School of Congregational Ministry

Please note, this faculty list does not yet include all faculty members for all ExtendEd locations.

Dean of School of Congregational Ministry

Daniel Overdorf

Daniel Overdorf
Professor of Pastoral Ministry
D.Min. in Preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Ten years of experience as an associate and senior minister; joined Johnson in 2005.
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Full-time Faculty

Joseph Harvey

Joseph D. Harvey
Associate Professor of Ministry, Assistant Dean of the School of Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Pastor Care from Lincoln Christian University
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Daniel Overdorf Brian Leslie
Associate Professor of Youth Ministry
Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
M.A. in Youth Ministry Leadership from Huntington University
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J. Michael Shannon J. Michael Shannon
Professor of Congregational Ministry, Indiana/Kentucky Program Director
D.Min. in Ministry from the Reformed Theological Seminary
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Jeff Snell

Jeff Snell
Professor of Congregational Ministry, Director of Preaching Ministries
D.Min. in Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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David Wheeler

David A. Wheeler
Associate Professor of Congregational Ministry
M.A. in Leadership from Kentucky Christian University, M.Min. in Ministry from Kentucky Christian University
Worked in ministry for 25 years as a youth and senior minister; joined Johnson in 1997.
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Part-time Faculty

Dennis Bloodworth
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Ministry from Hope International University
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Sheri Boeyink
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Counseling from The University of Iowa
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Chad Broaddus
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Preaching from Lincoln Christian University
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Seth M. Bryant
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.A.R. in Leadership Studies and Pastoral Leadership from Cincinnati Christian University
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John Shannon Caldwell 
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.A. in Ministry, M.Min. in Ministry from Cincinnati Christian University
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Barbara Camblin
Lecturer in Children's Ministry
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Covenant College
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P. Dwayne Curry
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.A.R. in Church History from Emmanuel Christian Seminary
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Nick Demos
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Sports Leadership from Northeastern University
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Dale DeNeal
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry and Strategic Planning & Leadership
M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University
Pursuing Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Johnson University
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Matthew Giebler
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.A. in Pastoral Leadership from Cincinnati Christian University
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Steve Gross
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University
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Carlus Gupton
Lecturer in Pastoral Ministries 
D.Min. in Preaching and Church Leadership from Abilene Christian University
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Grace Hansen
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.B.A. in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University
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Todd Hardin
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary
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M. Scott Heller
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.A.R. in Leadership Studies and Pastoral Leadership from Cincinnati Christian University
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Lisa Horner
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Christian Leadership from Hope International University
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Bruce Humphrey
Lecturer in Youth Ministry
M.A. in Practical Ministries from Cincinnati Christian University
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David Huskey
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Spiritual Formation from Lincoln Christian University
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Harold E. Keck
Lecturer in Homiletics
D.Min. in Expository Preaching from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Tom LaHue
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Ministry from Grace Theological Seminary
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Mark Moore
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from the University of Wales
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Jeffrey Noel
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.Div. in Pastoral Ministry/Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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Robert G. O’Lynn II
Lecturer in Biblical Teaching and Preaching
D.Min. in Homiletics from Harding School of Theology
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Rick Penny
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Northern Arizona University, M.A. in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University
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Reggie Rice
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A.R. in Church Ministries from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
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Thomas E. Roberts
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry and Leadership
D.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix
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Jonathan Roe
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
D.Min. in Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary
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David Strange
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
M.Div. in Christian Education from Cincinnati Christian University
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Scott Sutherland
Lecturer in Biblical Teaching and Preaching
M.A. in New Testament Exposition and Preaching from Johnson University
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Dustin Tappan
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Christian Leadership from Hope International University
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Dave Van Donge
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.A. in Christian Leadership from Hope International University
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Shannon Warden
Lecturer in Pastoral Counseling
M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Johnson University
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Don Wilson
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
Ph.D. in Church Growth from the California Graduate School of Theology
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Ashley Woolridge
Lecturer in Strategic Ministry
M.B.A. in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School
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Stephen A. Yeaton
Lecturer in Congregational Ministry
D.Min. in Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Interdisciplinary Faculty

Lyle Bundy
Professor of Human Services
M.Div. in Divinity from Lincoln Christian Seminary, M.A. in Communication Science from Governor State University
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Alicia D. Crumpton
Professor of leadership Studies , Ph.D. Program Director
Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University
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Karen Eastep
Field Experience Coordinator, Staff Instructor in Early Childhood Program Development
M.Ed. in Adult Education and Development from Strayer University
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Jody L. Owens
Professor of Bible and Pastoral Ministries
D.Min. in Old Testament Studies from Emmanuel Christian Seminary
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Twila Sias
Professor of Education
M.Ed. in English and Language Arts Education from the University of Central Florida
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Gary David Stratton
University Professor of Worldview and Spiritual Formation, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences
Ph.D. in Education from Talbot Seminary
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Administrative Faculty

Mark F. Pierce
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. in Psychology from The University of Tennessee
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William F. Wolf
Assistant Professor of Worship and Theology, Dean of the Chapel
Master of Letters in Theology, Imagination and the Arts from the University of St. Andrews, M.A. in New Testament Exposition and Research from Johnson University, Pursuing Doctorate of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies 
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Staff

Mindy Heller
Administrative Assistant
M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy/Professional Counseling
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Cathy Taylor
Administrative Assistant
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Betsy Wolf
Congregational Ministry Internship Coordinator
B.S. in Bible and Media Communications
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