1964 Assistant Pastor & Youth Director: Diamond Hill Baptist Church, Ft. Worth, TX
1962-1964 Perry Baptist Church, Perry, SC
Pierpont Chapel, Charleston, SC
Gowansville Baptist, Greer, SC
First Baptist Church, Nevada, TX
and others (a total of 15 interims)
Revivals, Bible Studies & Speaking Engagements: Preached in over 300 churches in Southeastern & Southwestern part of United States; sent by World Evangelism on preaching missions in London, England & Melbourne, Australia
"Discourse, Analysis and the Text-Driven Sermon," in the Text Driven Sermon, ed. Ned Mathews, Broadman Holman (forthcoming).
Review of Handbook of New Testament Greek: An Inductive Approach based on the Greek Text of Acts, by William Sanford LaSor. 2 Vols. Southwestern Journal of Theology 16 (Spring 1974): 95-96.
"Regeneration and Justification," in We Believe: Sermons on Baptist Doctrine, The Criswell Center for Biblical Studies Pisteuomen Series, vol. 1, pp. 59-66. Edited by Paige Patterson and Luis Pantoja. (Dallas: Criswell Publications, 1977).
"The Kingdom of God: Background and Development of a Complex Discourse Concept." CTR, Vol. 2, no. 1 (2004):51-82.
Stewardship lessons for First Baptist Dallas, 1977.
Articles in Shophar, a publication of Criswell College:
"Roots of Redemption" Matthew 1-3
"The Dawning of a New Age" Matthew 4-5
"The Righteousness of the Kingdom" Matthew 6-7
"Jesus and the Disenfranchised" Matthew 8-10
"The Presence of the Future" Matthew 11-12
"The Mystery of the Kingdom" Matthew 13
"Responding to Jesus" Matthew 14-15
"The Kingdom's Present Power" Matthew 16-18
"The Triumphal Entry," Matthew 19-21
"Negative Sermons" Matthew 22-23
"The Coming of God's Kingdom" Matthew 24-25
"The New Covenant" Matthew 26
"The Resurrection Now" Matthew 27-28
"The Beginning of the Gospel" Mark 1-2
"Miracles and Faith" Mark 3-5
"Kingdom Citizens" Mark 6-7
"Who is This Man?'' Mark 8-9
"A Ransom for Many" Mark 10-11
"God's Coinage" Mark 12-13
"Not Imma, but Abba" Mark 14-16
"The Name of Jesus" Luke 1-2
"The Spirit without Fire" Luke 3-4
"Living the Sermon" Luke 5-6
"Jesus and Women" Luke 7-8
"Cost-counting Discipleship" Luke 9-10
"The Finger of God" Luke 11-12
"Three Dimensional Judgment" Luke 13-15
"Suffering Messiah-A Perplexing Problem" Luke 16-18
"The King Who Comes" Luke 19-20
"The Fellowship of the Kingdom" Luke 21-22
"The Christian Basis of Hope" Luke 23-24
Graduate Seminars & Professional Papers:
"The Geographical Expansion and Political Organization of the Roman Empire, 753BC-117AD"
"The Apocalypse of Paul"
"The Literature of Qumran: Its Value for Biblical and Theological Studies"
"Hellenistic Jewish Philosophy"
"The Literary Form of Genesis 1-11"
"The Fall of Man"
"The Critical Problems of James"
"The History of the Development of Formgeschichte"
"The Functional Christology of Oscar Cullmann"
"The Old Testament Concept of Election"
"Forgiveness in the Old Testament"
"The Contributions of James Barr to Theological Dialogue"
"The Historical-Critical Method: Conservative and Liberal Perspective"
"The Hermeneutical Method of Oscar Cullman:
"The Biblical Concept of Authority"
"Sociological Factors Influencing Concepts of Biblical Authority"
Special Revelation, by Bernard Ramm
Jesus of Nazareth, Edited by C. F. H. Henry
The Tendencies of the Synoptic Tradition, by E. P. Sanders
The Work and Words of Jesus, by A.M. Hunter
"Matthew" and "Isaiah" in The Believer's Study Bible
"Why Christians Fight Over the Bible," Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, and many other church settings
Columbia Bible College, Columbia, SC
Distinguished Christian Scholar Lectures, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, March 1984
Lectures in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1984; Shuburyness, England; Molokai, Hawaii; Mowe, Australia
Significant Activities of Service
To the College
Coordinator of New Testament Program
Co-Chair, Faculty and Staff Campaign: 25th Anniversary Campaign
Financial Aid Committee
Faculty Development Committee
To the Community
President of Church Related Vocations Fellowship of Charleston Baptist Association, Charleston, SC; Secretary of Edisto Association
Sunday School Director of Edisto Association
Moderator and other varied associational and state services from 1962-1976 prior to assuming present position at Criswell College
Greek 1, II
New Testament Introduction
New Testament Introduction II
New Testament Survey I, II
Greek Exegetical Syntax I, II
Greek Exegetical Syntax II (Prison Epistles)
New Testament Theology
Topics in New Testament Studies: New Testament Theology
New Testament Intensive: Jesus
Messiah: Message & Mission
New Testament Intensive: Matthew
Greek Exegesis: Matthew
New Testament Intensive: Ephesians
New Testament Intensive: Romans
Greek Exegesis: Prison Epistles
New Testament Intensive: 1, 2 Peter & 1, 2, 3 John
New Testament Intensive: Gospel of Mark
Greek Exegesis: Mark: The Roaring Lion
New Testament Intensive: Prison Epistles (Col & Eph)
New Testament Exegesis: Romans
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
The Criswell College "Professor of the Year", 1996-97 & 2000-01
Honored by Administration with H. Leroy Metts Greek Language Award, inaugurated May 2001and awarded annually
Honored by Criswell College Alumni Association with H. Leroy Metts Scholarship, inaugurated April 2001 and awarded annually
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Criswell College, May 2009