Dr. David Doran

President and Chairman of the Practical Theology Department

Dr. David Doran is the senior pastor of Inter-City Baptist Church and President of Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as the Chairman of the Practical Theology Department and teaches the core pastoral theology courses in the M.Div. program.

Dr. Doran received a B.A. from Bob Jones University and both the M.Div. and Th.M. from DBTS. He earned his D.Min. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Over several decades at ICBC, Dr. Doran has conducted an effective expository preaching and teaching ministry, established Grace Baptist Mission, and expanded outreach through campus evangelism and discipleship, mission conferences and more.

Dr. Doran and his wife Claudia have four sons.

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Selected Writings

“The Sovereignty of God and the Spread of the Gospel.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 9 (2004): 183–214.

For the Sake of His Name

“The Task of the Great Commission: The Method of Discipleship.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 6 (2001): 3–15.

“The Role of the Holy Spirit in Preaching.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 3 (1998): 103–121.


  • DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • ThM, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA, Bob Jones University