Pastor Gerald M. Dew is the humble pastor of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois. He is married to the lovely Marva Dew and is the father of Reverend Samuel and Eboni Dew. Pastor Dew serves his congregation as a prolific preacher, visionary teacher, and fearless leader. He is a strong believer in the power of God's word and God's people.
Pastor Dew has an unquenchable hunger for education and thirst for knowledge and is considered a "lifelong learner." Thus far he has earned the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Texas Southern University, Master of Arts in Theology Houston Graduate School of Theology, Master of Divinity Northern Theological Seminary, Doctorate of Ministry Northern Theological Seminary.
In 2012 Pastor Dew instituted the Forward Momentum in Ministry Ministers Workshop designed to educate and empower religious leaders from across the state. In addition he serves as: Director, Center For Urban Leadership (Master of Arts in Urban Leadership), Northern Theological Seminary, Lisle, IL; Affiliate Professor, Northern Seminary, Lisle, IL; Doctoral Thesis Supervisor, Northern Seminary, Lisle, IL; Leader of Ministers Conference, Illinois Missionary Baptist State Convention (former Convention President); Dean of Pastoral Development, North Woodriver District Association; Founder and Executive Director, Major Impact Ministries, Inc.; Bible Instructor, National Baptist Sunday School and Baptist Training Union-Ministers Conference.
Pastor Dew has two publications: A Pilot Project For A Future Informed Leadership Development Process at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and Jigsaw Puzzle Leadership.
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Jigsaw Puzzle Leadership
by Gerald Dew
The nature and complexity of a jigsaw puzzle in many respects mirrors the nature and complexity of the church and ministry. Dr. Dew uses principles of solving a jigsaw puzzle and applies them to the puzzling aspects of church ministry and leadership.
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