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)
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)
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

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

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

Roy Fuller

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

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

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

Sheila Klopfer

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

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

Adjunct Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament, and Founding President (retired)
B.A., Mississippi College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Eric A. Johnson
Adjunct Professor of Preaching (2017)
B.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary