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Enrique Zone, Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Urban and Multicultural Programs
Professor of Ministry and Hispanic Church Leadership
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5653
Alternate: (626) 815-5441
Email: ezone@apu.edu
As associate dean for urban and multicultural programs in the Graduate School of Theology, Enrique Zone, Ed.D., equips Hispanic and urban church leaders to minister the Gospel in a culturally relevant way. In his position of leadership for the Graduate School of Theology, Zone draws on years of ministerial and administrative experience as a senior pastor, cabinet member, and Hispanic regional superintendent of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, and as executive director of Asociación Teológia Hispana. Zone has also authored numerous articles on church leadership, publishing in the Hispano Bulletin, Refleciones, and Connection.

Education

Ed.D., Institutional Management, Pepperdine University (1996)
M.Div., Azusa Pacific University (1985)
M.A., Missiology, Fuller Theological Seminary (1981)
M.A., New Testament Literature, Azusa Pacific University (1975)
B.A., Practical Theology, L.I.F.E. College (1974)

Credentials/Certifications
Ordained Minister, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Los Angeles, CA, 1974–present

Chaplain, Montebello Police Department, Montebello, CA, 1979–87

“Principles and Techniques of Fund Raising” certificate from The Fund Raising School, Indiana University, Center on Philanthropy, Indianapolis, IN, 1996

“Establishing a Development Program and Training Others in Fund Raising” certificate from The Fund Raising School, Indiana University, Center on Philanthropy, Indianapolis, IN, 1996

Departments

  • School of Theology
  • Azusa Pacific Seminary
    • Azusa Pacific Seminary

Expertise

  • Hispanic Religious Studies

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Publications
Translator team member La Biblia de las Américas, Spanish language version of the  New American Standard Version (NASV).  Lockman Foundation: La Habra, CA.

Editor Fundamentos de Teolog a Pentecostal,  Spanish version Foundations of Pentecostal Theology, by Guy P. Duffield and Nathaniel Van Cleave:  L.I.F.E. Bible College, San Dimas, California.

Professional Experience

Academic Experience
Associate Dean for International and Regional Centers, Haggard Graduate School of Theology, 2007-present

Executive Director of AHET (Associación Hispana para la Educacion Teologíca), Montebello, CA, 1998-present

Development Associate, Lilly Foundation Grant, Indianapolis, IN, 1996-98

Adjunct faculty and Director of Hispanic Programs, Azusa Pacific University %u2013 Haggard Graduate School of Theology, Azusa, CA, 1992-96

Ministerial/Para-church Experience
Hispanic Regional Superintendent of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Southern California District, La Crescenta, CA, 1998-present

Senior Pastor, Beverly Boulevard Foursquare Church, Montebello, CA, 1978-present

President/Founder, Facultad de Teología de la Iglesia Cuadrangular (Faculty of Theology of the Foursquare Church), 1977-present

Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Honors, Awards, Recognition
Academic Hall of Fame, Azusa Pacific University, August 2002

Teacher of the Year, Facultad de Teología de la Iglesia Cuadrangular, Montebello, CA June 1997.

Contextualization of Pentecostal Studies Award, Instituto Bíblico de Mendoza, Argentina, January 1996.

LEPS GST Award, Azusa Pacific University’s LEPS’s, Azusa, CA, May 2, 1995.

Certificate of Appreciation for Enhancing the Meaning and Goals of Hispanic Youth, Christian Education Department, Spanish Western Territory, Pentecostal Church of God, March, 1990.

Theological Education Ministry Award, Alianza Ministerial Evangélica, Sur de California, December 12, 1986.

Outstanding Hispanic Leadership Award, International Bible Institute, Los Angeles, CA June 23, 1985.

Teacher of the Year, Normal Bible Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1979.

Associations, Boards, Committees
Member, District Council of the Southern California District of Foursquare Churches, La Crescenta, CA, 1989-2003

Member, Ethics Committee, Southern California District of Foursquare Churches, La Crescenta, CA, 1985-2003

Member, AHET (Asociación Hispana para la Educación Teologíca), Montebello, CA, 1974-present

Development Officer, A.M.E.N. Nacional (Alianza de Ministerios Evangélicos Nacionales), City of Industry, CA, 1996-98

Board Member, A.M.E.N. - West (Alianza de Ministerios Evangélicos Nacionales), City of Industry, CA, 1993-98

Office Location

School of Theology
John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, Room 219, West Campus