Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, PhD
Dean of Lifelong Learning
Jewel Gingerich Longenecker, PhD, leads the AMBS Church Leadership Center, which offers non-degree programs for church leaders. In her role, she collaborates with AMBS faculty, denominational leaders, district conference staff and congregational leaders, to help provide a rich array of resources for leadership development. Her PhD studies focused on the importance of deep, careful study of Scripture in congregations, led by well-prepared teachers. Before coming to AMBS as associate dean in 2001, Jewel was a conference youth minister, high school campus pastor, and teacher.