Students in this program take courses taught by our residential faculty who are respected experts in their fields. In addition to doctorate degrees from world class institutions, many of our faculty members are also able to bring real world ministry experience into the classroom. Our teaching faculty are complemented with adjunct instructors who have practical experience and specialized education.
Denise Muir Kjesbo
Program Director, M.A. in Children's and Family Ministry
Education: B.A., Bethel College; M.Div., North American Baptist Seminary; Ph.D., Trinity International University
Experience: Kjesbo has served for 27 years in ministry at churches of various sizes and has 10 years of church-planting experience. She is involved in a consultant for ministry curriculum and has authored many articles and a book, Women in the Church. Kjesbo also serves as director at the Cory Center for Children’s Ministry at Bethel Seminary.