Become the Leader God Called you to Be
Leading from Christ’s Love
Get the education you need to further prepare and equip yourself as a leader, educator or administrator. Our Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership degree is cohort-based and has alternative delivery methods. When you study in LBC | Capital’s PhD in leadership, you’ll learn under the tutelage of expert faculty members and international ministry leaders.
This program is built upon a framework that understands organizations to be dynamic and developmental in nature. The program promotes a balanced model of leadership that recognizes the importance of biblical values, incorporates the best of social science literature, cultivates inspiring vision and godly virtues and gives attention to the details of leadership management practices.
Designed for highly motivated students, this program is well-suited for pastors, missionaries, para-church ministry leaders, teachers, and other Christian leaders looking for a way to heighten their professional development and give them a deep understanding of biblical leadership. Other benefits include:
“He must become greater; I must become less.” – John 3:30
View the CATALOG for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions, and further details about this program.
Listen to our student describe their experience in the PhD in leadership program – why they love it, how it’s changed them and why they chose it.
Dr. Kevin Gushiken
Director, PhD of Leadership
“My greatest joy is seeing students discover a topic they hope to research that energizes their passions and aims to make a lasting impact on the global church.” — Dr. GushikenRead Bio
Dr. Rick Rhoads
Chair of the Church & Ministry Leadership Department
“Who we are and how we live together is what we teach.” — Dr. RhoadsRead Bio
Dr. Warren Bird
“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. BirdRead Bio
Dr. Mark Eckel
“Training next generation Christian leaders in the use of biblical tools for lifelong learning is my passion.” —Dr. EckelRead Bio
Dr. Gene Habecker
“I highly recommend this program. It reflects a dynamic balance between theory and practice for leaders.” —Dr. HabeckerRead Bio
Dr. Skip Lewis
“I always come away enriched from investing time in nurturing students and watching them positively shape the character and culture of our society.” — Dr. LewisRead Bio