Oct 13, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

Leadership



Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is an educational institution of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). The Seminary is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the SBC. Trustees elect the President, President’s Cabinet, and the Faculty. Trustees also approve the budget, official documents, and personnel policies as well as authorize legal transactions, academic policies and administrative guidelines for the school. The Seminary receives a major part of its operating expenses from the SBC Cooperative Program. These funds are supplemented by student fees and special gifts from alumni and friends. The College at Southeastern is a school of the Seminary that offers primarily undergraduate programs.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of 30 members who are elected by the Southern Baptist Convention and are charged with the control and governance of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Inc. The chief function of the board is to establish the policy concerning the operation of the seminary and approve the academic programs offered by the school. Not only must the board know and understand the objectives of the Seminary, but they must also interpret, clarify, and apply that understanding to current conditions of the school as well as help others to understand these policies, programs, and standards.

Though meeting formally on the Seminary campus only twice a year, individual members of the board make it a point to become personally involved in Seminary life all year. Working out of their love for the seminary, trustees serve as recruiters, fundraisers, and prayer warriors for the benefit of Southeastern and the Kingdom of God.

Click here for a list of the Current Board of Trustees.  

Southeastern Society

The Southeastern Society was established: (a) to provide a means by which friends of the Seminary can assist in fulfilling its purpose of glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission; (b) to assist by providing and securing financial resources for the opportunities and needs of the Seminary; (c) to share Southeastern with friends, business acquaintances, and the larger Southern Baptist family; (d) to assist in the recruitment of students by encouraging individuals who are seeking to prepare for ministry to consider attending Southeastern Seminary, and (e) to assist in the overall development program of the Seminary. (The Southeastern Society was formerly known as the Board of Visitors.)

President Daniel L. Akin

Dr. Daniel L. Akin became the sixth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on January 15, 2004. He also serves as Professor of Preaching and Theology. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Criswell College in 1980, Akin went on to earn both a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1983 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1989. Before arriving at SEBTS, Akin was Vice President for Academic Administration and Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He previously served at Southeastern as Assistant Professor of Theology and Dean of Students from 1992-1996, and as the Dean of Students and Professor of New Testament, Theology, and Church History at The Criswell College from 1988-1992.

Visit www.danielakin.com for free resources from Dr. Akin.

President’s Cabinet

Daniel L. Akin
President
Serving since 2004

Bruce Riley Ashford, Jr.
Provost/Dean of Faculty
Serving since 2001

Ryan R. Hutchinson
Executive Vice President for Operations
Serving since 1997

Charles Edward Lawless, Jr.
Vice President for Spiritual Formation and Ministry Centers
Dean of Doctoral Studies
Serving since 2012

Mark D. Liederbach
Vice President for Student Services/Dean of Students
Serving since 2000

R. Scott Pace
Dean of The College at Southeastern
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Art Rainer
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Serving since 2013

Keith Whitfield
Vice President for Academic Administration
Dean of Graduate Studies
Serving since 2015

Administrative Council

Seth Bible
Director of Prison Programs
Serving since 2001

John Burkett
Director of The Writing Center
Serving since 2009

Kenneth S. Coley
Director, Ed.D Studies
Serving since 1996

Dan Drennen
Director of Media Services
Serving since 2012

Miguel Echevarria
Director of Hispanic Leadership Development
Serving since 2017

John H. Ewart
Associate Vice President for Global Theological Initiatives
Serving since 2006

Jason Fowler
Director of Library Services
Serving since 2014

Drew Ham
Director of Discipleship & Spiritual Formation
Serving since 2011

Charles Harvey
Director, D.Min. Studies
Serving since 2011

George H. Harvey
Director of Planned Giving/In-House Council
Serving since 1989

Scott Hildreth
Director, Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies
Serving since 2009

Christopher Hlavacek
Associate Vice President for Finance
Serving since 2009

Wayne Jenks
Director of Information Technologies
Serving since 2008

David Jones
Associate Dean of Graduate Administration and
Director, Th.M. Program
Serving since 2001

Kenneth D. Keathley
Director, L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture
Serving since 2006

