Rev. Dr. Cinda Johnston Swan was born in Denver, Colorado, and
grew up in such countries as England, Scotland, Turkey, Pakistan,
and Haiti. She holds a B.A. in Bible from Asbury College, an M.Th.
from Campbellsville University, and an M.A. in Christian Ministries
from Asbury Theological Seminary. Dr. Swan recently completed her
doctoral studies at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Swan serves at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky, as
Instructor of Religion where she teaches such classes as Women in
Religion, Spiritual Formation, Contextual Ministry, and Prayer.
"The opportunity to shape and impact young adults for the
work of ministry through my appointment at Lindsey Wilson College
is extremely rewarding," says Dr. Swan, "I consider it a great
privilege to be able to teach at an academic level as well as to
participate in the overall work of mission and evangelism
throughout our Kentucky Annual Conference." Dr. Swan is an ordained
Deacon in full connection in the United Methodist Church. She has
served as a director of Christian Education and as a state prayer
coordinator for an international women's ministry. Dr. Swan has
contributed chapters to three college textbooks. She has led many
workshops, particularly in the areas of prayer, spiritual
formation, and marriage enrichment. Dr. Swan is the author of
Christus Victor: The Triumph of Jesus Christ as the Basis for
Spiritual Warfare (Belleville, ON: Guardian Books, 2010).