And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses

entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others” (2 Timothy 2:2).
Tulsa, OK


Biblical Paradigms of Organizational Leadership, Organizational Culture and Change, Group Dynamics, Organizational Behavior, Advanced Leadership Theory, Theory & Theology of Leadership,  Christian Foundations and Practices of Leadership, Personal Leadership Development, Christian Worldview, Humanities, Ministry in a Pluralistic Culture, Gospel of John, Inductive Bible Study, History of Christianity, Introduction to the Old/New Testament,

Dr. Bryan Easley

Executive Vice President & Professor of Leadership



Dr. Easley and his wife, Leslie, have 5 children (Jacob, Benjamin, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Hannah) and live in northeast Oklahoma (USA). While serving in his part-time role as Executive Vice-President, Bryan is currently working with Rejoice Christian Schools (K-12) to oversee the development of the Extended Learning Center for academic support and experiential/innovative learning. He has also served in various roles in church planting and pastoral ministry. Bryan and his family attend Rejoice Church in Owasso, Oklahoma, where he regularly teaches Bible classes. He previously served as the Dean of Online Learning for Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Vice-President for Leadership Development at World Renewal International, Rector (President) of Emmaus Biblical Seminary (2010-2012), and Associate Director for Distance Learning at Wesley Biblical Seminary.

Publications & Presentations

  • "Bridging the Secular/Sacred Divide in Theological Education"CETA Biennial Conference, Georgetown, Guyana, SA. September 2019.
  • Leadership the Wesleyan Way.Easley & Perry, eds. Emeth Press, 2016.
  • “Shared Leadership” in Leadership the Wesleyan Way. Emeth Press, 2016.
  • “The Leadership of Francis Asbury” in Leadership the Wesleyan Way. Emeth Press, 2016.
  • “Imitating Christ: The Leadership of Francis Asbury.” Transform:ED Conference on Spiritual Formation & Christian Leadership. Wesley Biblical Seminary, 2010.
  • “The Exalted Servant as Lord: Countercultural Leadership in the Christ Hymns of Philippians and Colossians.” Annual Roundtables for Contemporary Research & Practice. Regent University, 2008.

Research Interests

Biblical theology of leadership and organizations, Trinitarian & kenotic leadership, redemptive leadership, History of Christianity, Christian education; religion, faith, & democratic liberty; organizational development & systems thinking