Dr. John Thompson is a Professor of Global Leadership in the School of Theology and Ministry. He received a Bachelors in Church Ministries: Evangelism in 1990 and a Master’s in Biblical Literature in 1992, both from Oral Roberts University. He earned a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership from Regent University in 2007.
Prior to joining the faculty at ORU, Dr. Thompson planted and pastored All Nations Fellowship, a multi-national church in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2003 to 2013. He also founded and leads Global Equip, a ministry that equips and resources leaders in developing nations. Dr. Thompson has served as an executive director of several non-profit ministries, as well as on pastoral staff in the local church. He has lived overseas and traveled to 40 nations. Dr. Thompson is married and has three sons.