Dr. Daniel B. Gilbert, Ph. D.
Dr. Daniel Gilbert is passionate about the transforming power of God to help people enter into a deeper relationship with the Triune God. As a pastor, theologian, international speaker, author, humanitarian, ministry consultant, and coach, Dr. Gilbert is dedicated to teaching biblically-based principles to empower people to go deeper in God, grow stronger in life and go higher in their destiny.
Dr. Gilbert has been serving in ministry for over 33 years. An ordained minister since 1992 with the Presbyterian Church, Dr. Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of EmPowered Living International Ministries, a non-profit ministry to help educate, equip, and empower leaders to transform communities through sound theology, the power of the Holy Spirit, and humanitarian action. He also has founded ELIM Theological Institute in Siaya, Kenya, training pastors in underdeveloped nations in theology, biblical studies and pastoral leadership.
Dr. Gilbert served as the Director of the Masters’ Program and an Assistant Professor for the School of Divinity at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In addition, He has served in the pastorate as an Assistant Pastor in Aberdeen, Scotland, a Church-planter in Hampton Roads, Virginia, and Senior Pastor in Los Angeles, California. He served as Professor of Theology and Church History and the Dean of Students at The King’s University in Los Angeles.
He holds a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, as well as a M.Div. from Regent University, and a B.Sc. in Business from Mars Hill University. It was at Regent that Dr. Gilbert studied under Dr. J. Rodman Williams, in whom the Chair of Renewal Theology is dedicated to. Daniel became Dr. Williams’ Graduate Assistant for over three years and was mentored by Dr. Williams for over 19 years. Along with this blessing, Dr. Gilbert spent four months for his pastoral internship in Seoul, South Korea serving with Dr. Yonggi Cho at Yoido Full Gospel Church, one of the largest churches in the world.
Dr. Gilbert has a passion for the present-day movement of the Holy Spirit, for revival and for helping young men and women grow in sound theology with the power of the Holy Spirit! Dr. Gilbert is up-to-date with current affairs and politics both nationally and internationally and has a heart for a spiritual awakening for our country.
Dr. Gilbert has been married to his college sweetheart, Mary Beth, since 1985. and who also is an international speaker and contributing author in Women Who Rock. They have one precious daughter, Maria. They have ministered in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. They currently reside in Virginia.