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Roger Ball, DMin

Associate Professor
Leadership and Ministry

Since 1990, Dr. Ball has been the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Tempe. He was also one of the founding pastors of Phoenix Seminary and served for a time as Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Ball is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences and is passionate about preaching the Bible and modeling integrity, grace, and mercy. His specialties include: conflict management, turn-around churches, church planting, world missions, and advanced teaching techniques.


Western Seminary, DMin

Western Seminary (Church Education), MA

Western Seminary (Theology), MA

University of Arizona (Education), MA, BA


Contributing author to Discipleship and Mentoring

“Initiating Dialogue” in Ministry Advice from Seasoned Pastors

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