Professor of Evangelism and Evangelistic Preaching, occupying the Roland Q. Leavell Chair of Evangelism Director of the Leavell Center for Evangelism and Church Health Chairman of the Pastoral Ministries Division
Office: The Leavell Center Office Phone: (504) 282-4455 ext. 8820 Fax: (504) 816-8035 E-Mail: email@example.com
Summer Youth and Recreation Assistant, Richardson Heights Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas (Summers of 1976, 1975)
President, Southern Baptist Professors of Evangelism Fellowship, 2012-2015.
Liaison for the New Orleans Baptist Association and Intentional Community Evangelism Teams and the North American Mission Board, Crossover New Orleans, January-June 2012.
Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma: Committee on Order of Business, 2002-2005; Resolutions Committee, 1998; Advisory Committee, Crisis Pregnancy Center, 1995.
Tulsa Metro Baptist Association, Tulsa, Oklahoma: Evangelism Committee, 2002-2003, Chairman, 2003; Zone Leader, Touch Tulsa 2000 Evangelistic Campaign, 1999-2000.
Tarrant Baptist Association, Fort Worth, Texas: Director of Evangelism, 1991-1994; Personnel Committee, 1989-1991; Christian Life Committee, 1986-1988, Chairman, 1988; Baptist Student Union Committee, 1986-1988.
Pastor-Advisor to the Conference of Texas Baptist Evangelists, 1994, 1993.
Co-Editor with Dr. Adam Harwood. “The Gospel & Evangelism.” Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry vol. 11, no. 2 (Fall 2014).
“Technology, Communication, and Relationships.” Chapter in Interpersonal Skill Set for Ministers, eds. Jeanine C. Bozeman and Argile Smith. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Company, 2014.
“Commentary on Article 10: The Great Commission.” Article in Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry 10, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 36-46.
“Preparing for Spiritual Warfare in Evangelism.” Chapter in Mobilizing a Great Commission Church for Harvest: Voices and Views from the Southern Baptist Professors of Evangelism Fellowship, ed. Thomas P. Johnson, 123-137. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2011.
“The ‘Third Great Awakening’ in America: The Prayer Revival of 1857-58.” Chapter in Evangelism for a Changing World, eds. Timothy Beougher and Alvin Reid, 197-213. Wheaton, Illinois: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1995.
“Evangelism and Caring: Bellevue Baptist Church,” a case study presented to the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 3, 2008.
Evangelical Homiletics Society
Honors, Awards and Organizations
Marvin Jones Awards for Excellence, Outstanding Faculty Churchman, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015.