Gary ArnTessoni

Adjunct in Spiritual Formation

Gary ArnTessoni was born and raised in Southern California. He has served in pastoral leadership for the last 30 years as a Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, New Church Planter, and a University Chaplain. Gary currently serves as Pastor of Discipleship at the Christian Life Center in Lincoln University, PA. He has been an adjunct professor at Palmer Seminary since 2002. Gary’s passion is to see people connect with God, experience spiritual transformation in Jesus Christ, and discover and utilize their God-given gifts in ministry.  Gary is married to Arnell, an ordained American Baptist minister. They have two wonderful daughters, Michaela and Becca. Gary’s hobbies include fly-fishing and mountain bike riding.


D.Min.: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
M.Div.: Fuller Theological Seminary
B.A.: Pacific Christian College

Classes Taught

Nurturing Spiritual Life and Character I

Theology and Ethics of Congregational Life

Traditions of Christian Spirituality for Today’s Church

Discerning God’s Specific Call and Vocation for Your Life