Dr. John Paul Thompson
Director of Doctor of Ministry Program, Assistant Professor of Missiology and Leadership
Dr. John Thompson is currently the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and Assistant Professor of Missiology and Leadership at ORU’s Graduate School of Theology and Ministry (GSTM). He received a Bachelors in Church Ministries: Evangelism in 1990 and a Master’s in Biblical Literature in 1992 both from Oral Roberts University. He earned a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership from Regent University in 2007.
Prior to joining the faculty at ORU, Dr. Thompson planted and pastored All Nations Fellowship, a multi-national church in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2003 to 2013. He also founded and leads Global Equip, a ministry that equips leaders in developing nations. Dr. Thompson has served as an executive director of several non-profit ministries, as well as on pastoral staff in the local church. He has lived overseas and traveled to thirty-seven nations. Dr. Thompson is married and has three sons.