B.A. – Union University (Sociology)
M.S. – University of Memphis (Counseling & Personnel Services)
M.A.R.E. – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Concentrations in Foundations, Church Administration, and Youth Ministry)
Teaching at Williams since 2005
Areas of scholarship or expertise:
How people learn; how teachers can help students learn more effectively; spiritual transformation; the role of the Holy Spirit in teaching and learning
Hobbies and outside interests:
Fishing, camping, gardening, antique and flea markets.
“Biblical Foundations for the Teaching Ministry of the Church” in the Midwestern Journal of Theology. Terry Wilder, ed. Kansas City, MO: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Vol. 1; No. 1 & 2 (Spring 2003): 84-93.
“The Biblical Imperative of Teaching: Why Christian Education Should Be On the Cutting Edge of the Church’s Mission Today.” Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry (NOBTS), Fall 2003, Vol 1, No. 2, p.94. Can be found online here
Contributed entry in the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education, Michael J. Anthony, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2001.
“Three Requirements for Following Jesus” a sermon in the Midwestern Journal of Theology, vol. 3, no. 1, Fall issue, 2004.
Extensive writing in Bible studies and discipleship resources for LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention in youth Sunday School, youth discipleship, youth leadership and children’s discipleship.
Extensive writing for missions education through the North American Mission Board for Challengers.