Rev. Adam D. Ayers (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Vanguard University of Southern California, Adjunct Professor of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary and former Adjunct Professor of Global Studies at Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Ayers is a former radio talk-show host and the current host of the Bible Walkthrough internet series. He is a church-planting pastor, worship leader and song-writer, as well as a church leadership consultant and conference speaker. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Faith Worship Community in Costa Mesa, CA, where he has ministered since 1987.
Areas of Expertise, Research and Writing
Dr. Ayers’ pursuits are interdisciplinary, integrating anthropology, narrative studies, religion and missiology. He is a practicing missiologist and regionally-recognized folk-story performer with specialization in symbolic communication and interpretation theory. He has published a wide variety of folk works in addition to academic treatment of social boundaries and religious behavior.