Dr. A. J. Swoboda is a professor, author, and pastor of Theophilus in urban Portland, Oregon. He teaches theology, Bible, pastoral studies, and Christian history at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Fuller Seminary, and a number of other universities and Bible colleges.
Previous to this, A.J. served as a campus pastor at the University of Oregon. His doctoral research at the University of Birmingham (U.K.) explored the never-ending relationship between the Holy Spirit and ecology. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the Society for Pentecostal Studies. A.J. is the author of A Glorious Dark (Baker) and Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology (Baker Academic), among other books.