Jim Vermilya

Director of World Impact

Jim is the Director of World Impact at Indiana Wesleyan University. He teaches undergraduate courses for the CAS School of Theology & Ministry and the CAPS School of Liberal Arts, and graduate courses for Wesley Seminary.

Ministerial and Professional Background

Jim’s previous ministry appointments include: Executive Director of Training at Kingdom Building Ministries; Pastor of Worship Development at Spring Lake Wesleyan Church; Senior Bible Teacher at Lakeview Christian School; Junior High Youth Pastor at Lakeview Wesleyan Church; and Lay Outreach Pastor at College Wesleyan Church. His cross-cultural ministry experience includes growing up in Haiti and leading numerous international short-term mission trips.

Personal Information

Jim lives in Marion, IN with his wife, Emily, and their two children, Silas and Aynsley


The Wesleyan Church, 1999, Indiana North


B.S., Christian Ministries, Indiana Wesleyan University
M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Missiology, “Lutheran Literary Influences on John Wesley’s Theology of Mission”, Concordia Theological Seminary. 

Last updated: 05/05/2015