Aaron Smith, PhD


  • Marquette University, PhD
  • Bethel Seminary-San Diego, MDiv
  • California State University-San Diego, BA

Teaching Career

  • Adjunct Professor of Theology, United Lutheran Seminary
  • Associate Professor of Theology, Colorado Christian University
  • Affiliate Professor, Bethel Seminary-San Diego

Other Career Highlights

  • Ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Senior Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church in Chambersburg, PA
  • Detached-Site Vicar, Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Orrstown, PA
  • Youth Minister, La Mesa Presbyterian Church in La Mesa, CA


  • A Theology of the Third Article: Karl Barth and the Spirit of the Word
  • Numerous articles in professional journals, multi-author works, and dictionaries or encyclopedias