Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

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

David L. 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

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

Steven S. Ivy
Professor of the Practice of Pastoral Care (2020)
B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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

Laura Rodgers Levens
Associate 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

Emeritus Faculty

Greg C. Earwood
President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Hebrew (2002)
B.A., Mississippi College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

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

Adjunct Faculty

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

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

Noel Forlini Burt
Adjunct Professor of Old Testament (2022)
B.A., Samford University; M.Div., Beeson Divinity School; Ph.D., Drew University

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

Roy Fuller
Adjunct Professor of World Religions (2006)
B.A., Southwest Baptist University; 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

Dartanya Hill
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care (2019)
B A., Western Kentucky University; M.A. Eastern Illinois University; D.Min., United Theological Seminary

Ryan D. Shrauner
Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Theological Research & 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

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., Christian Theological Seminary

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