Dirk R. Ellis is pastor of Grace Chapel Church of the Nazarene in Hooksett, New Hampshire (2008). He is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University, Asbury Theological Seminary, and holds a PhD from Andrews University (Religious Education). He has served as an adjunct professor at Olivet Nazarene University and Eastern Nazarene College. Currently he teaches in Northwest Nazarene University's online program. He is a member of the Wesleyan Theological Society and the North American Academy of Liturgy.