Dr. Todd D. Still serves as The Charles J. and Eleanor McLerran DeLancey Dean and The William M. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures in the George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University. Dr. Still, who joined Truett's faculty in the fall of 2003, teaches courses in New Testament Studies and Greek. Before coming to Truett, Dr. Still taught at Gardner-Webb University's School of Divinity in Boiling Springs, NC, where he occupied the Bob D. Shepherd Chair of New Testament Interpretation. Dr. Still's first academic appointment was at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, TX, where he served from 1995-2000.
Dr. Still holds the Bachelor of Arts in Greek and sociology from Baylor University (1988), the Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1991), and the Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Glasgow, Scotland (1996). He has also studied at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England (1993) and the University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland (1994). Additionally, he has served as an Honorary University Fellow at the University of Exeter in Exeter, England (2008).
Dr. Still is the author of one technical monograph, three commentaries, and numerous articles, reviews, and Bible study materials. He has also edited five volumes. Presently, he is under contract to write a guide to the Thessalonian Letters (T&T Clark), a book on Paul with Bruce W. Longenecker (Zondervan), and a companion to Pauline interpretation (T&T Clark). He has also been commissioned to write commentaries on 1-2 Thessalonians (Baker Academic), and 1 Peter (Eerdmans). Furthermore, along with his colleague David Wilhite, he is editing a five-volume collection entitled Paul Among the Fathers (T&T Clark).
In addition to his academic work, Dr. Still is committed to and involved in local churches. A licensed and ordained Baptist minister, he has had the opportunity to preach and teach in many congregational and conference settings and has served in a variety of ministry capacities, including church custodian, music minister, youth minister, college minister, education minister, pastor, and interim pastor.
Dr. Still is married to Carolyn, his wife of over twenty years. They, along with their two sons, Samuel and Andrew, live in Waco. Apart from work, Dr. Still enjoys gardening, golfing, watching Baylor Bear athletics, playing with his family's many pets, and traveling.