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 has done post-doctoral work for a Th.D. degree from the University of South Africa, having studied the baptism of the Holy Spirit in the writings and experience of Ellen G. White.
Dr. 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 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. In 2011 he led out in the NET 2011 satellite series downlinked to 700 churches and broadcast on Direct-TV, leading thousands to Jesus and His church.
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 the main speaker for LifeWorks, is the founder and speaker of H.O.P.E. University, and also speakers for other NADEI conferences such as SEEDS and ChurchWorks.
Dr. 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.