Michael Hegeman, MDiv ’96, ThM ’98, PhD’06, minister in education and associate director of the Fran Park Center, earned a PhD in homiletics (preaching) and New Testament from Princeton Seminary where he taught speech, preaching and liturgy for 10 years. An Arizona resident since 1978, Hegeman graduated from Grand Canyon University with a degree in music education. Hegeman taught at the First Presbyterian Academy, formerly housed in the Historic First Presbyterian Church (Phoenix), where he served as an elder before going to Princeton Seminary. Hegeman teaches courses in spiritual studies and frequently lectures on diverse topics dealing with faith and religion around the Phoenix metropolitan area. He is serving as associate director to the center.