Recent Faculty Scholarship

Andrew Arterbury, PhD
Publications
  • Reading Luke: A Literary and Theological Commentary, 2019.
  • “Responding to Bad Questions and Poor Answers” (chapter) in Called to Teach: Excellence, Commitment, and Community in Christian Higher Education, p. 37–44, 2020.
Presentations
  • “Christian Hospitality as a Model for Global Engagement” at Baylor University’s Provost’s Faculty Forum, held October 3, 2019 in Waco, Texas.
Kimlyn J. Bender, PhD
Publications
  • The T & T Clark Handbook to Ecclesiology, 2020, with co-author Dr. L. Stephen Long, Southern Methodist University.
  • Reading Karl Barth for the Church: A Guide and Companion, 2019.
  • “Ecclesiology and Christology” (chapter) in The T & T Clark Handbook to Ecclesiology, 2020.
  • “Barth on the Church” (chapter) in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth, 2020.
  • “Capitalism, Socialism, and Karl Barth’s Pragmatism: Lessons from a Disillusioned Socialist for Christian Economic Engagement” (chapter) in Human Flourishing: Economic Wisdom for a Fruitful Christian Vision of the Good Life, 2020.
  • “The Reformers as Fathers of the Church: Luther and Calvin in the Thought of Karl Barth” in Scottish Journal of Theology, Vol. 72, p. 414-431, 2019.
  • “The Sola behind the Solas: Martin Luther and the Unity and Future of the Five Solas of the Reformation” in Evangelical Quarterly, Vol. 90, Issue 2, p. 109-131, 2019.
Stephanie Boddie, PhD
Presentations
  • “University-Community Partnerships in the Midst of Changing Local Policies: Designing a Shared Destiny” at ARNOVA Symposium on Public Policy for Nonprofits and Philanthropy, held November 11, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
Brian C. Brewer, PhD
Publications
  • “Luther for Evangelicals: A reintroduction by Paul R. Hinlicky” (book review) in Dialog: A Journal of Theology, Vol. 59, Issue 2, p. 150-151, June 2020.
R. Robert Creech, PhD
Publications
  • The Leader’s Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation, February 2020, with co-authors Dr. Jim Herrington and Trisha Taylor.
David Garland, PhD
Presentations
  • “Paul’s Defense in 2 Corinthians of His Frank Criticism (Parrhesia) of the Corinthians and Philodemus’s Discussion of Strategies for Using Frank Criticism” at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 2019, in San Diego, California.
Scott M. Gibson, DPhil
Publications
  • Training Preachers: A Guide to Teaching Homiletics, 2019.
  • “Preaching in American Evangelicalism” (a chapter) in God’s Word and Our Words: The History and Significance of Christian Preaching, p. 190-199, 2019. 
Presentations
  • “Preaching and Character” at the Moody Bible Institute Homiletical Lectureship, held September 25-26, 2019.
  • “The Preacher’s Character” at the Evangelical Homiletics Society 22nd Annual Meeting, held October 17-19, 2019 at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Angela Gorrell, PhD
Publications
  • “New Media and a New Reformation?” (a chapter) in The Distanced Church: Reflections on Doing Church Online, 2020.
  • “Re-imagining Witness: Connecting with Religious Dones and Nones” (a chapter) in #InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis, 2020.
Presentations
  • “The Place of Suffering in a Goof Life,” at the Life Worth Living Retreat, held September 2019 at Laity Lodge.
  • “Social Media and Ministry” at the Conclave NextGen Conference, held October 2019, in Dallas, Texas.
  • “Always On” at Vibrant Faith Coaches, held July 2020 online.
  • “Emerging Adulthood: Despair and Joy” at Baptist Women in Ministry Conference, held February 2020 in Waco, Texas.
  • “Social Media and Ministry” at the Central Texas Youth Leaders Network Conference, held January 2020 in Austin, Texas.
  • “Ministry in a Social Media Culture” at the National Preaching Conference, held November 2019 in Waco, Texas.
  • “Techno-Sapiens in a Networked Era: Becoming Digital Neighbors” at Fuller Theological Seminary School of Intercultural Studies Missiology Lectures, held October 2019 in Pasadena, California.
  • “Joy” at the FBC San Antonio webinar, held October 7, 2020 online.
  • “Engaging, Interactive Online Ministry” at the Forum for Theological Exploration, held September 24, 2020 online.
  • “Hybrid Ministry and Relationality” at the Thriving Congregations Grant Participants webinar, held September 15, 2020 online.
  • “Ministering to Young Adults During and After a Pandemic” at the Texas Baptist Women in Ministry webinar, held August 21, 2020 online.
  • “Meaningful Online Ministry” at Flagler College Youth Ministry webinar, held April 28, 2020 online.
  • “WE The Church” at World Vision webinar, held April 23, 2020 online.
  • “Beyond Novelty: How to Truly Be the Church Online” at the Center for Healthy Churches webinar, held April 23, 2020 online.
