Life Together Committed to One Another Heather Bryant enters her fourth year as the Ladies Apartment Resident Director. Her joy is to see every student succeed in and outside the classroom. She is committed to creating a residential atmosphere that offers holistic development and fun! Heather holds a B.A. degree in Political Science and Theology & Ministry from Southern Nazarene University; a M.Div. Degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary; and is currently working on a M.B.A. from Trevecca Nazarene University. Heather is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Previously, she served as a faculty member at European Nazarene University in Germany. While at Trevecca, Heather has served on number of committees, special projects, and Trevecca Around the Globe (T.A.G.) trips. She has also served as the Coordinator of Residence Life, Coordinator for Spiritual Formation, and currently serves as the Liaison to the Office of Chaplain.
Heather Daugherty serves as both the Director of the Center for Worship Arts and the Director of Church Services as a part of the Office of the Chaplain Team at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. Before coming to Trevecca, Heather served as the Associate Pastor of Wollaston Church of the Nazarene on the campus of Eastern Nazarene College. Her passions include worship, preaching, and the formation of the people of God. Answering her call to help equip those preparing for ministry, Heather teaches courses in the Center for Worship Arts, focusing particularly on worship design, worship leadership and intergenerational worship. She also has the opportunity to work with chapel worship leaders and the Worship Ministry Teams. She lives in Nashville with her husband Brad, daughter, Ella, and her son, Alistair.
After 20 years of working with artists such as Third Day, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns and Jars of Clay, music industry executive Dean Diehl decided to take a radical step of faith. Following a deep desire in his heart to teach, Diehl resigned his position at Provident Music Group in order to accept a teaching position at Trevecca Nazarene University where he now serves as Director of their Music Business Program. Diehl also remains active as a music marketing consultant working with artists such as Newsboys, Jaci Velasquez, Superchick and Michael W. Smith. Diehl is married to Judy, his wife of 25 years and they share four beautiful daughters, 3 horses, 2 dogs, 4 cats and a motley collection of chickens and rabbits.
I currently serve as the Chair of the Department of Music and have taught at Trevecca for the past 15 years. My wife Tina and my two children, Joy and Gloria, recently moved into an East Nashville residence to be closer to the school and our church, First Church of the Nazarene, where I serve as the Worship Ministries Coordinator.
Welcome! I am delighted to serve as an assistant professor of physics in the Department of Science and Mathematics at Trevecca. I've worked for over a decade in the field of magnetospheric space physics, but also have interests in philosophy and religion. My wife Kelly and I live in Antioch, near Percy Priest Lake, with our two children, Caleb (9) and Jason (4). Having grown up as the son of a Bible translator in central Africa, I am always interested in learning about new places and cultures.
Kristen Steele is the Online Communications Manager in the marketing department. She manages the TNU facebook page, twitter account, the Trevecca.edu website and all of the email marketing efforts. Kristen enjoys photography, traveling, writing, blogging for Graciously Authentic, reading and being with my friends and family. She and her husband are obsessed with their dog Winston! Some of her vices include: too much coffee, not enough sleep, too much facebook, technology and pinterest.