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Jay Sedwick

Dr. Sedwick has over forty years of youth ministry experience combined with twenty-two years of faculty service. He serves on the board of the Association of Youth Ministry Educators and has served as president of the board for the Society of Professors in Christian Education. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board for World Link Ministries, an evangelistic, church planting, and pastoral training ministry around the world. An ordained minister who teaches youth at a large Dallas-area church, Dr. Sedwick is also a popular conference and seminar speaker. His research and teaching interests include youth development, youth culture, biblical education for youth, curriculum design, and legal and financial issues in ministry.

Educational Background

  • BS, Pennsylvania State University, 1984
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1989
  • MA, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996
  • PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003

Courses Taught

  • EML5210 - Curriculum Design
  • EML5430 - Strategies for Youth and Young Adult Ministries
  • EML5325 - Legal & Financial Issues in Ministry
  • EML5415 - Effective Ministry with Youth
  • EML5615 - Applied Skills for Ministry Staff
  • EML5620 - Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
  • EML5401 - Age-level Ministries
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • EML5445 - Effective Ministry with Young Adults
  • EML5101 - Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership