Associate Professor of Church History


Dr. John Inscore Essick

B.S., Appalachian State University
M.Div., Campbell University Divinity School
Ph.D., Baylor University

Dr. Inscore Essick teaches Church History and Baptist Heritage at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Dr. Inscore Essick’s scholarly interests include dissent and nonconformity, liturgical history, the Baptist tradition, and Baptist worship. Dr. Inscore Essick is a member of The National Association of the Baptist Professors of Religion, the Baptist History and Heritage Society, the American Society of Church History, and the Conference on Faith and History.

Dr. Inscore Essick, his wife, Amber, and their children, Olin, Leif, and Wren, reside in Port Royal, KY where they enjoy gardening, bird watching, and all things Tarheel.