Representing a diverse group of scholars in biblical, social-science, historical and leadership studies, from around the world, the JBPL editorial board aims to provide a much needed multi-disciplinary, as well as international perspective on current research and interest in biblical perspectives in the study of leadership. Each member of the editorial board has been selected because of their published research and focused interest in the exploration of leadership within the Christian scriptures and its application in the many varied contexts around the world. To contact the editorial staff please send an e-mail to

Editorial Staff
Dr. Corné J. Bekker
Regent University
Mrs. Sarah Stanfield
Managing and Production Editor
Regent University
Mrs. Ashleigh Slater
Copy Editor
Regent University

Dr. Andrew D. Clarke
University of Aberdee
Scotland, UK

Dr. Jacob W. Elias
Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary

Indiana, USA
Dr. Kenneth O. Gangel
Dallas Seminary
Texas, USA
Dr. David J. Gyertson
Regent University
Virginia, USA
Dr. Charles de Jongh
Malyon College
Brisbane, Australia
Dr. Gary Kenney
Eastern Washington University
Washington, USA
Dr. Celia E. T. Kourie
University of South Africa

Gauteng, South Africa
Dr. John (Jack) W. Niewold
Living Hope Christian Center
Oregon, USA
Dr. Randall J. Pannell
Regent University
Virginia, USA
Dr. Jan van der Watt
Radboud University
The Netherlands
Dr. Bruce E. Winston
Regent University
Virginia, USA
Production Staff
Dr. Doris Gomez
Website Design
Regent University
Mrs. Julia Mattera
Communications Specialist
Regent University
Mrs. Sarah Stanfield
Website Production
Regent University



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