Assistant Professor of Christian Mission


Dr. Laura Rodgers Levens

B.A., Baylor University
M.Div. and Th.D., Duke University Divinity School

Dr. Levens is the newest member of the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky faculty. She teaches Missional Life of the Church courses, Introduction to the Bible, and Christian Vocation. Her scholarly interests include Christian missions history, women in Christian history, biblical hermeneutics, and theology and practice of mission and vocation. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion, American Society of Church History, American Baptist Historical Society, and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion.

Dr. Levens is a native of Louisville, Kentucky, and is ordained through the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She has served in various Kentucky, Texas, and North Carolina congregations and para-church ministries as associate minister, youth work, camp and retreat staff, preacher, teacher, and advocate for the rural homeless.