Dr. Dean Taylor Bio

Dr. Dean H. Taylor is Professor of Pastoral Studies and Chair of the Ministries Division at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa. After serving in pastoral ministry for twenty-five years, Dean’s mission now is to equip a new generation of pastors, be a friend to men in ministry, and encourage biblical church growth. Dean’s book The Thriving Church: The True Measure of Growth was released in December, 2019. He publishes articles at deanhtaylor.com, including a series on The Pathway to Pastoral Ministry, intended to guide and encourage young men considering pastoral ministry. He produces the podcast, Shepherdology: A Pastor’s Friend. Dean and his wife Faith have four adult children and three grandchildren. He enjoys cycling, tennis, trout fishing, and beekeeping.