Doctor of Ministry Faculty, Affiliate Faculty, and Leading Practitioners


Jim Wilson



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
  • 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, Kingdom Initiatives with Growing Healthy Churches and catalytic coach for the Rocky Mountain Church Network. (Ph.D., University of Denver)  
  • Douglas L. Carver, (Major General-R) Executive Director, Chaplaincy Services, North American Mission Board. Former Army Chief of Chaplains, the first Southern Baptist to serve in that position in more than 50 years. (M.S., USAWC; M.Div., SBTS)
  • Terry Dorsett, Connecticut Church Planting Catalyst, North American Mission Board. (D. Min., GGBTS)  
  • Kevin Ezell, President, North American Mission Board. (D.Min., SBTS)
  • George Garner, Director, Rural Missional Leadership Greenhouse. (D.Miss., SBTS)
  • Tim Gentry, Evangelism Director, Oklahoma Southern Baptist Convention. (D.Min., GGBTS)
  • David Young Hwan Gill, Pastor, Concord Korean Baptist Church in Martinez, CA. Evangelist and national leader among Korean Southern Baptists. (D.Min., SFTS)
  • Key Young Han, Pastor, Korean New Life Church in Commerce Township, MI. (D.Min., GGBTS)
  • Ron Klassen, Executive Director, Rural Home Missionary Association. (D.Min., Bethel Seminary)
  • Kei An Lee, Director, Korean School of Theology for Contextualized Leadership Development (CLD) of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, UCLA; D.Min., Fuller)
  • YongJoo Lee, Pastor, Calvary Korean Baptist Church in Los Gatos, CA. (D. Min, GGBTS)
  • Mike McGuffee, Ministerial Leadership Specialist and Church Consultant with the California Southern Baptist Convention Healthy Church Group (M.Div., GGBTS)
  • Randy McWhorter, Director, California Southern Baptist Convention Healthy Church Group (D.Min., GGBTS)
  • Chris Morgan, Dean, School of Christian Ministries and Professor of Theology at California Baptist University. Well-published author and editor. (Ph.D., MABTS)
  • Ralph Neighbour, II., Founder, 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, First Baptist Church of Barstow, CA. Former IMB missionary and GGBTS faculty member. (D.Min., SWBTS)
  • Naomi Paget, Adjunct Professor, GGBTS and Denver Seminary. Crisis Interventionist for the FBI, Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, and the American Red Cross. (D.Min, GGBTS)
  • J.T. Reed, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Fair Oaks, Sacramento, CA. (M.Div., Th.M., D.Min. GGBTS)
  • Rodger Russell, Adjunct Professor, D.Min. GGBTS; Retired Pastor, Holladay Baptist Church in Salt Lake City, UT. (D.Min. GGBTS)
  • Keith Travis, (COL-R) Team Leader, Chaplaincy North American Mission Board, SBC. 28 years in the military, serving six years as a FMB/IMB missionary in Central America. (D.Min., ETS)
  • David Young Joon Yoon, Evangelist, Conference Speaker, and Founding Pastor, San Francisco First Korean Baptist Church.
  • Rob Zinn, Pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church in Highland, CA. (Ph.D., CGST)