New Bethlehem Businessman earns Doctorate & pursues Seminary

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (RVO) – local businessman, Gordon Barrows, recently graduated from a Doctor of Business Administration program, concentrating in Information Technology from Liberty University located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Barrows was also recently accepted into Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity doctoral Seminary program.

Liberty University - Gordon Barrows - New Bethlehem PA

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A 2005 Graduate of Redbank Valley High School, and a 2011 Graduate of Clarion University, Barrows is the son of the late Rev. Gordon Barrows Sr. and Monica Barrows of New Bethlehem.

Rev. Dr. Barrows earned his Ph.D. equivalent Doctor of Business Administration Degree in Information Technology from Liberty University with the goal of teaching in higher education as a college professor. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems as well as an accredited Masters of Business Administration Degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Furthermore, Rev. Dr. Barrows recently earned a Graduate Ministry Certificate & Certificate of Christian Ordination to become an ordained pastor. Barrows serves as a ministry leader for the St. Mary’s Redbank Church as well as a liturgist and Sunday school teacher for the New Bethlehem First United Methodist Church and the Redbank Valley United Methodist Ministry.

Barrows concluded; “I am overwhelmingly grateful and eternally humbled as I pursue God’s calling for my life by embarking on this momentous journey to further my education, while staying committed to the New Bethlehem area and Redbank Valley community.”

For more information, please visit:


Rev. Dr. Gordon V. Barrows, DBA, MBA
Doctoral Student, Seminary/Ministry
311 Lafayette Street
New Bethlehem, PA. 16242
P: 814.275.6714
E: [email protected]


Rev. Dr. Barrows is a technology enthusiast, business entrepreneur, and aspiring educator, pursuing a Ph.D. equivalent doctoral seminary program of education (Ed.D) in theology.

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