Trevor King
Registrar
Serving since 2011

Jerry Lassetter
Director of Distance Learning
Serving since 2004

Michael S. Lawson
Director of Campus Security
Serving since 2002

Richard N. Martens
Director of Accounting
Serving since 2007

Sam Morris
Director of Enrollment
Serving since 2013

Douglas M. Nalley
Director of Housing
Serving since 1996

Scott Pace
Dean of the College at Southeastern
Serving since 2017

Jesse Parker
Director of Student Resources and Financial Aid
Serving since 2016

Jacob Pratt
Director, Ph.D. Studies
Serving since 2015

Dawn Satterwhite
Director of Human Resources
Serving since 2005

Jonathan Six
Director of Financial and Alumni Development
Serving since 2007

Amy Whitfield
Director of Marketing and Communications
Serving since 2014

Keith Whitfield
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty Communication
Serving since 2014

Travis Williams
Director of Facilities Management
Serving since 1997

Faculty Profile

In seeking to build the faculty at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and The College at Southeastern, the following “Faculty Profile” has been established by the trustees in order to define the general characteristics sought in all elected faculty members. Within the faculty, there will be specific characteristics needed for individual positions related to the teaching specialization. Those special expectations may be set forth in position descriptions prepared for each declared vacancy or in other ways. The “Faculty Profile,” however, describes the general expectations of the institution for its permanent faculty.

Elected members of the faculty at Southeastern serve the Christian community as ministers who are personally committed to the lordship of Jesus Christ in every area of life; they seek to obey Christ’s command to love God with all their heart, soul and mind and their neighbor as themselves; they are able and ready to testify of a personal experience of regenerating grace in their life; they affirm and maintain biblical standards of sexual morality; they defend and honor the biblical reverence for life; and they are dedicated to the task of equipping students for service through local churches, mission work and other forms of Christian ministry.

Elected members of the faculty are Baptists in sympathy with the mission of the Southern Baptist Convention; during their time of service at Southeastern, they are active members of a cooperating Southern Baptist church; and they are personally committed to intentional evangelism, Christian social concerns, and world missions.

Faculty members teaching at the master’s level and above are expected to have basic theological education and an earned research doctorate (such as the Ph.D., Th.D. or a degree with similar recognition) from an established institution of higher learning. Moreover, all faculty members are required to have and maintain appropriate expertise in their teaching field.

Faculty members are competent teachers committed to the purpose and the mission of the school and to the historic evangelical Christian faith while employing all useful methods of research and avenues of legitimate theological inquiry in the free pursuit of truth and knowledge.

Faculty members accept, affirm, pledge to teach in accordance with and not contrary to, and subscribe to the Abstract of Principles   and The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 ; they affirm and teach the Bible as the inspired, inerrant and infallible Word of God, a perfect treasure of divine instruction with God for its author, salvation for its end and truth without any mixture of error for its matter, the true center of Christian union, and the supreme standard by which all human conduct, creeds, and religious opinions should be tried.

Adopted 1992 and amended 2001 by the Board of Trustees

 

Elected Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Daniel L. Akin
Professor of Preaching and Theology
Ed Young, Sr. Chair of Preaching
President

B.A., Criswell College; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Faculty, Dean of Students/Vice President for Students, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992-96; Academic Dean, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2004
Teaching at Southeastern since 2004

Bruce Riley Ashford, Jr.
Professor of Theology and Culture
Dean of the Faculty
Provost
B.A., Campbell University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2003

Brent J. Aucoin
Professor of History
Associate Dean of the College
for Academic Affairs
B.A., Louisiana State University; M.A., Miami University (Oxford, OH); Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Teaching at Southeastern since 2004

David R. Beck
Professor of New Testament and Greek
Associate Dean of Biblical Studies

B.A., Eastern Kentucky University; M.Div., Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University
Teaching at Southeastern since 1995

David Alan Black
Professor of New Testament and Greek
Dr. M.O. Owens, Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies

B.A., Biola University; M.Div., Talbot School of Theology; D. Theol., University of Basel, Switzerland; Additional studies, Jerusalem University College, Israel
Faculty, Biola University, 1976-85; Faculty, Grace Graduate School 1985-90; Faculty, Biola University 1990-98
Teaching at Southeastern since 1998

Todd Borger
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.M., University of Redlands; M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2009

