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Dr. John Battaglia, D.Min.



Dr. John Battaglia serves as the director of the Doctor of Ministry program. Battaglia has 30 years of leadership experience involving business, government, church and non-profit organizations, with 27 of those years spent pastoring and planting two churches. He teaches courses at AGTS and within the Master of Organizational Leadership program at Evangel. He also serves as a fully-endorsed Assemblies of God chaplain to the Missouri State Legislature. Throughout his career, Battaglia has completed short-term missionary projects on five continents and has taught leadership seminars at national conferences.  Battaglia completed his D.Min. degree from AGTS in 2004 and a M.A. in Missiology – Intercultural Communications in 1989. In addition, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Bible College.

 “I am committed to adding value to people’s lives through discipleship, leadership, and friendship. I take great joy when others do well.” –– John Battaglia