Former PB resident receives ministry degree

Susan Matthews Arnold, formerly of Pine Bluff, received her Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Mass.

The title of her thesis was Demystifying the Imagery of Biblical Apocalyse for the Twenty-First Century Preacher.

A 1980 graduate of Pine Bluff High School, Arnold and her husband, John Arnold, are co-pastors of the First Presbyterian Church of Texarkana. They have a daughter, Ruth, and a son, Matthew.

Arnold is the daughter of Betty and Steve Matthews of Pine Bluff.