Corey has a B.A. in Biblical studies, M.A. in New Testament Studies, M.A. in English, and Ph.D. in Literature. He has taught in Christian higher education and served in ministry for over ten years. A few of his passions in ministry include teaching biblical interpretation, creating discipleship relationships, and helping people see God’s purpose for their lives.
Corey writes and teaches on C. S. Lewis, Christian Worldview, Theology and Literature, New Testament Studies, Apologetics, and Biblical Theology. He has published several books, including “Election and Unity in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans,” “Functioning Fantasies: Ideology, Theology, and Social Conception in the Fantasies of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien,” “When the Eternal Can Be Met: The Bergsonian Theology of Time in C. S. Lewis, T. S. Eliot, and W. H. Auden,” “Lewis on Writing,” and (forthcoming) “Chasing Adam: A Return to Being Christian.” Corey’s poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction have appeared in several journals.
Outside of Downline, Corey serves as Young Adult and Teaching Pastor at Christ United Methodist Church and Vice President of Academics at Visible Music College.
Corey and his wife Jennifer have two sets of twin children, Justice and London, and Augustus and Emma Jane.