Faculty

How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? and how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?” Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.

- Romans 10:14-17 NIV

Jared E. Alcántara, PhD

Associate Professor of Preaching and holder of the Paul W. Powell Endowed Chair in Preaching (2018). BA, Wheaton College; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell; MTh, New College, U. of Edinburgh; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Andrew Arterbury, PhD
Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures (2007). BA, Baylor U.; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; ThM, ibid; PhD, Baylor U.

Kimlyn J. Bender, PhD

Professor of Christian Theology (2012). BA, Jamestown College.; MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Stephanie E. Boddie, PhD
Assistant Professor of Church and Community Ministries (2017). BA, Johns Hopkins, Univ.; MSW, Univ. of Pennsylvania; PhD, ibid.

Brian C. Brewer, PhD

Professor of Christian Theology (2007). BA, Baylor U.; MDiv, George W. Truett Theological Seminary; ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary; MPhil, Drew U; PhD, ibid.

R. Robert Creech, PhD

Professor of Christian Ministries and Director of Pastoral Ministries and holder of the Hubert H. and Gladys S. Raborn Professor of Pastoral Leadership (2009). BA, Houston Baptist U.; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Baylor U.

David E. Garland, PhD

Professor of Christian Scriptures (1997). BA, Oklahoma Baptist U.; MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, ibid.

Scott M. Gibson, DPhil

Professor of Preaching, Director, PhD in Preaching Program, and holder of the David E. Garland Chair of Preaching (2018). BA, Pennsylvania State University; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell; ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary; MTh, Knox College, U. of Toronto; DPhil, U. of Oxford.

Angela Gorrell, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology (2019). BA, Azusa Pacific U., MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary; PhD, ibid.

Joel C. Gregory, PhD

Professor of Preaching, Director of The Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching, and holder of the George W Truett Chair of Preaching and Evangelism (2005).. BA, Baylor U.; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Baylor U.

Rebecca Poe Hays, PhD

Assistant Professor of Christian Scriptures (2019). BA, Union U.; MDiv, Beeson Divinity School; PhD, Baylor U.

Roger E. Olson, PhD

Professor of Christian Theology and holder of the Foy Valentine Chair of Christian Theology and Ethics (1999). BS, Open Bible College; MA Religious Studies, North American Baptist Seminary; MA, Rice U.; PhD, ibid.

Angela H. Reed, PhD
Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Director of Spiritual Formation (2010). BA and BTh, Canadian Mennonite U.; MDiv, U. of Winnipeg; PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Stephen B. Reid, PhD

Professor of Christian Scriptures (2008). BS, Manchester College; MDiv, Bethany Theological Seminary; PhD, Emory U.

Todd D. Still, PhD

Dean, Professor of Christian Scriptures and holder of the William M. Hinson Chair of Christian Scriptures and of the Charles J. and Eleanor McLerran DeLancey Endowed Chair (2003). BA, Baylor U.; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, U. of Glasgow.

Michael W. Stroope, PhD

Professor of Christian Missions and holder of the The M.C. Shook Chair of Missions (2001). BA, Hardin-Simmons U.; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, ibid.

W. Dennis Tucker, Jr., PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Christian Scriptures (2002). BA, Ouachita Baptist U.; MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ed.S., U. of Louisville; PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Preben Vang, PhD

Professor of Christian Scriptures and Director, Doctor of Ministry Program (2014). BTh, Danish Baptist Theological Seminary; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, ibid.

Joel A. Weaver, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Christian Scriptures (2002). BA, Samford U.; MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Baylor U.

John B. White, PhD

Associate Professor of Practical Theology, Director of the Sports Ministry Program and the Faculty Director of the Faith & Sport Institute; holder of the Harold and Dottie Riley Professorship in Practical Theology (2011). BS, Indiana U.; MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; MA, Trinity International U.; PhD, U. of Edinburgh.

David E. Wilhite, PhD

Professor of Christian Theology (2007). BA, Samford U.; MDiv, Beeson Divinity School; PhD, U. of St. Andrews.

Gaynor Yancey, DSW

Holder of the Lake Family Endowed Chair in Congregational and Community Health (2017). BA, East Texas Baptist College; MRE, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; MSW, Temple U.; DSW, U. of Pennsylvania.

Terry W. York, DMA

Professor of Christian Ministry and Church Music (1998). BA, California Baptist College.; MCM, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; DMA, ibid.