• Dr. Gandy is an analytical thinker without enough time in the day to research all the things he is interested in learning.
  • His Myers-Briggs personality type is ENFP, which fairly accurately captures who he is. He loves teaching, and believe God has gifted him for and called to this profession.
  • Some of the courses he teaches include social entrepreneurship, management, management communication, and organizational behavior.
  • He has a high level of personal integrity and a strong work ethic rooted in moral, philosophical, and theological principles.
Associate Professor
  • Dallas Baptist University, College of Business
  • 2012 – Present
    • Teach a variety of classes including management, communications, organizational behavior, leadership, followership, statistics, Christian worldview, strategy, innovation, and social entrepreneurship
  • • Typically receive above-average scores on student evaluations
  • • Advise 45+ students each semester
  • • Chair of various committees
  • Director of the Center for Service-Learning
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • 2008 - 2012
    • Directed the initial service-learning program
  • • Developed relationships with 100+ community partners
  • • Hosted workshops for faculty on best practices of service-learning
  • Assistant Director, Spiritual Life
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • 2007 - 2012
    • Helped create a ministry to area churches
  • • Helped create a traveling summer recreation team
  • • Co-led mission trips to various locations
  • Adjunct faculty
  • Dallas Baptist University, Provost’s Office
  • 2007 - 2012
    Minister of Youth and Recreation
  • First Baptist Church, Breckenridge, TX
  • 2000 - 2006
    Program Director and Summer Staff Coordinator
  • Big Country Baptist Assembly, Lueders, TX
  • Summers 1995 - 1999
    Ph.D. in Leadership Studies
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • 2012
    M.Div. in Pastoral Ministry
  • Logsdon Seminary, Hardin-Simmons University
  • 2005
    M.B.A. in General Business
  • Texas Tech University
  • 1999
    B.B.A. in Management
  • Texas Tech University, magna cum laude
  • 1998
    Member
  • USASBE
  • 2014-Present
  • Member
  • TUNIE, Texas University Network of Innovation and Education
  • 2014-Present
  • Sponsor and Director
  • The Regiment, Dallas Baptist University
  • 2009-Present
  • Parking Team
  • Church on Rush Creek, Mira Lagos, Mansfield, Texas
  • 2015-Present
  • Sunday School Teacher, Young Married Class
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church, Cedar Hill, Texas
  • 2012-2015
  • Sunday School Teacher, College Ministry
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church, Cedar Hill, Texas
  • 2007-2012
  • Associational Youth Minister
  • Cisco Baptist Association
  • 2003-2004 and 2005-2006
  • Board Member, Chamber of Commerce
  • Breckenridge, Texas
  • 2001-2006
  • Coach
  • Little League baseball
  • 2005-2006
  • Co-Director
  • BCBA Youth Camp
  • Summers 2004-2006
  • Camp Pastor
  • Lad and Lassie Camp
  • Summers 2004 and 2006
  • Vice-President and Grant Chairperson, Fine Arts Music Board
  • Breckenridge, Texas
  • 2002-2004
  • Executive Board Member
  • Big Country Baptist Assembly
  • 2003-2004
  • DBU Athletic Mentor
  • 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Fidelis Quo Veras Award, DBU College of Business
  • 2015
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • 2001 - Present
  • License of Certification to ministry, First Baptist Church, Breckenridge, TX
  • 1999
    • He hastraveled extensively in Mexico, Asia, Europe, and Latin America with Dallas Baptist University and with various churches leading students on mission trips and service projects.
      He is married to Christy Gandy, and had their first child, Zachary, in August 2012, and second, Isaac, in November, 2014.
    • They serve at The Church on Rush Creek, Mira Lagos, in Mansfield, Texas.
    • He enjoys playing golf and hunting as time permits.
    • Though his wife is the true musician, he owns a guitar, and has hasperformed with a community theater.
    • The Food Network is their favorite channel, and he will cook anything if his wife will help him clean the kitchen when he is done.
    • He tries to keep his lawn and garden green, and recently finished building a deck and pergola in their back yard.
    Professors

    The professors that teach the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious Bible Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities in the world including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and Gateway Seminary. Lucent selects professors based on their faithfulness to the Scriptures, their academic background, lifetime achievements, and their talent to deliver dynamic classes.