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Dr. Justin A. Irving

Dr. Justin A. Irving

Duke K. McCall Professor of Christian Leadership

Mainstage | Men’s Breakfast

Mainstage | Lunch and Learn | Panelist

Justin A. Irving (PhD) is the Duke K. McCall Professor of Christian Leadership and chair of the Department of Leadership and Discipleship at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He previously served as professor of ministry leadership and director of the DMin program at Bethel Seminary. Irving is the author of Healthy Leadership for Thriving Organizations and coauthor of Leadership in Christian Perspective. He also serves as one of the pastors at Sojourn Church Midtown in Louisville.

Before this, Dr. Irving served at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN, for twenty years in various roles (Professor of Ministry Leadership, Doctor of Ministry Director, Associate Dean, Interim Co-Vice President, and Dean). Dr. Irving’s previous positions also include serving as pastor of leadership development and outreach in the local church, worship leader, assistant youth minister, homeless shelter chaplain, and adjunct instructor of Bible at the University of Northwestern, St. Paul. He is the author of Leadership in Christian Perspective: Biblical Foundations and Contemporary Practices for Servant Leaders and the forthcoming book Healthy Leadership for Thriving Organizations: Creating Contexts Where People Flourish.