Faculty

Faculty at BSK

Study with faithful, committed scholars.

The faculty at BSK include a diverse community of scholars who love the church. Meet the people who journey with our students as they seek to be formed for ministry and leadership.

Academic Faculty

Lewis Brogdon

Associate Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies

2019

Lewis Brogdon

Associate Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies
2019

B.A., Bluefield College; M.Div., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Ph.D., Regent University

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David Cassady

President and Professor of Christian Education and Media Studies

2017

David Cassady

President and Professor of Christian Education and Media Studies
2017

B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Div.C.E., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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John Inscore Essick

Associate Professor of Church History

2009

John Inscore Essick

Associate Professor of Church History
2009

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

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Laura Rodgers Levens

Associate Professor of Christian Mission

2014

Laura Rodgers Levens

Associate Professor of Christian Mission
2014

B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Th.D., Duke University

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Mark Medley

Professor of Theology

2007

Mark Medley

Professor of Theology
2007

B.S., University of North Carolina; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Jaye Peabody Smith

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling

2024

Jaye Peabody Smith

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling

2024

BA, Ramapo College Of New Jersey; MPA, New York University; MS, Mercer University; MDiv, DMin, McAfee School of Theology

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Administrative Faculty

David Adams

Director of Institutional Design and Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology

2003

David Adams

Director of Institutional Design and Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology
2003

B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Anthony Everett

Director, Siloam Project

2021

Director, Contextual Ministry Program

Anthony Everett

Director, Siloam Project
2021
Director, Contextual Ministry Program

B.S. in organizational management magna cum laude, Paul Quinn College
M.Div. with urban ministry certification, Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
D.Min. United Theological Seminary

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Ryan D. Shrauner

Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation

2014

Ryan D. Shrauner

Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation
2014

B.A., Willamette University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; S.T.M., General Theological Seminary; M.S.L.S, University of Kentucky

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Adjunct Faculty

Amber C. Inscore Essick

Adjunct Professor of Christian Worship

2017

Amber C. Inscore Essick

Adjunct Professor of Christian Worship
2017

A.A., B.S., Gardner-Webb University; M.Div., George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University

Robert Fox

Adjunct Professor of New Testament

2023

Robert Fox

Adjunct Professor of New Testament
2023

B.A., Centre College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Vanderbilt University

Roy Fuller

Adjunct Professor of World Religions

2006

Roy Fuller

Adjunct Professor of World Religions
2006

B.A., Southwest Baptist University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Anastasia Holman

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care

2021

Anastasia Holman

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care
2021

B.S., California State University/Indiana State University; M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.Div., D.Min. (Candidate), Christian Theological Seminary

Molly Shoulta Tucker

Adjunct Professor of Communication for Church and World
2022

Molly Shoulta Tucker

Adjunct Professor of Communication for Church and World
2022
B.A., Georgetown College
M.Div., Duke Divinity School

Candace Y. Smith

Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology & Womanist Theology

2023

Candace Y. Smith

Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology & Womanist Theology
2023

B.A., University of Louisville; M.Div., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary; Ph.D., St. Thomas University (FL)

Erica Whitaker

Director of Development; Adjunct Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies

2022

Erica Whitaker

Associate Director, Institute of Black Church Studies, and Adjunct Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies
2022

B.A., University of North Texas; M.Div., George W. Truett Theological Seminary; Ph.D. (Candidate), International Baptist Theological Study Centre in Amsterdam

Emeritus Faculty

Greg C. Earwood

President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Hebrew

2002

Greg C. Earwood

President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Hebrew
2002

B.A., Mississippi College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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G. Wade Rowatt

Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Emeritus

2009

G. Wade Rowatt

Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Emeritus
2009

B.S. Southern Illinois University; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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