The Salvation Army Center for Worship and Service, 5328 24th St. E., Bradenton, on Feb. 20-22 is hosting the annual Corps Bible Conference on the book of Joshua “Receiving God’s Gift of the Land” with John Oswalt as guest Bible speaker.
Since 1999, Oswalt, a native of Mansfield, Ohio, has served as research professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, Miss.
From 1989-99, he was professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky.
From 1983-86, he was president of Asbury College, and from 1986 -89, he was a member of the faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
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He is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. Oswalt and his wife, the former Karen Kennedy, are parents of three children.