Women & Work

Episode 22 Tara Dew, Founder and Director of THRIVE at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Tara Dew

President’s Wife at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

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Tara has loved Jesus for as long as she can remember. She was saved as a child at a Billy Graham crusade, and then surrendered to the ministry as a teenager. A few years later, she married her high school sweetheart, Dr. Jamie Dew, who is now the President of  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College. 


Together, they have 2 sets of twins: Natalie & Nathan (14 years old) and Samuel & Samantha (12 years old). Tara loves spending time with her family, trying out new restaurants in New Orleans, and teaching women to know and love the Word of God. She is the Director of Thrive: A Ministry Wives Certificate Program as well as an Adjunct Professor of Ministry to Women at NOBTS. Tara is also a contributing author to the book: The Whole Woman: Ministering to Her Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength published by B&H Publishing.