Boberg named assistant professor of Christian education beginning 2024

Reverend Dr. Sarah Boberg, a two-time Campbell graduate, has been appointed as assistant professor of Christian education at Campbell University Divinity School beginning Jan. 1, 2024.

Boberg currently serves as the project coordinator for Boundary Spanning Theological Education at the Divinity School, where she oversees the Pathways Initiative grant, sponsored by the Lilly Endowment Inc. She also serves as an adjunct instructor for Christian education.

In her new role, Boberg will teach a variety of classes related to Christian education, including ministry with children, youth, and families. Boberg will also oversee the newest Lilly Endowment Inc. grant awarded to the school. This grant, awarded as part of Lilly’s Christian Parenting and Caregiving Initiative, aims to equip and encourage families to experience regular, substantive, holistic, family-centered spiritual formation. Dr. Boberg will lead in working with churches, ministers, and caregivers to develop strategies and resources that draw on time-honored practices of faith formation for children while also celebrating new paradigms that meet the needs of modern families.

Boberg is a passionate minister and educator with years of local church experience, focused on ministry with children, youth, and families. During her time at the Divinity School, she has brought her enthusiastic personality and expertise to the classroom and has been an invaluable member of the faculty and staff.

“We could not be more pleased and excited,” said Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Dean of the Divinity School. “From the moment we began to design this new position, our hope was that we would be able to recruit Dr. Boberg to the role. She brings experience, enthusiasm, compassion, and humor to bear on the challenges that families face in a post-pandemic world.”

Boberg earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Christian Ministries from Campbell University in 2004 and a Master of Divinity in 2007. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies with a concentration in cultural foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2017. Her dissertation focused on churches nurturing the call experiences of Baptist women in ministry.

Boberg is married to Rev. Bradley Boberg and has two amazing daughters.