Welcome to NOBTS
Meet Our President
Visit the campus
Counseling (Leeke Magee)
Discipleship and Ministry Leadership
Evangelism (Leavell Center)
Missions (Global Missions Center)
New Testament (H. Milton Haggard Center)
Preaching (Adrian Rogers Center)
Smaller Member Church (Caskey Center)
Theology (Baptist Center)
Apologetics (Institute for Christian Apologetics)
Archaeology (Moskau Institute)
Ethics & Politics (Institute for Faith and the Public Square)
Youth (Youth Ministry Institute)
Academics & Admissions
Visit the campus
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate Degrees (Leavell College)
Professional Doctoral Degrees (DMin, DEdMin)
Research Doctoral Degrees (ThM, PhD, DMA, EdD)
Catalogs & Course Schedules
Research Centers & Institutes
Alternative Delivery Methods
PHD Delivery Methods
PHD Synchronous Learning
Leavell College Registrar’s Office
Caskey Center for Church Excellence
Graduate Academic Advising
PROGRAMAS EN ESPAÑOL
목회학 박사 과정
Communication & News
Events & Announcements
Office of Public Relations
Graduate Academic Advising
New Student Orientation
Student Handbook (PDF)
Dean of Students Office
Campus Housing Office
Financial Aid Office
Women of NOBTS
The REC Life (Blog)
Restaurant Guide (PDF)
City Guide (PDF)
Ministry Guide (PDF)
Museum of the Bible and Archaeology
Early Learning Center
Health & Family Resources
Parking Permit Application
Providence Learning Center
Alumni Relations Office
Alumni Community Login
Contact the Team
Dr. Rhonda H. Kelley
Faculty of NOBTS
A to H
I to R
Dr. C. Kelley
Dr. R. Kelley
S to Z
Dr. E. Steele
Dr. K. Steele
Dr. H. Stewart
Dr. R. Stewart
Finding God Faithful in Dark Days
Feb 15, 2019
TroQuell Jenkins: Pushing new boundaries for Christ
Feb 15, 2019
NOBTS alumnus finds fruitful ministry as jail chaplain
Feb 15, 2019
NOBTS receives $1 million grant from Baptist Community Ministries
Jan 30, 2019
My Dream for Racial Harmony
Feb 11, 2019
The Paul of Many Pauls: Lessons Learned from Kendell Easley’s Life Making Disciples
Jan 30, 2019
Happiness and Holy Hunger
Jan 28, 2019
8 Things I Learned from Defend this Year
Jan 22, 2019
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
Managing Editor, The Devotional for Women. Nashville, TN: Broadman-Holman, 2015.
Managing Editor, The Psalms and Proverbs Devotional for Women. Nashville, TN: B&H Books, 2017.
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, 2018.
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