Ms. Karla L. McGehee
Ms. Karla L. McGeheeSpecial Contract Teacher, Christian Education
Associate Director of Innovative Learning
Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Office: HSC 210C
Office Phone: (504) 816-8052
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  • MDIV in Christian Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010
  • BA, Leavell College, 2007

Teaching Experience

  • Special Contract Teacher, Christian Education, 2013 - Present
  • Adjunct Instructor of Christian Education, 2011 - 2013
  • Teaching Assistant in Christian Education, NOBTS, 2007 - 2013

Teaching Specializations

  • Christian Education, Children's Ministry, Discipleship, Educational Technology

Ministry Experience

  • Minister of Education, First Baptist Church of Belle Chasse, Belle Chasse, LA, 2007 - Present
  • Discipleship, Evangelism and Missions Intern, Tinley Park, IL, 2006



  • More - August 2013, LifeWay Christian Resources (devotional magazine for 1st and 2nd graders); coauthored with Dr. Donna Peavey, NOBTS
  • "Youth Mission Study - Walker Community Ministries," LBC Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering 2011
  • "Youth Mission Study - Reaching the Lost Hispanic Peoples of Louisiana," LBC Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering 2010
  • "How Do I Conduct an Assessment of Our Equipment and Furnishings?" published in Sunday School: Published in Sunday School: How to Manual, edited by Wayne Poling, Nashville: LifeWay Press, 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • Baptist Association of Christian Educators (BACE)
  • Louisiana Pathways Trainer, Level III
  • North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE)

Professional Presentations and Denominational Activities

  • Keynote Speaker at LBC's Early Weekday Childhood Workshop (New Orleans, LA), January 2014
  • Co-presenter with Dr. Donna B. Peavey, "Family Engagement in Selected Spiritual Disciplines" at the Southern Baptist Research Fellowship 2013 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 19, 2013.
  • Conference Leader at LBC's Childhood Education Workshop 2013 July 19-20 (Benton, LA) and July 22-23, 2013 (New Orleans). Two conferences led: Children and Technology, Teaching from Your Overflow
  • Conference leader at Hunter Street Baptist Church's (Hoover, AL) "Go Conference," May 5 - 8, 2013. Conference led: New Orleans and the Ministry of FBC Belle Chasse (LA).
  • Conference Speaker at NOBA's Vacation Bible School Associational Training, April 18, 2013.
  • Conference Speaker at LBC's Early Weekday Childhood Workshop (New Orleans, LA), January 12, 2013. Conference Title: Raising the Bar; conference led: Teaching from Your Overflow.


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


Biblical Studies
Christian Education
Church and Community Ministries
Church Music Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Theological and Historical Studies
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