- Director of Certification and Placement
- Director of Continuing Education
- The Dr. Dean O. Wenthe Professor of Old Testament Theology
Dr. Pulse joined the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, faculty in 2007. He serves as Professor of Exegetical Theology, Director of Certification and Placement, and Director of Continuing Education.
Following graduation from Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska, with a B.S. in Elementary Education (1980), he attended CTSFW, completing his M.Div. in 1984 and later completing his S.T.M. from CTSFW while in the parish in 1990. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Durham, England in 2017, in the area of Old Testament, successfully defending his dissertation on “Joseph: A Death and Resurrection figure in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism.”
His 22 years in the parish were served in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Burt, Iowa, and Peace Lutheran Church, Bremerton, Washington.