Rob Muthiah, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ministry

Phone: (626) 815-5464
Alternate: (626) 815-5441
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Rob Muthiah, Ph.D., focuses his teaching and research on the nature of the church, its ministry, and our cultural context, and has a particular interest in how these themes shape congregational leadership. He has served as a pastor for nine years, is an active member of his local church, and has a heart for peace, justice, and multicultural issues. He is also the author of The Sabbath Experiment: Spiritual Formation for Living in a Non-Stop World (Cascade Books, 2016), and you can view videos related to the book at his blog.


  • Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Taylor University

Academic Area

  • Azusa Pacific Seminary


  • Nature of the Church and Implications for Pastoral Leadership