Willie J. Bolden

Dr. Bolden completed his undergraduate studies at Biola University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Education in 1980. He earned a Master of Arts in Theological Education from Talbot Theological Seminary in 1992. In 2006, Dr. Bolden earned a Doctor of Ministry in Missions and Evangelism from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston. As a conference speaker, preacher, and teacher, Dr. Bolden speaks on subjects that range from successful biblical marriage, blended families, and evangelism to Bible doctrine and Christian education. He is married to Loretta C. Bolden. They are the parents of seven children and eight grandchildren.

Willie J. Bolden’s Contributions

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Don't Quit

Dr. Willie Bolden, Executive Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, encourages believers through the…
March 22, 2019
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A Willing Witness

Dr. Willie Bolden, executive director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, discusses how one can…
April 5, 2018
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Rediscovering God's Vision for Male/Female Partnerships in Ministry

Dr. Sandra Glahn moderates a panel of contributors to the book "Vindicating the Vixens" mixed with…
March 4, 2018
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How to Handle Temptation

Dr. Willie Bolden, executive director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, discusses the temptations that…
February 22, 2018
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The Glory of God's Grace

Dr. Willie Bolden, Executive Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, highlights the grace of…
December 4, 2017
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Living Life In a Different Lane

Dr. Willie Bolden, Executive Director of Community and Church Relations, discusses how Christians are called and…
November 6, 2017
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The Priority of Purpose

Dr. Willie Bolden, Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, delivers a challenge from Acts…
May 23, 2017

Commencement Chapel 2017

Dr. Willie Bolden, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, reminds…
May 12, 2017
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How Do You Know You're Growing

Dr. Willie Bolden, Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, shares how Christ-centered living, spiritual…
March 23, 2017

Lessons from the Potter's Wheel

Dr. Willie Bolden, Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, talks about staying on the…
September 22, 2016

The Merging of the Message and Messenger

Dr. Willie Bolden, Executive Director, Church & Pastoral Relations, DTS-Houston, explains that as believers we are…
September 5, 2012
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Willie Bolden in Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Willie Bolden, Director of Church Relations, shares his passion for equipping pastors for ministry in…
January 30, 2012
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