About Tara Dew
When I was a sophomore in high school, I felt God's call on my life into ministry. Over the years, this has taken on many different forms. I served as a Pastor's wife for almost 10 years, where I served in AWANA, coordinated the nursery volunteers, led the women's Bible study, and helped with hospitality events. When my husband transitioned out of the pastorate to academia, I became a Dean's wife, as Jamie was the Dean of the College at Southeastern in Wake Forest, NC. In the local church, I continued serving in both women's and children's ministries. I co-directed our church's Women's Internship, served in AWANA, and loved teaching women the Word of God in our small group and discipleship classes.
As of June 5, 2019, my husband is the President of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, LA. This now makes me a President's wife. What a blessing it is to serve the students, staff, and faculty of our institution, as well as women in our community, state and region. I also love all things 'hospitality,' and enjoy opening our home for friends, family, and guests. With Jamie's new role, I counsel women on our campus, am an adjunct professor in our ministry to women program, accompany Jamie as he visits local churches, and speak at women's events and retreats throughout the southeast. Through all of the ministry opportunities, two of my passions have remained the same: women and God's Word!