John W. Burkett
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Director of The Writing Center
B.S., University of Southern California; M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary; M.A., Mississippi College; Ph.D. Texas Christian University
Teaching at Southeastern since 2009

Brandon Tate Cockrell
Associate Professor of Counseling
Assistant Director, D.Min. Studies

B.S., William Carey University; M.A. Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

Kenneth S. Coley
Senior Professor of Christian Education
Director, Ed.D. Studies

B.A., Wake Forest University; M.Ed., College of William and Mary; Ed.D., University of Maryland
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Stephen B. Eccher
Assistant Professor of Church History and Reformation Studies
B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Litt., Ph.D., The University of St. Andrews, Reformation Studies Institute (Scotland)
Teaching at Southeastern since 2013

Anthony B. Greenham
Associate Professor of Missions and Islamic Studies
B.A., University of Natal; M.A.B.S. Criswell College; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2001

John S. Hammett
Senior Professor of Systematic Theology
John Leadley Dagg Chair of Systematic Theology

B.A., Duke University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Additional Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Humphrey “Chip” Hardy
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Oklahoma; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A. in Northwest Semitic Philology, The University of Chicago; Ph.D. in Northwest Semitic Philology, The University of Chicago
Teaching at Southeastern since 2014

Keith Harper
Senior Professor of Baptist Studies
B.A., Lexington Baptist College; M.A., Murray State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Faculty, Mississippi College, 1991-96
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Daniel R. Heimbach
Senior Professor of Christian Ethics
B.S., United States Naval Academy; M.A., M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University; Additional studies, University of Southern California in San Diego; Harvard University; John F. Kennedy School of Government
Teaching at Southeastern since 1993

R. Alton James
Professor of Missions
Associate Dean for Ministry Studies
EQUIP Network Coordinator

B.S., Blue Mountain College; M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993-95; Missionary, 1989-93; 1995-2002
Teaching at Southeastern since 2002

David W. Jones
Professor of Christian Ethics
Associate Dean for Theological Studies
Director, Th.M. Program

B.S., Liberty University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2001

Kenneth D. Keathley
Senior Professor of Theology
Jess Hendley Endowed Chair of Biblical Theology
Director, L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture

B.A., Tennessee Temple University; M.N.S., Southeast Missouri State University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1998-2000; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000-06
Teaching at Southeastern since 2006

L. Scott Kellum
Professor of New Testament and Greek
B.A., The University of Mississippi; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2003

Steven W. Ladd
Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy
B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Georgia State University; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2001

Charles Edward Lawless, Jr.
Professor of Evangelism and Missions
Dean of Doctoral Studies
Vice President for Spiritual Formation and Ministry Centers

B.S., Cumberland College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2011; Global Theological Education Consultant, International Mission Board, since 2008; Vice-President for Global Theological Advance, International Mission Board, 2011-12
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

J. Gregory Lawson
Professor of Christian Education
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Tennessee Theological University; J.D., Campbell University School of Law; M.Ed., Ed.D., North Texas State University; M.A., M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, Williams Baptist College, 1993-96
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Mark D. Liederbach
Professor of Theology, Ethics, and Culture
Dean of Students
Vice President for Student Services

B.S., James Madison University; M.A., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Faculty, Rocky Mountain Bible Institute, 1993-94; Central Virginia Community College, 1995; University of Virginia, 1995-98; James Madison University, 1998-2000
Teaching at Southeastern since 2000

Ferris L. McDaniel
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Cedarville College; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
Faculty, Northeastern Bible College, 1983-88; Columbia Biblical Seminary/International University, 1988-2004
Teaching at Southeastern since 2005

Tracy J. McKenzie
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Emporia State University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2006

Steven A. McKinion
Associate Professor of Theology and Patristic Studies
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Mobile; Ph.D., King’s College, University of Aberdeen
Taught at Southeastern 1998-2003 and since 2005

Benjamin L. Merkle
Professor of New Testament and Greek
Editor fo the Southeastern Theological Review Journal

B.R.E., Reformed Bible College; M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Faculty, Cathedral Bible College, 1995-97; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999-2000; Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002-08
Teaching at Southeastern since 2008

Adrianne Miles
Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics
B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Teaching at Southeastern since 2010

N. Allan Moseley
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Additional studies, Duke University Divinity School
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Matthew Mullins
Assistant Professor of English and History of Ideas
Associate Dean for Academic Advising

