General Assembly 2021

April 16

First Church of God
615 W. James Boulevard, St. James MO 65559

"Transformational Leadership"
Guest Speaker: Dr. Doug Talley


Dr. Doug Talley has served as Executive State Pastor of Indiana Ministries of the Church of God since fall 2008, where he provides vision, overseeing congregations, and serving as a sounding board, church consultant and a coach for pastors.

Doug graduated from Anderson University and Anderson School of Theology. He received his doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Doug has also served for over 25 years as senior pastor of Westlake Community Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. During his tenure as lead pastor, the church significantly changed its philosophy of ministry, relocated, completed three building phases, and had eight consecutive capital campaigns. The church also grew in size and health.

He is married to Cindy, and they live in the Indianapolis area. They have two sons. Their oldest son is married and lives in Burbank, California with his wife (both are actors/actress) and daughter. The youngest son is married, has three elementary age kids, and lives outside of Atlanta, GA, where he works for Orange, a strategy and curriculum ministry. Doug, Cindy and family are avid Atlanta Braves fans!