Powell, Dr. Brent

John Wesley School of Leadership
Off Campus

Ph.D. Tennessee Temple University
D.Min. Liberty University
M.L.S. The University of Western Ontario
M.Div. London Baptist Seminary
Certificate of Honors Standing at The University of Western Ontario
B.A. The University of Western Ontario


Dr. Powell was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. He came to faith in Christ as a child and was baptized at Central Baptist Church, London, Ontario. He attended The University of Western Ontario where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and later a Certificate of Honors Standing in English. He earned a Master of Divinity from London Baptist Seminary and a Master of Information and Library Science from The University of Western Ontario. Dr. Powell graduated with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Liberty University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership from Tennessee Temple University.

Dr. Powell has a passion for Christ’s work and people and has served in full time Pastoral ministry for over 30 years. He has also taught on campuses in The United States, Canada, Australia, and the Caribbean. He joined the faculty of the Center for Leadership Studies at Tennessee Temple University in 2011 and came to Piedmont International University with the merger in 2015. Dr. Powell and his wife Esther have one daughter. He has served as chairman of the board of A.B.W.E Canada.

Powell, Dr. Brent