Dr. Virginia Brennan

Virginia grew up in Jonesboro, Arkansas. There she earned her bachelor’s degree at Arkansas State University. She went on to earn a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee. While living in Memphis, she served vocationally in children’s ministry at two area churches.


She then earned a Doctor of Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Her dissertation research focused on child development, specifically in the area of biblical worldview formation. She has also served as an instructor of Christian Education in two different college settings. She has worked in higher education administration, but her passion is for children and families.

Virginia is married to Matt, a fourth grade teacher at L.E.A.D. Academy.


She and Matt have two children, Thomas and Hannah, who are twins. Virginia has a heart for missions and has been on multiple international mission trips to Germany, Switzerland, Romania, South Sudan, and Canada. She enjoys reading, spending time in the mountains, and visiting family.