Faculty Profile

Dr. Mark Leavell

Director of Learning Resources


Ph.D., Western Colorado University; M.S., California State University at Los Angeles ; B.A., Pasadena College (now Point Loma Nazarene University).


Mark has served in many different roles during the 50+ years of his adult life. Educator, School Psychologist, Marriage and Family Counselor, Associate Pastor, businessman, computer programmer, IT Director, grant writer and seminary professor among several others. Most recently, he facilitated the implementation of a new Library Management software in collaboration with Asbury Theological Seminary, and directed a comprehensive renovation of the library at West Africa Theological Seminary in Lagos, Nigeria. He and his wife, Marybeth, have two sons and six grandchildren, and reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Research Interests

Steward Leadership, Psychology, Discipleship, biographies of early missionaries

Courses Taught

Educational Ministries in the Church; Pastoral Counseling; and Using Technology in Ministry, all Master's level courses at West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria.

"And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others." -2 Timothy 2:2