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Distinguished Achievement Award Winners: Fall 2013

Dr. Jonathan Salgado (M.A. 73) Dr. Jonathan Salgado (M.A. 73) was born and raised in a Quaker home in Guatemala. Much of his education was completed at Nazarene institutions, however, and he was ordained as a minister in the Church of the Nazarene in Los Angeles in 1970. He earned his master’s degree in religion from Pasadena College three years later. “Because I was attending school while a young pastor, I was eager to learn all I could,” Salgado said. He was strongly influenced by…

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Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

Rev. David Rodes (70) Rev. David Rodes experienced a call to the ministry at age 14. His passion for his call was bolstered by observing the examples set by his father and grandfather, who were both pastors. “They were love-filled, joyful servants of God,” Rodes said. His time at Pasadena College was also formative. “I gained so much knowledge and faith from my university experience,” he said. “I was profoundly influenced by [Drs.] Frank Carver and Reuben Welch. The grounding in biblical understanding and the…

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