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Tony Baron, D.Min., Psy.D.

Director, Associate Professor, Azusa Pacific Seminary (San Diego)
Phone: (626) 815-2162
Over the past 25 years, Tony Baron—an internationally recognized speaker, writer, and consultant on the subject of creating servant leaders and transforming churches and corporations—has successfully planted two churches, developed a Christian Healing Center, and started two consulting firms based on the concept of servant leadership. Baron is also founding president of Servant Leadership Institute, a resource think tank on leadership development and transformation, and has shared his expertise with churches and denominations worldwide. Baron is the author of six books, and most recently completed a workbook manual with noted author and business leader Ken Blanchard. Ordained as an Anglican priest and serving as Canon Missioner for the Anglican Church in North America under Bishop Todd Hunter, Baron has a great love for current and future pastors who seek to live, learn, and love the Christ-life within the Church. Baron and his wife, Bobbi, have three married adult sons, two grandchildren, and two high-energy dogs. Their youngest son, Alex, graduated from APU’s Graduate School of Theology with an M.Div. in 2010.


  • D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Psy.D., United States International University


Azusa Pacific Seminary

Courses Taught

  • GMIN 507 – Preaching and Worship
  • GMIN 508 – Church Leadership and Administration
  • GMIN 518 – Pastoral Servant Leadership
  • GMIN 568 – Field Education in Ministry
  • GMIN 598 – Growing Healthy Churches