Academics

Drew University
Leonard Sweet was appointed Dean of Drew Theological School and Vice President of Drew University by President Tom Kean in January of 1995, a position he held until 2001, when he became the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism as part of Drew's partnership with the Foundation for Evangelism in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. Len studies with Drew M.Div. students. He also studies with Ph.D. students in history, evangelism and liturgical studies, as well as D.Min. students interested in future-fitting their ministries and churches.
Drew Theological School

Courses
Fall 2013:
The Church and God's Mission
Faith and Finance
Spring 2014:
Evangelism in the United Methodist Tradition
Preaching for the 21st Century
 
 
George Fox University
In 2001 Dr. Sweet was invited to be a Distiniguished Visiting Professor at George Fox University, a school affiliated with the Quaker tradition and the Wesleyan Methodist movement. Len guest lectures periodically during the academic year, and assumes mentoring resposibilities for a select group of doctoral students from around the world who desire to move their ministries to the next level. Len is known for pioneering the use of Second Life as a platform for learning and faith development in this program. .
Semiotics & Future Studies Doctor of Ministry Mentor

Courses
Fall 2009:
Engaging Leadership Concepts
Thinking Globally, Leading Locally
Spring 2010:
Developing Leadership Strategies
Distilling a Dream for Leadership in the Emerging Culture
 
 
United Theological Seminary

In 1984 Dr. Leonard Sweet became President and Professor of Church History at United Theological Seminary, a former
Evangelical United Brethren seminary founded in 1871 by Bishop Milton Wright, father of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Len was
then the youngest seminary president in North America, and he served as President until 1993, when he became Chancellor
and Professor of Church History, a position which he held until 1995. In 2008 the Board of Trustees of United Theological
Seminary named Dr. Sweet "President Emeritus."

 

 

 

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