Dr. Curtis Thompson


Dr. Curtis Thompson

Leadership Coach
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Dr. Curtis A. Thompson accepted his call into ministry in the Fall of 2001 and was ordained as a license minister in July 2005. Educational background includes being a Graduate of Tennessee State University, with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and a M.Div. from Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University. Dr. Thompson completed the doctorate program at Wesley Seminary for Transformational Leadership in May 2020. His cohort was the first D.Min. graduating class in the history of Wesley Seminary at IWU. 

Dr. Thompson has been mentored and groomed by many other outstanding and prominent leaders in various ministry context ranging from 1,500 to 25,000 membered congregations. He has served as a senior leader and associate minister and believes that proper development in spiritual leadership is essential in transforming the lives of believers. Likewise, the concept and principles of team building is imperative in the implementation of God’s Agenda for His Kingdom. 

As the Associate Executive Pastor of Engagement of Kentwood Community Church, he manages the missional objectives of the church to “Know Him” and to “Make Him Known” by assisting weekly attenders and members get faithfully connected and invested in KCC through serving, growing and building discipling relationships. The Associate EP provides oversight for connection opportunities in adult ministries and in ministries that include first impressions, congregational care, local outreach, volunteerism, leadership development, discipleship, ministerial and Christian education processes, resident/intern recruitment, ministry cohorts, baptism, prayer and deliverance/inner healing ministries and intercultural engagement.

Dr. Thompson has a passion for his family and the people of God. He is dedicated to transforming lives by teaching and preaching that an intimate holistic relationship with God is the most important relationship in our lives.