Mike Lawson

Dr. Lawson invested seventeen years in pastoral work and Christian education before returning to teach at DTS in 1986. His special concern for Christian education in the developing world has guided his international preaching and teaching schedule to scores of countries around the world. In recent years numerous international Bible colleges and seminaries have requested his help in curriculum design and faculty development. His recent focus has been on developing the Family Ministry, Advanced Academic Ministry, and Chinese cohorts within the Doctor of Educational Ministry Degree program.

Educational Background

  • BBA, University of North Texas, 1965
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1969
  • PhD, Oklahoma University, 1983

Courses Taught

  • DE7101 - The Educational Ministry Leader
  • DM7102 - Applied Research Project Development Seminar
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM7305 - Select Topics of CE Issues in Today's Ministry
  • DM7356 - Marriage and Family Ministry Cohort
  • EML5101 - Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership
  • EML5205 - Small Group Process in Ministry
  • EML5215 - Teaching in Christian Higher Ed
  • EML5220 - Creativity
  • EML5410 - Effective Ministry with Children
  • EML5425 - Effective Ministry with Adults
  • EML5501 - The Christian Home: Dynamics of a Christian Marriage
  • EML5503 - The Christian Home: Dynamics of a Christian Family
  • EML5515 - Family Life Education
  • EML5615 - Applied Skills for Ministry Staff
  • MIM5405 - Christian Education in Intercultural Contexts