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Remembering Dr. Charles Sell

On May 5th, 2024, a beloved member of the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) community, Prof. Dr. Charles Sell, went to be with our Lord. Dr. Sell was an esteemed and cherished member of our Educational Ministries department for many years, and his profound impact on our institution and its graduates is immeasurable.

Dr. Donald Guthrie, Director of TEDS’s PhD (Educational Studies) program, reflects on his legacy: “The Educational Ministries department joins in mourning the death of Dr. Charles Sell. Charles was an instrumental member of our department for many years. His teaching, counseling, and writing helped prepare generations of TEDS graduates for a wide variety of ministry service. His decades-long commitment to teaching courses and hosting retreats that addressed how to nurture healthy marriages was a particularly fruitful contribution to the TEDS community, for which we are very grateful. We pray for God’s comforting presence to surround the Sell family as they mourn and remember our beloved colleague.”

Dr. Sell’s dedication to nurturing healthy marriages through his courses and retreats was a hallmark of his career. His work not only enriched the lives of students but also had a lasting impact on the broader community. Dr. Sell’s compassionate approach and unwavering commitment to Christian education and counseling have left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing him.

As we remember Dr. Sell, we are reminded of his profound influence on the lives of countless students and colleagues. His legacy will continue to inspire and guide future generations at TEDS. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Sell family and pray for God’s peace and comfort to be with them during this difficult time.

Dr. Charles Sell’s contributions to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School will always be remembered with deep gratitude and respect. His legacy of love, dedication, and faith will forever be a part of our community.