Glen G. Scorgie is professor emeritus of theology at Bethel Seminary of Bethel University. He served as professor of theology at Bethel Seminary San Diego from 1996 to 2022. Previously he was academic vice-president of North American Baptist College in Edmonton, Alberta. He studied at Canadian Bible College (B.Th.), Wheaton Graduate School (M.A.) and Regent College (M.C.S.), and earned his Ph.D. in ecclesiastical history from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.
He is currently a licensed minister of the Baptist General Conference, an irenic evangelical denomination with a Pietistic Swedish heritage. For over two decades he has also been involved in the ministries of Chinese Bible Church of San Diego, and has spoken and lectured in Asia in such places as the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.
He is a past president of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, as well as of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association. Professor Scorgie’s regular seminary teaching is in systematic theology and ethics, plus courses in historical theology, Christian spirituality, world religions, apologetics and movie theology. His publications include A Call for Continuity: The Theological Contribution of James Orr (reprinted, 2004); (co-editor) The Challenge of Bible Translation (2003); The Journey Back to Eden: The Creator’s Design for Women and Men (2005); A Little Guide to Christian Spirituality (2007); and (gen. ed.) Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (2011). His current research interests include gender, ecology, Christianity’s global mission, and theologically-informed approaches to Christian spirituality.
He currently serves as an adjunct professor of theology at Pacific Theological Seminary in San Diego. He preaches regularly in churches, and conducts retreats. His wife Kate is a retired professor of graduate education at Azusa Pacific University. They have three young-adult daughters, two sons-in-law, and six grandchildren.