New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Faculty

Alan Bandy
Professor of New Testament and Greek, occupying the Robert Hamblin Chair of New Testament Exposition;
Associate Dean of Research Doctoral Programs
BA, Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
MDiv, MABTS
PhD, SEBTS

Cory R. Barnes
Associate Professor of Old Testament; Associate Vice President of Distance Learning
BA, Shorter College
MA, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Rex D. Butler
Professor of Church History and Patristics, occupying the John T. Westbrook Chair of Church History
BA, Texas Tech University
MA, Wayland Baptist University
PhD, SWBTS

Kristyn S. Carver
Professor of Counseling, occupying the James D. and Rose Ramsey Chair of Psychology and Counseling
BS, Louisiana State University
MAMFC, PhD, NOBTS
LPC-S

Bong Soo Choi
Professor of New Testament and Greek;
Director, Korean Theological Institute at NGA Hub
BA, Sungkyul Christian University
MDiv, MA, SBTS
ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary
PhD, Temple University

R. Dennis Cole
Professor of Old Testament and Archaeology (Ministry-Based);
Co-Director of the Mike and Sara Moskau Institute of Archaeology
Professor Emeritus
BA, University of Florida; MDiv, ThM, Western
Conservative Baptist Seminary; PhD, NOBTS
Additional studies at the Albright Institute, Jerusalem

Emily W. Dean
Assistant Professor of Ministry to Women (Ministry-Based);
Director of Women's Academic Programs & Organizations
BS, LSU
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Jody D. Dean
Associate Professor of Christian Education;
Senior Regional Associate Dean for Louisiana/Mississippi; Director of Mentorship Programs for Christian Education;
Director of the Center for Discipleship and Ministry Leadership; Faculty Coordinator for Media Services
BA, Leavell College
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

James K. Dew Jr.
Professor of Christian Philosophy;
President
AA, Louisburg College
BS, Toccoa Falls College
MDiv, PhD, SEBTS
PhD, University of Birmingham, UK

Steven E. Echols
Visiting Professor of Leadership
BA, Mercer University
MDiv, PhD, NOBTS
DMin, Beeson Divinity School, Samford
MPPM, Birmingham Southern College

Archie W. England
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, occupying the J. Wash Watts Chair of Old Testament and Hebrew
BBA, University of Mississippi
MDiv, GGBTS; PhD, MABTS

Kelle Falterman
Core Faculty in Counseling
BA, The University of New Orleans
MEd, The University of New Orleans
MA, Southern California Seminary
PhD, The University of the Cumberlands
LPC-S

J. Craig Garrett
Associate Professor of Counseling
Academic Unit Leader for Counseling
Associate Dean for the Division of Counseling
BA, Texas A&M University
MEd, Lamar University
ThM, PhD, NOBTS
LPC-S

Jeff D. Griffin
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
Dean of Libraries; Writing Center Director
BBA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
MLA., University of North Texas
MDiv, PhD, MABTS

Norris C. Grubbs
Professor of New Testament and Greek
Provost; QEP Director
BS, Union University
MDiv, PhD, NOBTS

Gary R. Habermas
Visiting Professor of Apologetics
BRE, William Tyndale College
MA, University of Detroit
PhD, Michigan State University

Lloyd A. Harsch
Professor of Church History and Baptist Studies, occupying the SBC Chair of Cooperative Program Studies;
Director, Institute for Faith and the Public Square;
Associate Dean of the Division of Theological and Historical Studies
BA, BS, University of North Dakota
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

Adam L. Harwood
Professor of Theology, occupying the MacFarland Chair of Theology;
Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry;
Editor, Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry
BA, University of Central Oklahoma
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

Adam L. Hughes
Associate Professor of Expository Preaching;
Director of Mentoring Programs in Pastoral Ministry;
Director, The Adrian Rogers Center for Expository Preaching;
Associate Dean of the Division of Church Ministry;
BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

R. Allen Jackson
Professor of Youth Education (Ministry-Based)
BS, University of Southern Mississippi
MRE, PhD, NOBTS

Mark L. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Pastoral Ministry
BA, Washington & Jefferson College
MDiv, ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary
DMin, NOBTS

Ethan C. Jones
Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
BA, Mississippi College
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

Ian F. Jones
Professor of Counseling (Ministry-Based)
BA, Centenary College of Louisiana
MARE, MDiv, PhD, SWBTS
PhD, University of North Texas
LPC-S, LMFT-S

Charles S. Kelley Jr.
Distinguished Research Professor of Evangelism
BA, Baylor University
MDiv, ThD, NOBTS

Jonggil Lee
Associate Professor of Expository Preaching;
Director, Korean Doctor of Ministry Program at NGA Hub
BA, Kyonggi University
MDiv, Korean Baptist Theological Seminary
ThM, PhD, NOBTS

David Lema
Professor of Theology and Missions (Ministry-Based)
Regional Coordinator for South Florida
Director of the South Florida Extension Center
BA, University of New Orleans
MDiv, ThM, DMin, PhD, NOBTS
Additional Studies at SWBTS

Steve W. Lemke
Professor of Philosophy and Ethics (Ministry-Based)
Provost Emeritus
BA, Louisiana Tech University
MDiv, MARE, PhD, SWBTS
Additional studies at Texas Christian University,
University of Dallas, Texas A&M University

Larry W. Lyon
Associate Professor of Ethics; Vice President for Business Administration
BS, Shorter University
MDiv, PhD, SEBTS

