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Keith J. Matthews, D.Min.

Chair, Department of Ministry
Interim Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
Professor of Spiritual Formation and Contemporary Culture
Phone: (626) 815-5439
Keith J. Matthews, D.Min., has extensive ministry experience, from church plants to the megachurch, from coast to coast. He has written articles for the journal Conversations, Sojourners magazine, and Leadership Journal, as well as designed and co-authored Dallas Willard’s Study Guide to the Divine Conspiracy. He is an ordained pastor, retreat speaker, and conference speaker. Keith is married to Christa and has three children, Cori, Kyle, and Kate, and resides in Southern California.


D.Min., Spirituality and Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


  • Azusa Pacific Seminary


  • Dallas Willard
  • Emergent Church
  • Practical Theology
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Spirituality and Leadership

Courses Taught

GMIN 506 – Foundations of Educational Ministries
GMIN 516 – Dynamics of Christian Formation
GMIN 538 – Evangelism and Discipleship
GMIN 569 – Field Education in Ministry
GMIN 588 – The Missional Church
GMIN 598 – Growing Healthy Churches
GMIN 628 – Seminar in Ministry

Office Location

John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, Room 220, West Campus

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