Rev. Seth J. Nelson (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is the Dean of Erskine Theological Seminary and serves as Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Educational Leadership. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), having previously served for ten years in two local congregations. He loves to teach and pastor (new and developing) pastors, by exploring together how to facilitate the formation of Kingdom-hearted, gospel-loving disciples of Jesus Christ. His doctoral research explored how seminary faculty serve as facilitators of their student’s whole-person transformation toward maturity in Christ. Seth lives in Greenville with his wife, Heather, and their twin daughters, Lucia and Alethia.