Wendell K. Babcock, PhD Legacy Professor

Education:

  • World Literary Academy, literary doctorate
  • World University, PhD in Sacred Culture
  • Columbia Pacific College, MA and PhD
  • Bob Jones University, BA

Teaching Career:

  • Professor of Music and Bible, Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music (now Cornerstone University) (1955-1996) – taught more than 50 different courses
  • Department Chairman, Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music (English, Bible, and Music departments)
  • Alumnus of the Year Award, Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music (1975)
  • Adjunct Professor, Reformed Bible College
  • Taught courses at Free Will Baptist College (1953-1954)

Other Career Highlights:

  • Nominated for a Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001
  • Named one of the 500 Greatest Geniuses of the 21st Century by the American Biographical Institute
  • Writer of church hymns, organ player, and provider of piano lessons at Wealthy Park Baptist Church
  • Ordained minister who pastored several churches in South Carolina, Tennessee, and Michigan
  • Ministered in 49 states, as well as internationally in Africa, Canada, Honduras, Israel, Mexico, Tanzania, various Caribbean islands, and the United Kingdom
  • Recording artist for Zondervan
  • Traveled with music groups on more than 75 tours around the world
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Education
  • Participated in various poetry readings across the globe including prestigious events in India and at St. John’s College’s Convention Center for World Arts and Culture at Cambridge University
  • Fluent in six languages (English, French, Greek, Latin, Navajo, and Spanish), with extensive work among the Navajo Indians

Publications:

  • Wrote more than 400 songs, 1,700 poems, and over a dozen books
  • Books include The Church in Crisis, Senior Moments, and A Contemporary Analysis of the Book of Acts
  • In 1995 the International Poets Academy dedicated a volume to Dr. Babcock’s life-long achievement and contributions to poetry.

Courses Taught

The Book of Acts