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Joshua Sumpter

Instructor of Biblical and Ministry Studies and University Chaplain


Josh Sumpter is an Instructor of Biblical & Ministry Studies at Waynesburg University. Sumpter also serves in a staff capacity as the Chaplain at Waynesburg University. Before coming to Waynesburg University, he worked in the local church as a youth pastor and associate minister for 10 years in Ohio and Pennsylvania. He is an active member of the Association of Youth Ministry Educators (AYME), Group Publishing’s IT3 Partnership, and the Made to Flourish Pastor’s Network in the Pittsburgh region. Sumpter is also a frequent speaker to local camps and churches.
He resides in Waynesburg, PA with his wife, Jessica, and two daughters, Adalynn and Anna.


BMS 106: Introduction to the New Testament
BMS 206: The Life and Teachings of Jesus
BMS 225: The Ministry and Literature of Paul
BMS 307: Teaching the Bible
BMS 308: Youth Ministry


M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; M.Ed., Waynesburg University; B.A. in Religion, Ashland University