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Walvoord 309

Aubrey M. Malphurs

Senior Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership and Pastoral Ministry

AA, University of Florida, 1964; BA, Florida Atlantic University, 1966; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978; PhD, 1981.

Dr. Malphurs is a visionary with a deep desire to influence a new generation of leaders through his classroom, pulpit, consulting, and writing ministries. He is involved in a number of ministries ranging from church planting and growth to leadership development. He has pastored three churches and is the author of numerous books and articles on leadership and church ministry. Currently he is the president of the Malphurs Group and is a trainer and consultant to churches, denominations, and ministry organizations throughout North America and Europe. His research and teaching interests include church planting, church growth, and leadership development.

Courses Taught

  • PM5103 - Expository Preaching I
  • PM5301 - Pastoral Theology and LeadershipI
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • DM7305 - Select Topics of CE Issues in Today's Ministry
  • DM7525 - Strategic Planning and Mission for Ministry
  • PM5342 - Church Planting II


Academic Interests

Leadership in general
pastoral leadership
church planting
church revitalization
strategic planning
board governance

Personal Interests

small construction projects
physical exercise.


DTS Voice Videos

Understanding Church Planting
Roundtable Discussion: Church Planting
Implementing Change and Making it Stick
Reshaping a Church's Mission and Vision
Church Planting Q&A
Panel Discussion on Church Planting
Round Table Discussion

DTS Voice Articles