Doctor of Ministry Faculty, Affiliate Faculty, and Leading Practitioners


Jim Wilson

Kon Yang
Associate Director

Reggie Thomas
Associate Director

Faculty, seminar:

  • Jeff Iorg, President: Ministry and Leadership
  • Phillip Conner, Ministry of Personal Relationships, Spiritual Formation
  • David Johnson, Proclamation & Worship
  • Allan Karr, Context, Culture, and Mission
  • Mike Kuykendall, Research Tools and Methods
  • Joe Kim, Ministry and Leadership
  • Gary McCoy, Proclamation and Worship, Spiritual Formation
  • Reggie Thomas, Spiritual Formation
  • Jim Wilson, Proclamation and Worship, Ministry and Leadership
  • Earl Waggoner: Spiritual Formation
  • Kon Yang: Spiritual Formation

Affiliate Faculty:

  • Henry Blackaby, author, denominational leader, president of Henry Blackaby Ministries
  • Marshall Shelley, senior editor, Leadership Magazine
  • Jim Henry, retired pastor, FBC Orlando

Leading Practitioners:

  • Linda Berquist, Church planting catalyst working with the North American Mission Board and the California Southern Baptist Convention in the San Francisco Bay area. D. Min, GGBTS.
  • Paul Borden, Director of Kingdom Initiatives with Growing Healthy Churches and catalytic coach for the Rocky Mountain Church Network. PhD graduate of University of Denver. 
  • Douglas L. Carver, (Major General-R) Executive Director of Chaplaincy Services North American Mission Board, SBC. Doug is the former Army Chief of Chaplains, the first Southern Baptist to serve in that position in more than 50 years.
  • Terry Dorsett, Connecticute Church Planting Catalyst for the North American Mission Board. D. Min, GGBTS. 
  • Kevin Ezell, President, North American Mission Board.
  • George Garner, Director of Rural Missional Leadership Greenhouse.
  • Tim Gentry, Evangelism Director, Oklahoma Southern Baptist Convention.
  • David Young Hwan Gill, Pastor of Concord Korean Baptist Church, evangelist, national leader among Korean Southern Baptists.
  • Key Young Han, Pastor of Korean New Life Church in Commerce Township, Michigan. D.MIn, GGBTS.
  • Ron Klassen, Executive Director of Rural Home Missionary Association.
  • Kei An Lee, Director, Walnut Center, Contextualized Leadership Development; BSE and MSE, University of Michigan; PhD in Nuclear Engineering , UCLA;  MDiv, GGBTS; DMin, Fuller.
  • YongJoo Lee, Pastor, Calvary Korean Babptist Church, Los Gatos, Ca. D. Min, GGBTS
  • Mike McGuffee, ministerial leadership specialist – Healthy Church Group of CSBC.
  • Randy McWhorter, Director, Healthy Church Group, California Southern Baptist Convention.
  • Chris Morgan, Dean, School of Christian Ministries and Professor of Theology at California Baptist University. Well-published author and editor.
  • Ralph Neighbour, II., author, Founder of Touch Outreach Ministries, cell church pioneer, consultant, author of Survival Kit for New Christians and Where Do We Go From Here? A guidebook for the Cell Group Church.
  • Eddie Pate, Pastor of Frist Baptist Church of Barstow. Former IMB missionary and GGBTS faculty member. DMin, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Naomi Paget, Adjunct Professor at GGBTS and Denver Seminary. Board certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and crisis interventionist for the FBI, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and the American Red Cross. M.Div, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A D.Min, GGBTS.
  • J.T. Reed, pastor of First Baptist Church of Fair Oaks, Sacramento, M.Div., D.Min., and Th.M. degrees, GGBTS.
  • Rodger Russell, Super Adjunct, D.Min GGBTS; Retired Pastor, Holladay Baptist Church, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Keith Travis, (COL-R) Team Leader for Chaplaincy North American Mission Board, SBC. In addition to his 28 years in the military, Keith served six years as a FMB/IMB missionary in Central America.
  • David Young Joon Yoon, evangelist and conference speaker, founding pastor, San Francisco First Korean Baptist Church.
  • Rob Zinn, Pastor Immanuel Baptist Church. Highland, CA.