Faculty Directory

Edward Shigley II; MA, DSL Director, Kern Ministries Education Prg edward.shigley@indwes.edu


Eddy Shigley is the Director of the Kern Ministry Program at Indiana Wesleyan University. The Kern Program is the pastoral training model of the future. It combines a unique design of mentoring, spiritual formation, leadership development, and practical ministry experience with some of the foremost leaders, pastors, and thinkers of our era. The result is a program that helps students become successful pastors for the long haul.

Eddy is also the Women's Tennis Coach at Indiana Wesleyan University. IWU women's tennis is one of the most respected programs in the country. They currently have won the Crossroads League Championship 22 years in a row and possess a 240 match win streak during their fall season. They are only one of two programs to have qualified for the NAIA National Tournament every year, since the inception of the team format in 2000.

Eddy is the founder and President of Doulos Leadership Group, Inc. Doulos Leadership is a speaking, consulting, and coaching ministry to Christian organizations. Since its inception in 2007, Doulos Leadership has had privilege of serving some of the foremost pastors, churches, camps, and para-church organizations in the country.

Eddy has 27 years of ministry experience in various churches, camps, and Christian Universities. Eddy has had the privilege of speaking at a variety of churches, conferences, camps, universities, retreats, revival meetings, and conventions in the United States and around the world. Eddy is committed to proclaiming the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, to motivate and challenge all people to submit their lives to the Lordship of Christ, and to train and develop leaders to impact the world for the Kingdom of God.

Eddy is happily married to Esther for 25+ years. God has blessed them with seven children, ages 11-21. They enjoy teaching and training their childrento to love Jesus. As a result of this passion, Eddy and Esther speak at marriage and parenting conferences around the world.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1988, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • M.A., 2000, University of Texas at Tyler
  • D.S.L., 2012, Regent University


  • Spiritual Formation
  • Church and Organizational Leadership
  • Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Leadership and Leadership Theory
  • Biblical Marriage and Parenting