Children's & Family Ministry (M.A.), Bethel Seminary
Started at Bethel
- Azusa Pacific University - B.A. Biblical Literature, 1978
- Bethel Seminary - M.A. Children and Family Ministry, 2003
- Bethel Seminary - D.Min. Strengths-Based Congregational Leadership, 2013
Dr. Deb Moncauskas is an Adjunct Professor at Bethel Seminary, teaching since 2004 in the Master of Arts degree program in Children and Family Ministry. Her areas of focus are leadership and staff development, generational distinctives and ministry administration. She serves in the local church as a Children and Family Pastor, leading this ministry for the past 30 years. She has been certified by Gallup as a Strengths Coach, coaching close to 200 men, women and youth to live and lead from their strengths. She earned her D.Min in 2012. Her dissertation focused on strengths-based leadership development for pre-teens.
Deb lives in San Diego with her husband of 40+ years, Rick.
Staffing and Leadership
Creativity and Content Delivery
Senior Integrative Seminar
Children and Family Ministry Administration
The Teaching and Learning Process
Introduction to Family Ministry
Leadership in Children and Family Ministry
Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1973
Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities, 2003
Summa Cum Laude, Bethel Seminary, 2003
Dissertation with Distinction Award, 2012
It Worked for Us, Contributor "If You Build it..."
"Building a Ministry Team That Goes the Distance" CPC 08
"Joining Children on Their Spiritual Journeys" "Developing Your Family Mission Statement"
Guest Lecturer at University of San Diego School of Nursing: "Caring for the Faithful"
"Strengths Finders" Children's Pastors' Conference, San Diego and Orlando '07, 08
"Leadership Emergence Theory" CPC, San Diego and Orlando, '07
MOPS guest Lecturer '05 and '07, '09, '11, '13, '16
Advanced Certificate in Children's Ministry 2014, 2015, 2016
Certificates and Licenses
StrengthsFinder Coach- Certified by The Gallup Organization and Gallup University (Levels 1, 2 and 3)
Licensed Minister since 2005
Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards
Associate Director, US Initiatives, The Cory Center
Hobbies and Interests
I love to take long walks and kayak with my husband.
"But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength." II Timothy 4:17