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Faculty & Staff

Trained Academicians, Pastoral Practitioners—At Grimké Seminary, Professors Combine Intellectual Rigor with Practical Experience


Our full-time, part-time, visiting, and adjunct faculty are all accomplished academically and experienced pastorally.

Dr. Doug Logan, Jr.

President, Dean of Grimké School of Urban Ministry

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Dr. Tony Merida

Dean of Seminary, Dean of the Center for Christ-Centered Preaching

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Bryan Laughlin

Chief Executive Officer, Professor of Theology and Missiology

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Dr. Doug Ponder

Dean of Faculty, Professor of Biblical Studies

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Dr. Mark Becton

Professor of Spiritual Formation and Coaching Coordinator

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Dr. Dwayne Bond

Adjunct Professor of Biblical Counseling

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Dr. Andrew J. Newell

Professor of Historical Theology and Culture

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Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr.

Visiting Professor of Urban Ministry

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Dr. Dayton Hartman

Adjunct Professor of Church History

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Matt Cohen

Adjunct Professor of Preaching

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Dr. Bryan Loritts

Visiting Professor of Urban Ministry

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Our staff and administrators serve Grimké Seminary as subject matter experts who also have extensive experience in local churches.

Matt King

School Administrator

Paul Eiker

Admissions Officer

Joe Holland

Managing Editor

Rob Green

Creative Director

Sandra King

Development Officer

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