Kristen Ferguson

Director of Online Education | Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

Dr. Kristen Ferguson serves as the Director of Online Education and associate professor of educational leadership at Gateway Seminary. Her doctoral research at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary investigated evangelical faculty perceptions on online theological education. Her continued research focuses on online course design, blended learning, and online teaching best practices. Dr. Ferguson has presented at conferences including the Online Learning Consortium annual international conference, the Society of Professors of Christian Education, as well as the Technology in Theological Education Group of the Association of Theological Schools.

Kristen serves in ministry alongside her husband, Anthony, senior pastor of 11th Street Baptist Church in Upland, California. They and their children, Asher and Lyla, love investing into the ministries of Southern California and the ministries represented by the online students of Gateway Seminary.

Other Activities For Adult Learners

Varied structures for teaching can reap benefits for adult learners. Dr. Ferguson suggests going beyond the traditional sermon structure and incorporating creative teaching methods.

Kristen Ferguson
Director of Online Education | Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Dr. Kristen Ferguson serves as the Director of Online Education and associate professor of educational leadership at Gateway Seminary. Her doctoral research at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary investigated evangelical faculty perceptions on online theological education. Her continued research focuses on online course design, blended learning, and online teaching best practices.