Faculty

Full-time Faculty

Laura Rodgers Levens
Assistant Professor of Christian Mission (2014)
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Th.D., Duke University

Mark Medley
Professor of Theology (2007)
B.S., University of North Carolina; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; studies at University of Notre Dame

G. Wade Rowatt
Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling (2009)
B.S. Southern Illinois University; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; studies at Claremont School of Theology and Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry.

John D. Inscore Essick

 Associate Professor of Church History (2009)
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.Div., Campbell University Divinity School; Ph.D., Baylor University

Dalen C. Jackson
Academic Dean (2008) and Professor of Biblical Studies (2002)
B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

David L. Cassady
President (2017) and Professor of Christian Education and Media Studies (2018)
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Div.C.E., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; studies at Baylor University

Adjunct Faculty

David Adams
Adjunct Professor of Christian Education (2003)
B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Rev. 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

Eileen R. Campbell-Reed
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology (2012)
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Wesley Crouser
Adjunct Professor of Old Testament (2018)
B.A., West Virginia University
M.Div., Th.M., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary (ABD)

Deborah L. Endean
Adjunct Professor of Old Testament (2014)
B.M., Wheaton College; M.M, University of Michigan; M.A, Ph.D. Candidate, Asbury Theological Seminary

Mark Johnson
Adjunct Professor of Christian Ministry (2005)
B.S., University of Kentucky; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Lexington Theological Seminary

Roy Fuller
Adjunct Professor of World Religions (2006)
B.A., Southwest Baptist University; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sheila Klopfer
Adjunct Professor of Theology (2006)
B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University; M.A.Th., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

E. Glenn Hinson
Senior Professor of Church History and Spirituality (2002)
B A., Washington University; B. D., Th.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Phil., Oxford University

Frank Houston
Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Black Church Studies (2009)
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Richard L. Landon
Adjunct Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Care (2002)
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.A., Oklahoma University; B.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; D. Min., Lexington Theological Seminary

Amy Mears
Adjunct Professor of Preaching (2018)
B.A., Furman University
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ryan D. Shrauner
Librarian (2014)
B.A., Willamette University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; S.T.M., General Theological Seminary; M.S.L.S, University of Kentucky

Greg C. Earwood
President Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament
B.A., Mississippi College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary