Dr. Jeffrey Farmer

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Dr. Jeff FarmerAssociate Professor of Church Ministry and Evangelism
Associate Director, Caskey Center for Church Excellence

Office: HSC 215E
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455 ext. 8227
Fax:
E-Mail: jfarmer@nobts.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2007)
  • Th.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2004)
  • M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2001)
  • B.S.' Georgia Southern University (1996)
  • Additional study in the M.S. Applied Statistics program at Kennessaw State University

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor of Christian Ministry and Evangelism, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2015-present)
  • Dean of Online Learning, Assistant Professor of Missions and Evangelism, Tennessee Temple University (2013-2014)
  • Adjunct Professor, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, North Georgia Hub (2007-2014)
  • Teaching Fellow in Evangelism and Church Health, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2003-2007)

Teaching Specializations

  • Evangelism
  • Missions
  • Church Planting
  • Church Revitalization
  • Bivocational Ministry
  • Demographics
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • House Church

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor/Church Planter, LifeTree Church, Hiram, Georgia (2007-2013)
  • Minister of Students and Evangelism, East Ridge Baptist Church, East Ridge, Tennessee (1999-2002)
  • Associate Pastor of Youth, Proctor’s Chapel Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, North Carolina (1998-1999)
  • Associate Pastor of Youth and Education, First Baptist Church, Scotland Neck, North Carolina (1997-1998)
  • Youth Director, Trinity Baptist Church, Nevils, Georgia (1992-1996)
  • Youth Director, Brooklet United Methodist Church (1990-1992)

Publications

Dissertation

  • “Church Planting Sponsorship: A Statistical Analysis of Sponsoring A Church Plant as a Means of Revitalization of the Sponsor Church.” Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007.

Family

  • Married to Karen Farmer since 1994. Karen is an echocardiographer, and an incredible wife/mother.
  • Daughters: Brooke and Paige