Meet Our Team

John Lepera, ThD

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Arts & Sciences, Bible & Theology

Office Location: Philadelphia

Professor in Arts & Sciences and Bible & Theology Departments at LBC.
Professor at Geneva College/CUTS
Professor/Dir. of Admissions/Dir. of the Undergraduate Program/Academic Committee Member – Faith Theological Seminary
Interim Pastor – Hope Chapel
Ordained and Licensed – American Presbyterian Church, Inc., and the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Co-Owner – University Business Machines
National Product Marketing Manager – Texas Instruments
Rocket Scientist – TRW/Northrup
Graduate Assistant – BSU

Hobbies: Ballroom/Latin dancing, world-wide travel, scuba, sword collecting/fighting, bong sul, golf, and weight lifting.

Advice: It takes an ongoing, sincere relationship to convert someone and make a disciple. Don’t assume what someone believes, ask them what they believe.


ThD, Practical Theology, Faith Theological Seminary
MDiv, Traditional Pastoral Training, Faith Theological Seminary
MA, Biblical Literature/Christian Education, Faith Theological Seminary
MS, Physics and Structural Geology, Ball State University
BS, Teaching Physics and Mathematics, Ball State University and Purdue University

Master’s Thesis: Development and Application of a Radiometric Dating Laboratory
Member: Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honorary

Courses Taught:

THE 105 Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies (Prolegomena)
BIB 103 Creation and Covenants (Pentateuch)
PHI 01 Introduction to Philosophy
SCI 251/171 Scientific Disciplines
MAT 212/102 An Everyday Mathematics

Publications/Creative Works:

Indiana Academy of Science, “Dating of Muncie Peat Bogs, Post Glacial Ice Age”

Biblical Greek and Hebrew Tools
Concise College Math, An Introduction
Enter Holy Spirit
Personality Types Digest
Christian TEA Party (Tough Evangelical Activist), A Contend Theology
A.C.T.S. Opening Worship Centers and House Churches for Apartment, Condo, Trailer, and Street

Awards & Honors:

President BSU Chapter Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honorary
Outstanding Physics Student Award, Junior year
National Science Foundation Grant in Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Spectroscopy
Jr. Golf Club Champion, senior HS year
Two Time National 3rd Place 9-Dance Medalist, US Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association/USA DanceSport
Numerous Hewlett-Packard, Compaq, Epson, and Texas Instruments Sales Awards


Ephesians 4:14,15 That we may no longer be infants, tossed about by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, by the trickery of people, by craftiness with reference to the scheming of deceit. Speaking the truth in love.