Dr. Ron Clouzet is Director of the NAD Evangelism Institute (NADEI) and is Professor of Christian Ministry and Pastoral Theology at Andrews University.
Dr. Clouzet was born and raised in Argentina. He graduated from La Sierra University (B.A), Andrews University (M.Div.), and holds a D.Min. degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, having researched the subject of Adventist theological education. Dr. Clouzet is currently finishing a Th.D. degree from the University of South Africa, studying the baptism of the Holy Spirit in the writings and experience of Ellen G. White.
Elder Clouzet pastored growing churches in California for 12 years, followed by 14 years of teaching ministry at Southern Adventist University as Professor of Theology and Ministry. He was Dean of the School of Religion from 2000-2006, where theology majors have led over 5,000 souls to baptism under his tenure. Currently the institute he directs is responsible to engage 80-100 Seminary students in direct evangelism resulting in several hundred people choosing Christ and His church each year.
Over the years, in addition to administrative responsibilities, Dr. Clouzet has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in ministry, preaching, evangelism, church growth, apologetics, prophetic guidance, the Gospels, and Christian spirituality. In 1999, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Clouzet has been a guest speaker at many church and scholarly gatherings in the NAD and abroad dealing with various topics such as the Holy Spirit, spiritual theology, ministerial training, and the Christian life. He is a main speaker for SEEDS and ChurchWorks conferences, and is the founder and speaker of H.O.P.E. University.
Ron Clouzet is married to Lisa Clouzet, a licensed counselor and a former hospital chaplain. She is currently the Director of the Seminary Spouses Ministry at NADEI, a student mentor and a professor at Andrews University. They have three young adult children – Christoffer, Alex, and Stefani.