Dr. J. Paul Nyquist | College of Biblical Studies

Dr. J. Paul Nyquist

Vice President of DiscipleshipDr. Paul Nyquist


  • Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary (Systematic Theology)
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary (Systematic Theology)
  • B.S.A.S., University of Nebraska (Architectural Studies)


Dr. Nyquist serves as the vice president of discipleship.

Prior to coming to CBS, Dr. Nyquist served as president of Moody Bible Institute, president of Avant Ministries, Graduate Program dean and professor at The Bible Seminary, adjunct professor at Phoenix Seminary and Grace University, and senior pastor at two different churches in the Midwest.

Dr. Nyquist and his wife Cheryl have been blessed with four children (Natalie, Taylor, Carson, and Sawyer) and eight grandchildren.

Publications and Conference Presentations 

  • Is Justice Possible? The Elusive Pursuit of What is Right (Moody, 2017).
  • Prepare: Living your Faith in an Increasingly Hostile Culture (Moody, 2015).
  • The Post-Church Christian: Dealing with the Generational Baggage of our Faith (Moody, 2013). Co-authored with his son, Carson.
  • There is No Time: A Missionary Fable (Avant, 2007).