George Hillman, the Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership at Dallas Seminary, interviews Dr. Sue Edwards, Associate Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership at Dallas Seminary, and Dr. Barbara Neumann, Adjunct Professor in the Department Christian Education for Dallas Seminary, about the mentoring crisis in the church today and how authentic relationships can overcome the profound disconnect between generations.
Issues in Christian Education (Spring 2014)
- Organic Mentoring
- Parenting in Grace
Dr. Barbara Neumann (MACE, D.Min. Dallas Theological Seminary) currently serves as adjunct professor in the Educational Ministries and Leadership Department at DTS Houston. She is currently leading a project to train women in the Middle East to be leaders in their church. Her additional ministries include mentoring young leaders, church mentoring consultant, speaker, Bible study teacher, and gardener. She is coauthor of Organic Mentoring: A Mentor’s Guide to Relationships With Next Generation Women. Barbara is married to Ralph, mother of three, and grandmother of eleven perfect grandchildren.
Dr. George M Hillman Jr. serves as the Vice President for Student Life, Dean of Students, and Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary. George came to DTS in 2002 with years of pastoral experience in churches and parachurch organizations in both Texas and Georgia. A graduate of Texas A&M University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, George has a passion for education, spiritual formation, and leadership development. He is a rabid college football fan and loves good barbeque. He is married to his wife Jana and they have one grown daughter who is pursuing a career in the arts.
Dr. Edwards’s heartbeat is to reinforce ministry partnerships between men and women, which strengthen church and parachurch organizations locally and worldwide. She has over forty years of experience in Bible teaching, educational ministries, leading ministry to women, retreat and conference speaking, training teams and teachers, overseeing staff, and writing curriculum. She is the author of “The Discover Together Series”, currently providing thirteen inductive Bible studies for women, co-author of five leadership books for women, and co-editor of "Invitation to Educational Ministry, Foundations of Transformative Christian Education."