Octavio Javier Esqueda is a professor of Christian higher education in the doctoral programs in educational studies at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He was born and raised in Guadalajara, México, where he graduated with honors with a Licenciatura in Latin American Literature from the University of Guadalajara as well as two additional diplomas, one on religion and society and the second on journalism. He graduated with honors from Dallas Theological Seminary with an M.A. in Christian Education and completed his doctorate (Ph.D.) in Higher Education at the University of North Texas. He and his wife, Angélica, have two children Darío and Salma. Esqueda has several publications on theological education, Christian higher education, and literature. Teaching is his passion and has had the opportunity to teach in several countries on different academic levels. He is an avid soccer fan.
“A Soul of Conviction, A Voice of Courage” is a phrase that Biola University used a few years ago and that fittingly reflects the necessary attitude we need to face the present situation we are experiencing.
“Con alma de convicción y con voz de valentía” (A Soul of Conviction, A Voice of Courage) es una frase que utilizó la Universidad Biola hace unos años y que acertadamente refleja la actitud que necesitamos para enfrentar la situación que estamos viviendo.