Amit Bhatia has a passion for the development of college students. In his current role as adjunct faculty at Trinity he is regularly involved in motivating students as they pursue an education keeping in mind Trinity’s vision of fostering a “vibrant community” that facilitates the development of students, both academically and spiritually.
He has served as Adjunct Faculty for four years in the Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries Departments, with course topics including intercultural ministry, contextualization, world religions, race and ethnic relations, global missions and the missional church, intercultural communication, etc. Prior to this he spent 9 years serving as a pastor in multi-ethnic congregations, which included engaging people from Hindu, Muslim, and Jewish backgrounds.
In addition to teaching at Trinity, he serves as the Director of Outreach at Village Church of Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, IL, and he also volunteers at South Asian Friendship Center in Chicago, IL, where he serves and engages Hindus and Muslims from India and Pakistan. Dr. Bhatia is currently writing a book titled Engaging Muslims and Islam: Lessons for 21st century American Evangelicals, which is expected to be published in Summer 2016.