Kevin Gandy

Prior to joining the DTS faculty, Dr. Gandy was a founding pastor and church planter as Real Life LA in California. With experience in classic-to-postmodern leadership studies, organizational engagement, and empowerment theories, Dr. Gandy has a passion for next generation leadership development and education.

Though he was born on the East Coast, Dr. Gandy considers himself a Californian at heart, and has over 15 years of ministry experience in Southern California, Texas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Albania and Southwest England. He travels extensively to speak and teach throughout the year and has visited 65 countries across 4 continents. When not in the classroom, you may find him in an independent Dallas coffeeshop, traveling to visit friends across the US, or trying out a new Texas BBQ restaurant.

Educational Background

  • BS, Marquette University, 2009
  • MA, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2012
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2012
  • PhD, Dallas Baptist University, 2019