John Coleman has been an adjunct instructor for LeTourneau since 2007, teaching courses in both Psychology and Bible. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Perkins School of Theology at SMU, and advanced courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Mr. Coleman recently added to his academic pursuits the doctoral study of the spread of narcissism in contemporary society and the effects of living in what is generally referred to as "The Age of Entitlement."
Serving as a senior pastor for over 12 years in Northeast Texas, he has also served as Interim Chaplain at a Texarkana, Texas, hospital and as a hospice chaplain with an agency in Longview. In addition to his duties at LETU, Mr. Coleman teaches psychology and the behavioral sciences at Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, where he has served as co-sponsor of the Psi Beta and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies. Additionally, he is a member of the college’s Strategic Planning Committee and is faculty with the statewide Part-Time Teachers Academy. Rounding out his professional interests, Mr. Coleman conducts workshops in the area on effective communications, leadership, and conflict resolution.
His hobbies include photography, reading, and transferring his classic collection of albums and 45’s to digital archives. He has two grown children and one grandson, all of whom live in Texarkana.