DepartmentsChristian Ministry & Leadership Department
Talbot School of Theology
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty
Office LocationFeinberg Hall 119, Under Calvary Chapel, Hallway 2
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  • Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forrest, NC
  • B.S., Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA


Dr. Cardoza ministered 20 years in church and parachurch ministries of all sizes, and has taught academically for more than 15 years at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

Through Talbot School of Theology, Freddy serves as Director of M.A.C.E. and M.Div. and undergraduate Chrisitan Education.

Dr. Cardoza is the Executive Administrator for the North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE), which is the academic society of evangelical professors representing some 200 seminaries, universities, and liberal arts colleges who teach in the areas of spiritual formation, Christian ministries and Christian education.

Freddy received a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and completed the required coursework for the Doctor of Education (Ed.D./ABD). He earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Liberty University.

Cardoza is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA), and serves as President of the Board for the Christian Worldview Leadership Academy in Kansas City.

Freddy speaks regularly at churches, conferences, conventions, retreats, and seminars.


  • Board, North American Professors of Christian Educators (NAPCE)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS)
  • Association of Youth Ministry Educators (AYME)


  • Eagle Scout with Palms
  • Outstanding Young American
  • Who's Who (multiple listings)
  • President's Scholar Award for Leadership

Publications (Selected)

  • Crisis on the Doorstep (chapter), A Theology of Family Ministry, B&H Academic. Pending.
  • How to Sunday School Manual (chapter), LifeWay Publishers, 08/2009.
  • ATS Seminary Interviews Response, Christian Education Journal, Supplemental Issue, Spring 2009
  • Past regular contributor to the Southwest Times, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Past regular contributor to the Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Past regular contributor to the Chattanooga Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, AR “From One Leader to Another...” 03/28/2002
  • Arkansas Baptist News, Little Rock, AR “Magnetic Ministries” 10/25/2001
  • Southwest Times, Fort Smith, AR “The End of the Innocence” G-2, Sunday, 9/30/2001
  • Baptist 2 Baptist. “Cancel the Order for the Headstone”
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