Meet Miguel Benitez, Jr.

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Miguel Benitez Jr. is an Instructor of Worldview at Belhaven University (Orlando). He has a passion for theology worldview, apologetics and for training Christians in these areas. He has taught logic and worldview at the high school level and has taught apologetics and worldview in churches. Miguel graduated with his M.A. in Christian Apologetics from Biola University and has pursued further graduate education in Theology from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Miguel’s CV

Education

Reformed Theological Seminary, Oviedo, FL
Graduate Studies in Theology
2013-Present
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
M.A. in Christian Apologetics (Graduated with high honors)
2009-2012
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Areas of Concentration: History, Jewish Studies
Minor: Anthropology
2006-2009
Palm Beach Community College
A.A. Degree
2004-2006

Teaching/Work Experience

Life Christian Academy, Kissimmee
Middle and High School Teacher
2014-Present
Belhaven University, Orlando, FL
Adjunct Instructor
I teach courses within the worldview curriculum
2013-Present
CEDAR, North Lauderdale, FL
Instructor- Introduction to Worldview and Logic (alternating years)
I taught worldview and logic classes for high school juniors and seniors that are homeschooled.
2010-2012
Palm Beach County School District
Substitute Teacher- Social Studies, American History, World History, Economics, Spanish
Followed lesson plan left by teacher, but came prepared to teach even if the teacher did not leave one to be followed.
2008
Santaluces Community High School, Lantana, FL
Substitute Teacher- American History, Economics, Government, World History, Spanish, ESE
Provided coverage for a variety of classes as needed.
2005-2008

Areas of Academic and Research Interest

Christian Apologetics
Worldview
Systematic Theology
Historical Theology
Church History
Philosophy of Religion
History of Philosophy
Ethics

College/University Courses Taught

WVC 301 Christian Interpretation of Life (Worldview)
WLC 360 Biblical Worldview

Conference Speaker

Doubtless Faith Conference in Jacksonville, FL (July 12-13, 2013)
Conference Title: “The Bible is More Than a Story”
Lecture Title: “Does the Bible Poison Everything: A Cultural Exploration”

Related Experience

Adult Sunday School Classes at Orlando Grace Church
Teacher
Classes Taught:
Christian Apologetics and Worldview
Ethics
Sept. 2013- Present
Covington Theological Seminary (unaccredited)
Professor (online)
Course Taught:
A Biblical Worldview (Online)
The online system we use is Moodle.
Oct. 2013- Present
Socrates Café at Wellington Library
Regular Participant
I attend a monthly meeting at a local library in which topics such as “Why are we here?” and “Is there good and evil?” are discussed. This has provided a great opportunity to use my training in apologetics when engaging others on these important topics.
Jan. 2012-Dec. 2012
Doctrine Class at Riverside Christian Fellowship (North Lauderdale, FL)
Teacher
Taught 5 classes on introduction to a Biblical worldview.
Jan. 2011-March 2011
Radio Show, Un Encuentro Con Jesus, La Gigante 1330 AM
Guest Speaker
Was interviewed and discussed arguments for the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus (in Spanish).
Aug. 2, 2009
Youth Leadership Development Program
Volunteer
Helped train college students in apologetics and evangelism. Assisted Christian clubs on college and university campuses host apologetics events including lectures, open forums and panel discussions to provide a setting for students to discuss issues related to their faith.
2008-2009

Languages

English- native language
Spanish- speak fluently

Memberships

Evangelical Philosophical Society (Student Member)

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