Our team at the Center for Pastoral Leadership is well acquainted with the current issues surrounding ministry in the Church and considers it a privilege to support NTS in its mission to equip pastors and other ministry leaders with their education, training, leadership development and resourcing.

Dr. Jesse Middendorf

As executive director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, Jesse C. Middendorf, D.Min., provides guidance and vision drawn from more than half a century of ministry as pastor, district superintendent and general superintendent.

Rev. Dana Preusch

Dana Preusch brings 17 years of pastoral ministry to her role as director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, experience that gives her extensive insight into the unique challenges of life on the front lines…

Dr. Bill Kirkemo

Bill Kirkemo serves Nazarene Theological Seminary as Financial Literacy Advisor and adjunct faculty, teaching Financial Management for Church and Ministry. He currently also serves the Church as Lead Pastor of the Harrisonville Church of the…