B.A., Southeastern College at Wake Forest; M.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

James P. Porowski
Professor of Child and Family Development
B.A., Texas Christian University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Psy.D., George Fox College
Teaching at Southeastern since 1995

Charles Quarles
Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology
Charles Page Chair of Biblical Theology

B.A., University of Mississippi; M.Div., Th.M., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; Faculty, Clear Creek Bible College; 1996-99, Missionary, International Mission Board; Faculty, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002-05; Dean, Caskey School of Divinity, Louisiana College, 2005-13.
Teaching at Southeastern since 2013

Benjamin Quinn
Assistant Professor of Theology and History of Ideas
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness for the College at Southeastern
B.A., Union University; M.Div., Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Bristol, U.K.
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

George G. Robinson, IV
Associate Professor of Missions and Evangelism
Richard and Gina Headrick Chair of World Missions
B.A. with Master’s Teaching Certificate, University of Georgia; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss., Western Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2008

Mark F. Rooker
Senior Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
B.A., Rice University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University; Additional studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Faculty, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1988-92; Faculty, Criswell College, 1992-96
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Jim Shaddix
Professor of Preaching
W. A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching
B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Former Pastor, Riverside Baptist Church (Denver)
Former Pastor of Teaching and Training, Church of Brook Hills (Birmingham, AL)
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

C. Ivan Spencer
Professor of History and Philosophy
B.A., M.A., Criswell College; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Steven P. Wade
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology
B.A., Anderson College; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2004

Joshua A. Waggener
Assistant Professor of Music and Christian Worship
B.M., Trinity University (Texas); M.M., University of Georgia, Athens; M.C.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Durham University, U.K.
Teaching at Southeastern since 2007

Greg Welty
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary in California; M.Phil., D.Phil., Oriel College, University of Oxford
Teaching at Southeastern since 2010

Keith Whitfield
Assistant Professor of Theology
Dean of Graduate Studies
Vice President for Academic Administration

B.S., Clemson University; M.Div., Th.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2012

Sam R. Williams
Professor of Counseling
B.S., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology
Teaching at Southeastern since 2000

Appointed Faculty

Seth Bible
Assistant Professor of Ethics and the History of Ideas
Director of Prison Programs

B.A., Carson Newman College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2007

Miguel Echevarria
Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek
Director of Hispanic Leadership Development

B.A., Bellarmine University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D. in New Testament, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2017

John Ewart
Associate Professor of Missions and Pastoral Leadership
Associate Vice President for Global Theological Initiatives and Ministry Centers

B.A. in Religion, Baylor University; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2007

Jason Fowler
Instructor of Library Services
Director of Library Services 

B.A.in Christian Studies, North Greenville University; Advanced M.Div, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; MSLS in Library Science, University of Kentucky.
Teaching at Southeastern since 2014

Charles Harvey
Professor of Christian Education
Director, D.Min. Studies

B.A., Northeast Louisiana University; M.Div., D.Min., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary extension center, 1993-96, 1998-2011
Teaching at Southeastern since 2011

Julia Higgins
Assistant Professor of Ministry to Women
Associate Dean of Graduate Program Administration

B.A., University of North Alabama; M.Div., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Scott Hildreth
Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Director of the Lewis A. Drummond Center for Great Commission Studies

B.A. in Religion, Mobile College; M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, University of Mobile; Ph.D, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2009

Ben Holloway
Instructor of Philosophy and History of Ideas
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity International University; Ph.D. (candidate), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2017

Ross Inman
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., San Diego Christian College; M.A. in Philosophy, Talbot School of Theology (Biola University); M.A. in Theology, Talbot School of Theology (Biola University); Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
Teaching at Southeastern since 2019

Kristin Kellen
Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling
B.A. in International Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill; M.A. in Biblical Counseling, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D in Applied Theology- Counseling, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2016

Jerry Lassetter
Assistant Professor of Old Testament and History of Ideas
Director of Distance Learning

B.S. in Sociology, University of West Georgia; M.Div., Ph.D. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2010

Ronjour Locke
Instructor of Preaching and Urban Ministry
Director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching

