Dale Burke

Dr. Burke is an author and the founder of Leverage Leadership. He is a sought–after speaker who communicates Biblical truth with clarity, enthusiasm, relevance and a touch of humor as he addresses the practical issues of life and leadership. He and his wife, Becky, also serve with the Reach Global Africa Division, teaching leadership training and family life principles in six African countries. Dr. Burke has 40 years of pastoral experience, including 15 years as senior pastor of a 6,000 member congregation in Fullerton, CA. At LeverageLeadership.org, he offers coaching, consulting and leadership development to organizations here and overseas. Dale and Becky reside in Carlsbad, CA and enjoy biking, travel and spending time with their three married kids and their seven grandchildren.


    Educational Background

    • BA, Marshall University, 1975
    • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1979
    • DD, Talbot Theological Seminary, 2005

    Courses Taught

    • DM7101 - The Ministry Leader
    • DM7103 - Applied Research Project