Faculty Profile

Lakeya Stewart

Assistant Professor

Religious and Ministerial Studies

D.Min.; M.Div.

Rev. Dr. Lakeya Nichelle Stewart loves people! She has been engaged in ministry since 2007. Her experience includes serving in various pastoral roles on church staff, and as chaplain in various settings including: hospital, hospice, nursing home. Her ministry has led her to serve in various capacities including living abroad in Brussels, Belgium where she served as Youth Pastor at the International Church of Brussels. Lakeya’s dissertation and research interest include: spiritual abuse, toxic leadership, church hurt and an examination of healthy church leadership. Lakeya joined staff at Indiana Wesleyan’s School of Theology and Ministry as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Counseling in Fall 2020.

Doctor of Ministry, Clinical Pastoral Education

Regent University School of Divinity, 2017

Master of Divinity, Pastoral Care and Counseling

Lexington Theological Seminary, 2010

Sociology, African and African American Studies

Berea College, 2007