Staff & Faculty

Graduate Faculty

In alignment with Rockbridge Seminary’s mission, professors bring current, hands-on ministry experience to the classroom, strengthened by recognized academic credentials. Professors are assigned to courses that match both their ministry experience and academic study. All professors teach part-time.

Martin T. Akins
Biblical Studies
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Howard Payne University

Randy L. Bennett
Ministry Leadership
M.Div., D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., California Baptist University

David B. Brown
Worship Studies
D.W.S., The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies
M.A. Hope International University
B.A., Johnson Bible College

Jeffrey D. Brown
Preaching/Evangelism
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Hannibal LaGrange College

Robert A. Condly
Religious Studies/Theology
Ph.D., Marquette University
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
B.A., Oral Roberts University

Mark W. Cook
Religious Education
M.A., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Hardin-Simmons University

Edward M. Eastman, Jr.
Spiritual Formation
D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary
B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University

Daryl R. Eldridge
Religious Education/Ministry Leadership
M.A., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Drury University

Dean N. Finley
Religious Philosophy/Evangelism
M.R.E., M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Missouri State University

Jeffrey B. Ginn
Missions
M.Div., Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Blue Mountain College

Beverly C. Jessup
Pastoral Counseling
M.Div., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Asbury College

Myron C. Kauk
Biblical Studies/Theology
Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary
M.Div., M.Th., Talbot Seminary
B.A., University of the Pacific

Kenneth W. Kelly
Christian Ethics
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Clemson University

Rhonda Boggs Kitchen
Pastoral Counseling
M.A., D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., M.S., California Baptist University

Dave McFadden
Ministry Leadership
M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., New Mexico State University

Randy C. Millwood
Religious Education
M.R.E., Ed.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Cumberland College

Daniel J. Morgan
Church Planting
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.Sci., University of Washington

John W. Neesley
Biblical Studies
Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Louisiana State University

Rodney Mark Nickens
Church History
M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Wingate University

Lendell L. Nolan
Life Purpose Coaching, Evangelism, Missions
M.Div. B.L., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.M.L., Rockbridge Seminary
B.A., Southwest Baptist University

Randal V. Outland
Apologetics
M.Div., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., North Carolina State University

W. Craig Price
Biblical Studies
M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., M.A., University of Florida

J. Sam Simmons
Global Studies
M.Div., Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mark E. Simpson
Religious Education
Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A., DePaul University
M.A., Denver Seminary
B.A., Spring Arbor College

Gary W. Waller
Religious Education
Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.R.E., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Baylor University

Kenneth D. Williams
Ministry Leadership
B.M.E., Florida State University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Regent University

Darryl H. Wilson
Religious Education
M.Div., Ed.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Belmont University

Diploma Faculty

In alignment with Rockbridge Seminary’s mission, professors bring current, hands-on ministry experience to the classroom, strengthened by recognized academic credentials. Professors are assigned to courses that match both their ministry experience and academic study. All faculty teach part-time.

Randy L. Bennett
Ministry Leadership
M.Div., D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., California Baptist University

Jeffrey D. Brown
Preaching/Evangelism
M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Hannibal LaGrange College

Ingrid Buch-Wagler
Worship Studies
Ph.D., Trinity College and Seminary
Ph.D. (ABD), University of Washington
B.M., M.M., University of British Columbia

F. William Gullick
Pastoral Studies
D.Min., Bakke Graduate University
M.Div., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Blue Mountain College

Beverly C. Jessup
Pastoral Counseling
M.Div., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Asbury College

Myron C. Kauk
Biblical Studies/Theology
Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary
M.Div., M.Th., Talbot Seminary
B.A., University of the Pacific

Rhonda Boggs Kitchen
Pastoral Counseling
M.A., D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., M.S., California Baptist University

Thomas E. Lovorn
Biblical Studies
Th.D., Luther Rice Seminary
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Mississippi College

Dave McFadden
Ministry Leadership
M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., New Mexico State University

Lendell L. Nolan
Life Purpose Coaching, Evangelism, Missions
M.Div. B.L., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.M.L., Rockbridge Seminary
B.A., Southwest Baptist University

Randal V. Outland
Apologetics
M.Div., D.Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., North Carolina State University

G. Kevin Riggs
Religious Studies
D.Phil., Oxford Graduate School
M.A., Trevecca Nazarene University
B.A., Free Will Baptist College

Mark E. Simpson
Religious Education
Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A., DePaul University
M.A., Denver Seminary
B.A., Spring Arbor College

Alan Stoddard
Preaching
Dip.Th., M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Gary W. Waller
Education
Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.R.E., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S., Baylor University

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