Dean of
Alternative Ministerial Education

Paul Maitland, Dean starting February 2015Dr. Paul Maitland announces two required core courses to be offered in 2018.

1. Baptist History and Polity - (concluded: 2019 dates TBA)

2. Professional Boundaries -


Registration October 20
(Deadline: October 12) |

note from the Dean

Paul retired as the pastor of Second Baptist Church in Peoria in 2013.  He is a graduate of Houghton College in New York, Gordon Conwell Seminary, and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary.  With the exception of a five-year stint as a church planter in Michigan, all of Paul’s ministerial service has been in the Great Rivers Region.  Paul has served as the President of the Great Rivers Region (2014) and is an active member of the GRR Action Learning Team working on the challenge of small churches with dual income pastors.