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Dr. Rhonda H. Kelley
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‘Our Faithful God’ musical inspired by NOBTS centennial history
Mar 15, 2018
After Decades of Repression, 'the Field is Ripe' for Church Planting in Colombia
Mar 15, 2018
Billy Graham legacy honored by historic pulpit at NOBTS
Mar 15, 2018
Leavell College Spotlight: Rachael Putman
Mar 02, 2018
3 Tips in 3 Minutes for New Students
Jan 29, 2018
Are you a new student and want to go to Mardi Gras? Here’s a quick tip sheet.
Feb 05, 2018
BHM18 Part 1: Racial Reconciliation - One Guy's Perspective
Feb 12, 2018
BHM18 Part 2: Representation
Feb 19, 2018
President's Wife, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Adjunct Professor of Women’s Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
(504) 282-4455, ext. 8588
Advanced Certificate in Women's Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, 2001
Basic Certificate in Women's Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, 2000
Ph.D. in Special Education and Speech Pathology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, 1983
M.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1975
B.A. in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1974
Graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, New Orleans, LA 1970
Adjunct Professor of Women's Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1985-present
Advisor, Women's Academic Programs, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997 - 2012
Associate Director, Innovative Evangelism, New Orleans, LA, 1988 - present
Director, Women's Enrichment Ministry, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1991 - present
Inspirational Christian Speaker and Writer, presently
Member, Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, 1990 - present
TV/Radio Host, "A Word for Women" broadcast twice weekly on WBSN-FM and local network, New Orleans, LA, 1983 - 2005
Member, Foundation Board, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1997 - 2003
Chairman, Deacon Nominating Committee, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1995 - 1996
Chairman, Missions Committee, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1991 - 1994
Director, Girls in Action, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1982 - 1997
Director, Woman's Missionary Union, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA, 1980 - 82
Manageing Editor, The Devotional for Women. Nashville, TN: Broadman-Holman 2015.
Author, Life Lessons from Women of the Bible. Nashville, TN: Lifeway, 2015.
Author, Talking is a Gift: Communication Skills for Women. Nashville, TN: Broadman-Holman Academics, 2014.
Managing Editor, The Study Bible for Women. Nashville, TN. Broadman-Holman, 2014.
Author, Divine Discipline: How to Develop and Maintain Self-Control. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing, 2014
Managing Editor, Women's Evangelical Commentary: Old Testament, Nashville, TN. Broadman-Holman, 2011.
Managing Editor, Women's Evangelical Commentary: New Testament, Nashville, TN. Broadman-Holman, 2011.
Author, Joyful Living: A Personal Study of Philippians. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2011.
Author, Personal Discipline: A Biblical Study of Self-Control and Perserverance. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2011.
Author, Servant Leadership: A Biblical Study for Becoming a Christlike Leader. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2011.
Author, True Contentment: A Biblical Study for Achieving Satisfaction in Life. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2010.
Author, Personal Holiness: A Biblical Study for Developing a Holy Lifestyle. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2010.
Author, Spiritual Wellness: A Personal Bible Study of Colossians. Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2010.
Co-Author, Don't Miss the Blessing. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing, 2010.
Author, Raising Moms: Daughters Caring for Their Mothers in Their Later Years, Birmingham, AL: New Hope, 2006
Co-Editor and Contributor, The New King James Woman's Study Bible. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishing, 1995.
Numerous other publications in books and periodicals.
Chapters, Articles, etc...
Contributor, Recovering the Christian Woman’s Home. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013.
Contributor, The Hidden Person of the Heart: Discovering What God Says About and to Women Through the Scriptures. Naples, FL: Books of Hope, 2011.
Contributor, One Year Women’s Devotional. Colorado Springs: Nav Press, 2011.
Contributor, Transformed Lives: Taking Women’s Ministry to the Next Level. Nashville, TN: LifeWay, 2000.
“Dining Etiquette,” Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Ministers, New Orleans, LA: Dinstuhl Printing, 2002.
Contributor, HeartCall: The Call to Prayer. Alpharetta, GA: North American Mission Board, 1998.
Contributor, Women Reaching Women: Beginning and Building a Growing Women’s Ministry, Nashville, TN; LifeWay, 1997.
Bible Study Lessons for Virtue Magazine, 1996-present.
Guest Editorials for Louisiana Baptist Message, 1988-91.
Guidance material for Youth Discipleship Training Curriculum, Southern Baptist Convention, 1985.
Advisory Board Member, Southern Baptist Convention Ministers' Wives, 2010-present
President, Southern Baptist Convention Ministers' Wives, 2009-2010
Advisory Board Member, Women's Ministry Network, 2009 - present
Advisory Council, Women's Enrichment Ministry Council, LifeWay Christian Resources, 1995-present
Member, Seminary Women's Network, 1991 - present
Member, New Orleans Baptist Seaman's Service Board, 1997 - present
Member, Local ACTS-TV Board, 1994 - 2005
Executive Board, Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1994 - 1999
Member, SBC Women's Ministry Study Group, 1992-93
Member, Southern Baptist Convention, Resolutions Committee, 1987 and 1988
Steering Committee, DaySpring Women's Conference, Home Mission Board, 1988-89
Vice President, SBC Ministers' Wives Association, 1990
Consultant, Ochsner Craniofacial Team, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA, 1993-1996
Director, Division of Communicative Disorders, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA, 1981-1993
Speech and Language Pathologist, Child Development Center, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, 1978-1993
Contract Teacher, Department of Special Education, University of New Orleans, 1990-92
Speech and Language Pathologist, Jefferson Speech and Language Center, Metairie, LA, 1977-78
Speech and Language Pathologist, Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 1975-1977
Additional Links and Resources:
Dr. Rhonda Kelley's Speaking Schedule
Women's Ministry Programs
Dr. Chuck Kelley's Faculty Page
Dr. Chuck Kelley's Speaking Schedule
About the President Page