Dr. Patrick Blewett was hired as dean of A.W. Tozer Theological Seminary in August 2013. He served most recently on the pastoral staff at Westside Church in Omaha, Neb. In addition to serving in pastoral positions throughout the U.S., Dr. Blewett has served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Columbia International University (South Carolina); academic vice president and dean of the faculty at Grace University; and dean of Grace College of the Bible in Omaha.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Montana Institute of the Bible; a master of arts in church education, master of divinity and doctorate of ministry from Western Seminary in Portland, Ore.; and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Idaho.
Dr. Blewett is also engaged in international theological education currently serving as chairman of the board for a global south higher education mentoring organization known as "Synseis Alliance International." He has also worked with leadership and taught at the Academy for World Mission near Stuttgart, Germany and has participated at Jerusalem University College.