Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries
B.A., Taylor University
M. Div., The Master’s Seminary
D.Min., The Master’s Seminary
Ph.D., Stellenbosch University
Dr. Biedebach grew up three blocks from the ocean in Seal Beach, CA. When he was seventeen, he realized his desire to be a missionary overseas. After high school, he left home to work for a short-term missions agency for three years as an assistant leader on youth mission teams. By the time he was twenty, he traveled to or through fifteen different countries on mission trips.
When he was twenty-three, Dr. Biedebach graduated from Taylor University in Upland, IN with a B.A. in Biblical Literature and went straight to TMS for his M.Div. (1996). He was a youth pastor in his home church in Seal Beach while in seminary, and headed for Malawi in 1997. In 1998, Dr. Biedebach left Malawi in pursuit of pastoral experience so that, if the Lord provided an opportunity, he could return to Malawi and train pastors.
God provided a pastorate in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1999. That year Dr. Biedebach met his wife, Anita, and they were married in Johannesburg in November of 2000. They returned to Malawi in 2007 with three of their four kids.
In 2016, Dr. Biedebach and his family moved from Malawi to Los Angeles, CA to serve full-time at The Master’s Seminary. The work in Malawi carries on with a seminary, church, and a team of both Malawians and missionaries.