Jim Shores, Ph.D. – Asbury University
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Jim ShoresChair, Dept. of Communication & Theatre Arts

Department: Theatre

Office: CCA 209

Phone Extension: 2348

Dr. Jim Shores’ calling is to mentor and teach young adults.  His research is in entertainment-education and environmental communication.  He and his wife, Carol Anderson, run Acts of Renewal, a professional Christian touring company.  For over 20 years they have created original theatre and film for universities, seminars, and churches, writing material for FamilyLife, Focus on the Family, J.I. Packer, Alex Kendrick, repeat performers for over 60 universities in the CCCU, and many more.  Jim is an alumnus of the Act One Screenwriter’s Program in Los Angeles.   His comedy on body image, The Halo Effect, won Best Original Screenplay at the Gideon Media Arts Conference. He co-wrote a TV pilot for the series Nazareth that was filmed at Asbury and directed by Anson Williams.  Dr. Shores hails from the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, loves hiking & travel, and the best thing he has ever produced are his two boys Zack & Zander now in college. 


M.S. in Environmental Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Regent University

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