Dr. John York
Associate Dean

York is the director of Lipscomb's Doctor of Ministry program and teaches in the D.Min. program as well as text courses in the graduate school.  He received his training from Abilene Christian University (B.A., M.A., M.Div.), Emory University (Ph.D.) and Lipscomb University (M.A. in Conflict Management).  Prior to joining the faculty here, York served in full time ministry with congregations in Oregon, Texas and Tennessee.

Dr. Kate Watkins
Academic Program Director

Watkins provides administrative leadership for the Doctor of Ministry program.  She holds a D.Min. from Lipscomb University as well as a certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Institute for Christian Spirituality.  She is also an adjunct faculty member with the College of Bible and Ministry.