Dorothy E. "Beth" Masters
Assistant Professor of Collegiate Ministry (Ministry-Based)
BA, University of West Florida
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Gregory D. Mathias
Associate Professor of Global Missions; Director, Global Mission Center
BS, Virginia Tech
MDiv, PhD, SEBTS

Jessica P. McMillan
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship;
Director, DMA Program
MMCM, DMA, NOBTS

Jeffery W. Nave
Professor of Counseling;
Director of Leeke Magee Christian Counseling Center;
Director of Student Counseling;
BS, Kennesaw State University
MDiv, PhD, NOBTS
LPC-S, LMFT-S

Blake M. Newsom
Associate Professor of Expository Preaching, occupying the Caskey Chair for Church Excellence;
Director, Caskey Center for Church Excellence
BS, MA, Delta State University
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Preston L. Nix
Professor of Evangelism and Evangelistic Preaching,
occupying the Roland Q. Leavell Chair of Evangelism;
Director of the Leavell Center for Evangelism and Church Health;
Director of Supervised Ministry
BA, Stephen F. Austin State University
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

J. David Odom
Professor of Student Ministries;
Director, Youth Ministry Institute
BS, Liberty University
MARE, PhD, SWBTS

Reggie R. Ogea
Professor of Leadership and Pastoral Ministry,
occupying the Perry Sanders Chair of Pastoral
Leadership; Associate Dean, Professional Doctoral Programs
BS, McNeese State University
MDiv, ThD, NOBTS

James O. Parker
Professor of Biblical Interpretation and Archaeology;
Executive Director of the Mike and Sara Moskau Institute of Archaeology;
Associate Vice President of Facilities
BS, University of the State of New York
MDiv, SWBTS
PhD, MABTS

Donna B. Peavey
Professor of Christian Education;
Director of Innovative Learning
BS, University of Southern Mississippi
MRE, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Rhyne R. Putman
Associate Professor of Theology and Culture (Special Contract Faculty)
BA, Williams Baptist College
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Charles A. Ray, III
Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek;
Director of the Accelerated BA+MDiv Program
Associate Dean of the Division of Biblical Studies
BA, Baylor University
MA, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Arthur G. “Bo” Rice
Associate Professor of Evangelism and Preaching, occupying the Gurney Chair of Evangelism and Church Health;
Director of the Mentoring Program;
Dean of Graduate Studies
BA, Auburn University
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Jeffrey B. Riley
Professor of Ethics;
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
BS, Auburn University
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS
Additional studies at Auburn University

Loretta G. Rivers
Professor of Social Work (Ministry-Based), LCSW
BA, University of Mississippi
MACE, NOBTS
MSW, Louisiana State University
PhD, Tulane University

George W. Ross
Assistant Professor of Church Planting and Evangelism,
occupying the Cecil B. Day Chair of Church Planting (Ministry-Based)
BS, Crichton College
MDiv, Liberty University
DMin, NOBTS

Jake P. Roudkovski
Professor of Evangelism and Pastoral Leadership,
occupying the Max & Bonnie Thornhill Chair of Evangelism;
Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
BA, Blue Mountain College
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Karen L. Roudkovski
Contract Faculty in Counseling
BA, Union University
MDiv, ThM, PhD, NOBTS
LPC

Joel B. Sherrer
Professor of Discipleship and Ministry Leadership
BA, Oklahoma State University
MARE, SWBTS
EdD, Oklahoma State University

Kathryn A. Steele
Core Faculty in Counseling
BA, Oklahoma Baptist University
MAMFC, PhD, NOBTS
LPC-S, LMFT-S

M. Hal Stewart Jr.
Professor of Discipleship (Ministry-Based)
BS, ME, Clemson University
MDiv, SEBTS
ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Robert B. Stewart
Professor of Philosophy and Theology,
occupying the Greer-Heard Chair of Faith and Culture;
Director, Institute for Christian Apologetics
BA, Cameron University
MDiv, PhD, SWBTS

Randall L. Stone
Professor of Christian Education, occupying the John and Margaret Sisemore Chair of Christian Education;
Director of the Doctor of Education Program;
Director of the Doctor of Educational Ministries Program
BS, McNeese State University
MRE, MWBTS
ThM, PhD, NOBTS

Kenneth B. Taylor Jr.
Professor of Urban Missions, occupying the Chester L. Quarles Chair of Missions;
BS, University of North Alabama
JD, University of Alabama School of Law
MDiv, PhD, NOBTS
MLIS, Louisiana State University

W. Mark Tolbert
Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministry (Ministry-Based)
BS, Georgia State University
MDiv, DMin, SWBTS

William F. Warren Jr.
Professor of New Testament and Greek, occupying the Landrum P. Leavell II Chair of New Testament and Greek;
Director of the Milton Haggard Center for New Testament Textual Studies
AA, Okaloosa-Walton Jr. College
BS, Mississippi College
MDiv, PhD, NOBTS
Additional studies at Seminario Biblio Latinoamericano, San Jose, Costa Rico; and at the University of Southern Mississippi

DeAron L. Washington
Contract Faculty in Counseling
BA, Delta State University
MA, ThM, NOBTS
PLPC

Michael N. Wetzel
Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry; Vice President of Institutional Advancement
BA, University of the State of New York
MDiv, DMin, NOBTS

Tyler R. Wittman
Assistant Professor of Theology
BA, Colorado State University
MDiv, ThM, SBTS
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Gregory A. Woodward
Professor of Conducting and Worship,
occupying the Lallage-Feazel Chair of Church
Music; Director of Choral Programs; Chapel
Music Coordinator;
AA, Jones County Jr. College
BME, MME, University of Southern Mississippi
PhD, Florida State University