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Lloyd John Ogilvie, American clergyman. President Leadership Unlimited, Fuller Theological Seminary; President Leadership Unlimited Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching.


Ogilvie, Lloyd John was born on September 2, 1930 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Vard Spencer and Katherine (Jacobson) Ogilvie.


Bachelor, Lake Forest College, 1952. Doctor of Divinity, Lake Forest College, 1997. Master of Arts, Garrett Theological Seminary, 1957.

Postgraduate, New College, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1956. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Redlands, 1974. Doctor of Humane Letters, Seattle Pacific University, 1995.

Doctor of Divinity, Whitworth College, 1973. Doctor of Divinity, Westmount College, 1997. Doctor of Divinity, Lehigh University, 1999.

Doctor of Divinity, Azusa Pacific College, 2001. Doctor of Divinity, University Edinburgh, 2003. Doctor of Divinity, Carthage College, 2004.

Doctor of Laws, Eastern University, 1988. Doctor of Laws, George Fox University, 1997. Doctor of Laws, Pepperdine University, 1998.

Doctor of Laws, Belhaven College, 2001. HHD, Moravian College, 1975. HHD, Dickinson College, 1998.

Department of Science and Technology, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2000. Doctor of Divinity, Asbury College, 2008. Doctor of Letters, Kings College, 2008.


Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1956. Student pastor Gurnee, Illinois, 1952-1956. First pastor Winnetka (Illinois) Presbyterian Church, 1956-1962.

Pastor 1st, Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1962-1972, 1st Presbyterian Church, Hollywood, California, 1972—1995. Preacher Chicago Sunday Evening Club, 1963–1989. Radio and television personality weekly syndicated television & Radio program Let God Love You.

Chaplain United States Senate, 1995-2003, retired 2003.



President Leadership Unlimited, Fuller Theological Seminary. President Leadership Unlimited Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching.


Married Mary Jane Jenkins, March 25, 1951 (deceased April 2003), Doris Kaiser (Somner), April 9, 2005.

Vard Spencer Ogilvie

Katherine (Jacobson) Ogilvie

Mary Jane Jenkins