B. A. in Pastoral Studies from Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida.
Doctorate of Ministry at Erskine Seminary in Due West, South Carolina.
Masters in Theology at Erskine Seminary in Due West, South Carolina.
Masters in Philosophy at the University of Wales, Bangor, the United Kingdom.
Masters in Business Administration, Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida.
Dr. Gaulden graduated from Southeastern University in 1978. He then pastored for many years in South Carolina and returned to SEU in 2007 to teach in the College of Ministry. His teaching emphasis is on the Old Testament, archaeology, and leadership. He regularly speaks in churches and leadership conferences.
Dr. Gaulden is married to Vanessa A. Gaulden, who is a public school teacher in Polk County. They travel to the very rural areas of Central America and Mexico to train leaders.
Dr. Gaulden has three children, is an avid golfer, and an Eagle Scout. He has traveled and ministered in many states and various countries abroad. He has published works on the Psalms and in leadership.