The ministry of Dr. French L. and Frances T. Arrington has significantly impacted scholars, pastors, churches, individuals, and communities throughout the world. Their passion has always been to help people grow in the knowledge of God’s Word and equip them to live and share the Gospel of Christ.
Dr. Arrington has served as Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at both Lee University and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary (PTS) and presently, the Niko Njotorahardjo Chair for the Restoration of the Tabernacle of David at the Seminary. His ministry has been manifested through teaching, writing, speaking, pastoring, and serving on various leadership and academic committees, including the Church of God Doctrine and Polity Committee. His educational focus has been Biblical Languages and Pauline Epistles earning MDiv, ThM, and PhD degrees.
Dr. Arrington has been honored with Lee University’s Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Religion Distinguished Alumnus Award, Azusa Award, and Doctrine of Divinity (DD) degree from PTS. French has authored numerous books and articles primarily focusing on the Holy Spirit and the Apostle Paul’s writings.
Like French, Frances came to Lee College as a student and later joined the faculty teaching mathematics and English. She served as a librarian and Director of Squires Library. Her contributions included implementing technological information-sharing programs, and assistance in the expansion, planning, and supervision of the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center. Frances was a vital partner in French’s ministry, assisting in research for his writing.
The ministry of Dr. French and Frances Arrington exemplifies the essence of absolute dedication and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, touching literally thousands in the Spirit and Power of Pentecost.