Meet Our Team

Warren Bird, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Church & Ministry Leadership

Office Location: Lancaster

Rev. Warren Bird, Ph.D., has served as adjunct professor at Alliance Theological Seminary since 1995. He has been both a senior pastor, church planter, and assistant pastor in C&MA churches. He is the award-winning author, co-author or editor of 29 books for church leaders, over 200 magazine articles, and several dozen groundbreaking research reports. He is the director of Research and Intellectual Capital Development and oversees the research department at Leadership Network, the nation’s leading organization to help entrepreneurial church leaders in growing churches move from ideas to implementation to increased influence and impact. Widely quoted in national media, he is one of the nation’s leading writers on megachurches, multi-site churches, high-visibility pastoral succession, and large church compensation.


“The best classroom learning occurs through the integration of how God is already at work in the student’s ministry, solid background reading and lively application-based discussion.” — Dr. Bird