Dr. John W. Saleska

Rev. Dr. John W. Saleska is the Director Emeritus of the Concordia Bible Institute.  He was a professor for 23 years at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN, teaching such courses as Old and New Testament, Bible Psychology, Counseling, and Homiletics.  He was also chairman of the Department of Pastoral Ministry and Missions.  Before that he taught for 23 years at St. John’s College in Winfield, KS.  He has received degrees from St. Paul’s College, Concordia, MO and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.  His graduate work in Psychology and Guidance and Counseling was done at Washington University in St. Louis and Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.  He received an honorary doctorate from Concordia University, River Forest, Il.  Dr. Saleska joined the Concordia Bible Institute as Director in December of 2000.  Currently he also serves on the Advisory Board of the Women’s Leadership Institute of Concordia University Wisconsin.  He and his wife, Sallie, are the parents of four children and grandparents of twelve children.