Dr. Ken Ellis

Dr. Ken EllisAssociate Professor of Christian Ministry & Moral Rehabilitation
Director, NOBTS Phillips State Prison Extension Center

Office: North Georgia Center, 1000 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite C-115 Marietta, GA 30068
Office Phone: (770) 633 - 4695
Fax: (770) 321 - 5363
E-Mail: phillipsprison@nobts.edu

Education

  • DMin. in Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005
  • MDiv. in Pastoral Counseling, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986
  • BA in Religion, Western Kentucky University, 1982

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, Leavell College of NOBTS Phillips Extension Center, 2015 - present
  • Associate Professor, NOBTS North Georgia Center, 2015 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Leavell College of NOBTS Phillips Extension Center, 2013 - 2015
  • Assistant Professor, NOBTS North Georgia Center, 2013 - 2015

Teaching Specializations

  • Georgia Department of Corrections Post Chaplaincy Training
  • Clinical Pastoral Education Certified
  • Crisis Intervention Debriefing Certified
  • Church Leadership and Evangelism

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor, Northeast Community Church, Lawrenceville, GA, 2012 - present
  • Chaplain, Georgia Department of Corrections, Buford, GA, 2013 - present
  • Director Evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA, 2007 - 2013
  • Associate Director Chaplaincy, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta GA, 1998 - 2007
  • Senior Chaplain, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington DC,1991 - 1998
  • Church Planter in Chicago, Home Mission Board, SBC, Atlanta GA, 1989 - 1991
  • Chaplain, Illinois Army National Guard, Headquarters 33D Infantry Brigade, Chicago, IL 1989 - 2000
  • Minister of Education, Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church Louisville, KY, 1987 - 1989

Publications

Articles

  • The History of Black Chaplaincy in the Southern Baptist Convention, The Journal of African American History, Black Denominational Servant's Network, 2005

Dissertation

  • Developing A Ministry Plan To Disciple Young African American Men In Prison In The Atlanta Area

Professional Development

  • American Correctional Association (ACA)
  • National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ)
  • Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association (CMCA)