Leslie Umstattd

Dr. Leslie Umstattd is an Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She earned her Doctorate in Education from Midwestern, and also holds a Masters in Religious Education and Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as a Bachelors in Business Management from the University of Alabama. Dr. Umstattd is an educator, pastor’s wife, volunteer women’s ministry coordinator, women’s Bible study teacher and curriculum developer. She has been published in Just Between Us: Encouraging and Equipping Women For a Life of Faith magazine and Digging Deeper Devotions for Gracefully Truthful. She has been married for 21 years to Dr. Rustin Umstattd. They have two daughters, Ashtin and Jordan.

Feb 20

The Pornography Pandemic by Leslie Umstattd

Pornography is not often talked about in the church, but pornography is often on the minds of many church members. Pornography is a growing pandemic, and it is only getting worse. It is reported that 93% of pastors see it as a much bigger problem than it was in the past.[1] As the Church, we […]

Oct 14

Designed for Community by Leslie Umstattd

Community is defined as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Christian community goes beyond that definition to entail worship, service, iron sharpening iron, and a true focus on honoring God.

Jun 8

Seminary: An Unexpected Detour that Changed My Life by Leslie Umstattd

My journey that began in the woods in north Alabama ended with me graduating from college and going to seminary.