  • “Taking Youth Ministry Online” at the Truett Church Network webinar, held April 14, 2020 online.
Rebecca W. Poe Hays, PhD
Publications
  • “Psalms” (annotated bibliography) in Oxford Bibliographies in Biblical Studies, 2019, with co-author Dr. Stephen Breck Reid.
  • “Called to Teach the Psalms: A Vocational Reflection” (chapter) in Called to Teach: Excellence, Commitment, and Community in Christian Higher Education, p. 110-118, 2020, with co-author Dr. W. H. Bellinger.
  • “Singing Stories Together: Relationship and Storytelling as Resources for Resilience in the Book of Psalms” (chapter) in Biblical and Theological Visions of Resilience: Pastoral and Clinical Insights, p. 32-44, 2020.
Todd D. Still, PhD
Publications
  • Irenaeus and Paul, Vol. 3, February 20, 2020, with co-author Dr. David E. Wilhite.
  • Baylor Annotated Study Bible, August 2019, with co-author Dr. William H. Bellinger, Jr., Baylor University.
  • “‘Paul,’ ‘Peter,’ and Slaves: Texts and Contexts” in With Gentleness and Respect: Pauline and Petrine Studies in Honor of Troy W. Martin, p. 229-238, 2020.
  • “Social-Scientific Approaches to Paul” in The Oxford Handbook on Pauline Studies (online).
  • “Paul: Writer of ‘Weighty and Forceful’ Letters” in The Cambridge Companion to the Bible and Literature, p. 149-165, 2020.
  • “Appropriating Paul: Irenaeus’s Use of the Apostle in Forming and Expressing his Eschatological Thought” in Irenaeus and Paul, p. 271-274, 2020, with co-author Dr. David E. Wilhite.
Michael Stroope, PhD
Publications
  • “Reimagining Witness Beyond Our Modern Mission Paradigm” in International Journal of Frontier Mission, Vol. 36, Issue 4, p. 163, Winter 2019.
Presentations
  • “Walking Along the Frontier” at the Montagu Parker Memorial Lectures, held June 9, 2020 in Oxford, England.
Preben Vang, PhD
Publications
  • The Bible Story: One Story from Genesis to Revelation, Fall 2019.
John B. White, PhD
Publications
  • “Cancel your summer camp plans to keep kids safe” (newspaper article) in Houston Chronicle, May 21, 2020, with co-author Tom Krattenmaker, Yale Divinity School.
Presentations
  • “The Public Health Crisis of American Football: A Theological Reading of Bodily Negation in American Football” at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity, held October 23-27, 2019 at Calvin University.
  •  “The Faith and Sport Institute Impact: Enhancing Teenage Religious Faith through Sport” with Dr. Andrew Meyer, Associate Professor of Sport Foundations, and Dr. Andrew Parker, Cambridge University, at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity, held October 23-27, 2019 at Calvin University.
  • “Methodological Reflections: Collecting Teenage Athletes of Faith Sport Experiences” with Dr. Andrew Meyer, Associate Professor of Sport Foundations, and Dr. Andrew Parker, Cambridge University, at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity, held October 23-27, 2019 at Calvin University.
  • “In Their Own Words: Teenage Athletes’ Views on Faith and Sport” with Dr. Andrew Meyer, Associate Professor of Sport Foundations, and Dr. Andrew Parker, Cambridge University, at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity, held October 23-27, 2019 at Calvin University.
David Wilhite, PhD
Publications
  • Irenaeus and Paul, 2020, with co-author Dr. Todd Still.
  • “The Significance of Preaching in Pre-Nicene Christianity” (chapter) in God’s Word and Our Words: The Significant of Preaching from the Prophets to the Present, ed. Hulitt Gloer and Shawn Boyd, p. 37-71, 2019.
  • “Irenaeus and Paul: An Introduction” (chapter) in Irenaeus and Paul, ed. Todd Still and Wilhite, p. 1-14, 2020.
  • “The Personal/Substantial Spirit of Prophecy: Irenaeus’s Use of Paul Against the Heresies” (chapter) in Irenaeus and Paul, ed. Todd Still and Wilhite, p. 89-112, 2020.
Terry York, DMA
Publications
  • “On That Day” (anthem) in Celebrating Grace Music, 2019, with Jay Rouse, composer.
  • “Sing to God” (recording) in CD, Let All the World in Every Corner Sing, 2019, with Mark Hayes, composer.
  • “Sing the Glory of God” (anthem) in Celebrating Grace Music, 2019, with Vicki Hancock Sright, composer.
  • “The Glories of This Day” (anthem) in Shawnee Press, 2019, with Mary McDonald, composer.
  • “Shall I Rejoice?” (anthem) in Larger Choral Work, “Magnificat,” 2020, with Taylor Scott Davis, composer.
  • “The Choir I Hear” (poem) in ChoralNet.org American Choral Directors Association, May 25, 2020.