Donald L. Alexander is Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies and Spiritual Theology at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN. He holds MDiv degrees from Bethel Theological Seminary and MA and PhD degrees from the University of California Santa Barbara, CA. He has held pastorates in California, Washington, and Minnesota. From 1968-82 he served as a missionary with the Christian and Missionary Alliance at the Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong, China. Following the transfer of the seminary leadership to the Chinese Church, he served as the administrative vice-president.