B.A., Washington Bible College; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. (candidate), Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Greg Mathias
Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Fellow, Center for Spiritual Formation and Evangelical Spirituality
Associate Director of International Missions for the CGCS

B.S., Virginia Tech University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2008

Jacob Pratt
Assistant Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics
Director of Ph.D. Studies
B.A. Biblical Studies, Bryan College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2010

R. Scott Pace
Dean of The College at Southeastern
Associate Professor of Pastoral Preaching and Ministry

Johnny Hunt Chair of Biblical Preaching
B.S., North Carolina State University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Walter R. Strickland II
Assistant Professor of Systematic and Contextual Theology
Associate Vice President for Kingdom Diversity Initiatives 
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Div., Th.M. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D, Highland Theological College, University of Aberdeen (Scotland).
Teaching at Southeastern since 2013

Jeff Struecker
Assistant Professor of Christian Leadership
A.S., B.S., Troy University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Jason Williamson
Associate Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., University of Virginia
Teaching at Southeastern since 2018

Part-Time Appointed Faculty

William T. Branch
Assistant Professor of Preaching and Bible
Undergraduate Chapel Coordinate at the College of Southeastern

B.S., Lancaster Bible College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D. (in progress), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2014

Keelan Cook
Instructor of Missiology
Coordinator of Diaspora Missions and Evangelism

B.A., Union University; M.A., Union University; Ph.D. (in progress), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2016

Bradley Hambrick
Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling
B.S., Union University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A.T., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2010

Dwayne Milioni
Assistant Professor of Preaching
Director of the Preaching Ph.D. Program
B.A. in Biology, Albion College; M.A. in Divinity, Liberty University; M.A. in Counseling, Liberty University; Ph.D. in Applied Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 1998

Matthew Rogers
Assistant Professor of North American Church Planting
Coordinator of North American Church Planting and Revitalization

B.A., Furman University; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 2014

Thom Rainer
Distinguished Professor of Church Revitalization and Leadership
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Former President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources

Non-Resident Faculty

Gary J. Bredfeldt
Non-Resident Professor of Leadership, Education, and Discipleship
B.A., Faith Baptist Bible College (Denver); M.A., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Teaching at Southeastern since 2007

Retired/Emeritus Faculty

John E. Boozer
Professor of Church Music
B.M., Samford University; M.C.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.M.A., Louisiana State University
Teaching at Southeastern since 2000

George W. Braswell
Emeritus Professor of Missions and World Religions
B.A., Wake Forest University; B.D., Yale University Divinity School; D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., PhD., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Additional studies: University of Teheran. Missionary, 1967-74
Faculty, University of Teheran, 1968-74
Teaching at Southeastern since 1974

Edward A. Buchanan
Emeritus Professor of Christian Education
B.A., Rutgers University; M.R.E., New York Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Additional studies, University of Minnesota; Harvard University
Faculty, Grand Rapids Baptist College and Seminary 1969-74; Dean, Lancaster Bible College 1976-78; Faculty, Bethel Seminary 1978-93
Teaching at Southeastern since 1993

R. Logan Carson
Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology
B.A., Shaw University; B.D., Hartford Seminary; Th.M., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Drew University
Faculty, Gardner-Webb University, 1973-94
Teaching at Southeastern since 1994

Gary A. Galeotti
Emeritus Professor of Old Testament
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.Div., Th.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Faculty, Southwest Baptist University, 1976-83; Faculty, Criswell College, 1983-92
Teaching at Southeastern since 1992

Nannette Minor Godwin
Professor of Church Music and Keyboard
B.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.Div./C.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Teaching at Southeastern since 1998

David E. Lanier
Professor of New Testament
B.A., North Georgia College; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 1992

Bruce A. Little
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy
Director of the Francis A. Shaeffer Collection

B.R.E., Baptist Bible College; M.A., M.A.R., Liberty University; D.Min., Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern Since 2001

Ned L. Mathews
Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Ministries
B.A., East Tennessee State College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Theol., D.Theol., University of South Africa
Teaching at Southeastern since 2000

Wayne V. McDill
Emeritus Professor of Preaching
B.A., East Texas Baptist College; M.Div., Th.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 1989

Maurice A. Robinson
Senior Professor of New Testament
B.A., University of South Florida; M.Div., Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 1991

Josef Solc
Professor of Evangelism and Missions
B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teaching at Southeastern since 1997

Fred M. Williams III
Associate Professor of History and Languages
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Teaching at Southeastern since 1996

Visiting Professor

David Bledsoe
Visiting Professor of Missions
A.E.E.T., B.B.A., M.Div., D.Min., Th.D.
Career Missionary with the International Mission Board. Brazil-side Coordinator for MTS Program through SEBTS.

