Categories: New Testament (including Greek)

Candi Finch, PhD

by Connect

Tell us about your personal background, testimony, and family. I am originally from Tampa, Florida, and I come from a great family with loving parents and three brothers and two sisters. I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior right before I started high school and am eternally grateful for the people in my local […]

Daniel Jones, PhD

by communications

Dr. Jones received a BA from Leavell College and an MDIV and PhD from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. The title of his dissertation is “Civil Disobedience: A Contextual and Theological Examination of Biblical Texts Addressing Government and Civic Duties for Christians Citizens.” Dr. Jones has served as an Interim Pastor in Tennessee, an Associate Pastor […]

David Shackelford, PhD

by campus

Dr. Shackelford was born in Mississippi and raised in Arkansas. He received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior in the First Baptist Church of Forrest City, Arkansas, while he was a junior in high school. He committed his life to vocational Christian ministry the following year in 1969. He attended the University of Arkansas on […]

Wayne Cornett, PhD

by campus

Dr. Wayne Cornett was raised in a Christian home and trusted Christ at the age of 13. In 1999 he surrendered to God’s call on his life to preach the gospel. He was licensed and ordained in the church where he was saved and baptized. He served as a staff evangelist/missions director as well. Dr. […]

Kenneth Lewis, PhD

by campus

Dr. Lewis grew up in Sallis, Mississippi, and confessed Jesus at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in August 1980. After earning a BS Degree in Computer Science at Mississippi State University, he began a career in software development and project management before pursuing his call to vocational ministry. Dr. Lewis began his ministry training by attending […]

Matt Akers, PhD

by campus

Dr. Matt Akers serves as the Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs; Chairman of the Old Testament Department; Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek, Old Testament and Hebrew, Missions, and Biblical Counseling. He is also the Director of the Hispanic Institute. Currently, Dr. Akers serves as the pastor of la Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida, a […]