Dr. Brian C. Brewer teaches courses in Christian theology, specializing in historical theology of the Reformation period. Additionally, Brewer has overlapping interests in liturgical theology, Karl Barth, as well as Anabaptist, Baptist, and Free Church history and theology.
A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Brewer holds a B.A. in religion from Baylor University. His M.Div. degree is from the George W. Truett Theological Seminary, where Brewer graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the very first graduate of the institution. Dr. Brewer subsequently earned a Master of Theology in Homiletics and Liturgy from Princeton Theological Seminary and also a Master of Philosophy and the Ph.D. degree, both in historical theology, from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. He has done additional study at Brite Divinity School and at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
A seasoned pastor, Brewer served as senior pastor of Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi and as pastor of Spring Creek Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Previously, he was an adjunct professor of humanities at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. Upon joining the faculty at Truett Seminary, Brewer became the first alumnus of the institution to be elected as a professor.
He is active in the Baptist World Alliance, serving on the Doctrine and Interchurch Cooperation Commission.
Dr. Brewer continues to stay connected to local congregations as a preacher and conference speaker, seeing both preaching and teaching as his Christian calling.