Excelsia College

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Dr Lex Akers | Excelsia College

MAR. Associate Lecturer

Dr Lex Akers

Certificate IV in Civil Engineering, Certificate IV in Training and Assessing, Bachelor of Ministry, Bachelor of Business, Doctor of Ministry
Contact Details

Telephone Number

02 9000 9604



Biographical details

Rev. Dr. Lex Akers is a pastor and church leader in the Wesleyan Methodist Church (WMC) of Australia. He currently serves as the District Superintendent of the WMC for NSW/ACT as well as the assistant National Superintendent. Dr Lex has had experience in Civil Engineering, Business and Management before becoming a pastor. Dr Lex joined Excelsia in 2017. With 25 years of leadership and pastoral ministry he brings unique insights to teaching the Christian message to students of all faiths.

Profile of Lex Akers


Dr. Lex holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena California. He also holds a Bachelor of Ministry Degree from Kingsley College in Melbourne and a Bachelor of Business (Management and Human Resource Management) from Queensland University of Technology. Additionally Dr. Lex has Certificate IV qualifications in Civil Engineering and Training and Assessment.

Research Interests

Discipleship, Practical Religion

Awards and Honours

• QUT Faculty of Business Northern Corridor Community Achievement Award

• Australian Institute of Management Prize