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SQLSTATE[23000]: Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY' Dr. Cynthia James Speaks in Estes Chapel, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. - Connect

Dr. Cynthia James Speaks in Estes Chapel, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m.

Dr. Cynthia James, Ph. D., D.Min., serves as the Director of Education at The Potter’s House of Texas. She is a Christian Psychologist who initially completed graduate study at Rutgers University and, subsequently, a second Doctorate at United Theological Seminary. The combination of an emphasis in educational research psychology and pastoral care combine to provide a unique perspective on Scripture evident in her teaching.

Dr. James has held faculty positions with the University of Pittsburgh, Rutgers University Camden Campus, California State University- East Bay, Simpson College, and Allegheny Community College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has additionally served as the Earl Lecturer for the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California and completed additional study at Pacific School of Religion. Some of her most notable awards received are from the National Science Foundation Fellowship and the United States President’s Volunteer Action Award.

Dr. James has served as a church planter and senior pastor, and has provided training and support for over 2,000 congregations nationally in the areas of leadership development and congregational health. She has also published numerous books and articles. She and her husband, Alvin James planted a vibrant church, Landmark Ministries, in Oakland California, and launched multiple outreach and educational initiatives.

Dr. James joined the pastoral staff of the Potter’s House Church in Dallas, Texas in 2012 to provide leadership in areas of Spiritual Formation and Biblical Study. Along with a zeal for study, Dr. James and her husband share an enduring devotion to the Lord and take immeasurable delight in their three adult children.