Todd Pickett


  • Dean of Spiritual Life

A native Californian, Todd has been an English professor for many years and is now Dean of Spiritual Development at Biola University. He has degrees in Classical languages and literature from Stanford University and from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, an M.A. in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care from Biola University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California (Irvine). He leads retreats, undertakes group and individual spiritual direction, preaches regularly and speaks frequently to groups on Christian spiritual formation from an evangelical perspective. He lives in Costa Mesa, CA, and is married to Dottie Cox Pickett, a marriage and family therapist.

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  • Relationships

    Dr. Todd Pickett leads students in a time of reflection on the value of close relationships. He looks at Scripture's portrayal of love and how that sheds light on humanity's common struggle with sh...

  • Filling of the Spirit

    Dr. Todd Pickett introduces Torrey Conference 2013. He considers Jesus' statement that it is better if he leaves, explaining that it is in fact better because of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit ca...

  • The Advent of Jesus

    Todd Pickett responds to the call of Advent to reconnect and refocus on Jesus and His coming in a time of business. He harks on Jesus' mother, Mary, as a prime example of responding to God's callin...

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