Christopher Toote

Professor

Dr. Christopher Toote is an ordained minister and a certified chaplain whose lifework focuses on ministerial training, development, and deployment of the laity and spiritual leaders in teaching, preaching, and practical forms of ministry. He has served over thirty-five years in ministerial, administrative and pastoral leadership. 

As an administrator of higher education, Dr. Toote has extensive management and leadership experience and holds a Ph.D. in Urban Higher Education and Administration and a Doctor of Ministry. He has pursued theological, graduate, and professional studies at Northern Caribbean University, Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, Trinity Theological Seminary, Temple Baptist Seminary, Andrews University, and The University of Chicago. Dr. Toote is the author of several books, including “The 10 Biblical Laws of Success”. Currently, Dr. Toote serves as the Executive Pastor of Administration, Leadership, Education, and Operations at Bethel Baptist Church at Chicago Heights and Executive Director at The University of Chicago.