day Ephesus), Turkey.  He has written a study on the Kings Of Israel.  He is an Ordained Teaching Elder in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, and serves on numerous presbytery and general church committees.  He was elected to Who’s Who among America’s Teachers in 2006. 

His greatest love is teaching and interacting with his students.  He feels God has placed him just where he is supposed to be in this day and hour! He is excited to be a part of Beulah Heights University in this, its greatest year!


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