Andrew Davis
Visiting Professor of Historical Theology
B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church (Durham)

Barrett Duke
Visiting Professor of Public Theology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Vice President for Public Policy and Research

Tom Elliff
Visiting Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Prayer
B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Retired IMB President

James David Greear
Visiting Professor of Evangelism and Missions
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, The Summit Church (Durham)

Charles Hannaford
Visiting Professor of Counseling
A.D.N, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, President of HeartLife Professional Soul Care

Eric L. Johnson
Visiting Professor of Pastoral Theology
B.Th., M.A.C.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Pastoral Care, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Mark Johnson
Visiting Professor of Leadership and Discipleship
A.S., B.A., M.Div., D.Miss. (candidate)
Cluster Strategy Leader for the Brazil Cluster of the Americas Affinity, International Mission Board

Grant Lovejoy
Visiting Professor of Oral Strategies
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Director of Orality Strategies, International Mission Board

Clyde Meador
Visiting Professor of Missions Leadership
B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Executive Advisor to the President, International Mission Board, 1974-2016

Russell Moore
Visiting Professor of Public Theology
B.A., M.Div, Ph.D.
President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention

Larry Purcell
Professor of Leadership and Discipleship
B.A., B.R.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Regional Consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention

Stephen Rummage
Visiting Professor of Preaching
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Pastor, Bell Shoals Baptist Church (Brandon, FL)

Otto Sanchez
Visiting Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministry
B.A., Th.M.
Professor of Preaching, Dominican Baptist Theological Seminary (Santo Domingo, DR)

Peter Schemm
Visiting Professor of Theology
B.B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Pastor, Cave Spring Baptist Church (Roanoke, VA)

Jimmy Scroggins
Visiting Professor of Student Ministry
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach (FL)

Ed Stetzer
Visiting Professor of Missional Research
B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Director of Research and Missiologist in Residence, LifeWay Christian Resources

Adjunctive Faculty

Amanda Aucoin
Adjunctive Professor of History

Alan Bandy
Adjunctive Professor of New Testament

Peter Beck
Adjunctive Professor of Church History

John Bohannon
Adjunctive Professor of Preaching

Travis Bradshaw
Adjunctive Professor of Education

Timothy Brannagan
Adjunctive Professor of Missions

Christopher Bunn
Adjunctive Professor of Christian Education

Derek Day
Adjunctive Instructor of Guitar

Alfonza Fullwood
Adjunctive Professor of Preaching

Ed Gravely
Adjuctive Professor for Biblical Studies and History of Ideas
Coordinator for the Charlotte Extension Center

William Haselton
Adjunctive Instructor of ESL

Gregory Heisler
Adjunctive Instructor of Preaching & Speech

David Horner
Adjunctive Instructor of Pastoral Ministry

Ryan Hutchinson
Adjunctive Instructor of Finance

Charles Jacumin
Adjunctive Professor of Pastoral Ministry

Rebekah Jenks
Adjunctive Instructor of Mathematics

Wayne Jenks
Adjunctive Instructor of Computers

Debbie Kim
Adjunctive Instructor of Music

Marny Köstenberger
Adjunctive Professor of Women’s Studies

John Nixon
Adjunctive Professor of Church History

J.D. Payne
Adjunctive Professor of Missions and Evangelism

Jonathan Pennington
Adjunctive Professor of New Testament

Norman Peart
Adjunctive Professor of History

Martha Phillips
Adjunctive Instructor of Spanish

Nik Ripken
Adjunctive Professor of Missions

Jeff Robinson
Adjunctive Professor of Church History

L. Currie Tilley
Adjunctive Professor of Christian Education

Brian Upshaw
Adjunctive Professor of Christian Education and Leadership

Tom Woodward
Adjunctive Professor of Bible (Tampa extension)