Dr. Bruce Montgomery

Bruce Montgomery
Professor of Communications

Paxson Communications Center 103
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Montgomery has a doctorate degree in interpersonal and public communication from Bowling Green State University, along with a master of divinity from Christian Theological Seminary. He has taught in the Communications area at Milligan for 20 years. Bruce was in the pastoral ministry for 27 years before he joined the Milligan faculty.

Montgomery’s passion for the church has continued throughout his life. He helped found a ministry to help church leaders, Higher Ministries, and his research interests continue to involve congregational communication. He has a strong interest in storytelling, and tells stories professionally as a performing member of the Jonesborough Storyteller’s Guild. He now serves part time as an Associate Minister at Colonial Heights Christian Church in Kingsport.

Bruce and his wife Carol have been mentoring students as a team for several years. They have been married 48 years as of June 9, and are proud parents of three children, and 9 grandchildren.