Donald Guthrie grew up near Pittsburgh, PA in a family that is grateful for a multi-generation legacy of God’s grace. He has enjoyed serving as a ruling elder in several local churches over the past twenty-five years. In these churches, Donald has regularly taught adult education classes, served on committees, trained teachers, and lead small groups. He has served on the PCA’s Reformed University Ministries permanent committee and currently serves on the PCA’s Christian Education permanent committee. Donald is a frequent teacher at conferences and retreats, often addressing cultural trends, intergenerational ministry, calling and vocation, and adult learning. Donald and Mary have two young adult children, Ben and Erin.
Donald currently serves as Professor of Educational Ministries at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has earned an Ed.D. from the University of Georgia, an M.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a B.A. from Grove City College. Prior to joining the TEDS faculty, Donald worked in campus ministry for twelve years with the Coalition for Christian Outreach and served on the faculty of Covenant Theological Seminary. During his fifteen years at Covenant, he directed the Field Education, Doctor of Ministry, and Distance Learning programs and also served as Vice President for Academics.