Ms. Karla L. McGehee


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Ms. Karla L. McGeheeInstructor of Christian Education
Associate Director of Innovative Learning
Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Office: HSC 268B
Office Phone: (504) 816-8052
Fax: (504) 816-8591


  • ThM (Christian Education), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015
  • MDiv (focus in Christian Education), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010
  • BA, Leavell College, 2007
  • Additional studies at Wheaton College (Educational Ministries)

Teaching Experience

  • Instructor of Christian Education, August 2016 - Present
  • Special Contract Teacher, Christian Education, 2013 - July 2016
  • Adjunct Instructor of Christian Education, 2011 - 2013
  • Teaching Assistant in Christian Education, NOBTS, 2007 - 2013

Teaching Specializations

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

Ministry Experience

  • Minister of Education, First Baptist Church of Belle Chasse, Belle Chasse, LA, 2007 - 2015
  • 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.
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