Dr. John Thompson is currently the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Assistant Professor of Missiology and Leadership at ORU’s Graduate School of Theology and Ministry (GSTM). 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 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 thirty-seven nations. Dr. Thompson is married and has three sons.