Offering accessible, affordable, quality, online theological education to local pastors, bi-vocational leaders, second career clergy, lay ministers, and life-time learners with
faithful and creative ministry in a postmodern era for the NeXtChurch—the “New Thing” or the "next Re-formation"
Robert J. Duncan, Jr, D.Min
Founder & President
Professor of Leadership & Ministry
Director - The Center for Leadership & Specialized Ministry
Rob is a retired ordained United Methodist with over 30 years of ministry experience,
He was the Director of Institutional Advancement, Director of Admissions, and Doctor of Ministry Core Faculty at the Drew University Theological School. While at Drew he received the Doctor of Ministry Directors Award, Hispanic Institute of Theology Award, and a named Prize in the Doctor of Ministry Program.
Rob served as President and Professor of Religion at Bacone College from 2002-2013. Bacone is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has a historical educational mission with native people. While at Bacone he received awards from the Oklahoma State Legislature, NCCA Student Chapter, several Tribal Colleges, American Indian Chamber of Commerce, NAIA, EIIA, and Daughters of the American Revolution.
He currently serves as the Executive Director of Certified Temperament Life Coaching for the Sarasota Academy and is a Clinical Supervisor for the National Christian Counselors Association. In 2009 he received The Drs. Richard & Phyllis Arno Temperament Award at the National Christian Counselors Association Annual Conference.
Rob is a published author of articles, chapters, and several books, including Circuit Rider Magazine articles, a chapter in Equipping the Saints (Abingdon,2000), and Christian Futuring (Indian University Press 2012).
He has been a frequent speaker at national conferences presenting ways to connect technology, distance education, and ministry,