Gregory Smith

Associate Vice President for Distributed Learning
Associate Professor of Bible

Gregory Smith


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Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2000; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1997; B.S., Purdue University, 1986

Dr. Gregory Smith came to Southwestern Seminary after serving as an assistant to the associate vice president for doctoral studies at Southern Seminary and children’s pastor at First Baptist Church of Sellersburg, Ind. He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree and an Advanced Master of Divinity degree from Southern Seminary, a Master of Arts degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., and a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Institute for Biblical Research and Society of Biblical Literature.

“The purpose of the church is to prepare followers of Christ to take the reality of the Gospel to the whole world, and all of us are called to serve and share with a lost and needy world.” @davidjeremiah

"God is not nationalistic. He cares for all the nations and He uses His people to reach the nations with the glorious message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
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