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Dr. Doug Ponder

Dean of Faculty, Professor of Biblical Studies

Doug Ponder is a teaching pastor at Remnant Church in Richmond, VA, where for over a decade he has been a primary instructor in the church’s pastoral development program. Previously, Dr. Ponder served as a Catalytic Church Planter with the SBC of Virginia, where he trained pastors and wrote “Biblical Foundations of Church Planting” for PLANT: Equipping Church Planting Teams. He has also written articles for various organizations and has contributed to published volumes as an author, copyeditor, independent translator, and research assistant. In 2018 he co-founded a collaborative school for classical Christian education, serving as its curriculum developer. Doug lives in inner-city Richmond with his wife, Jess, and their four sons.

Education

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biblical Studies

Liberty University

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Master of Theology (ThM)

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry (DMIN)

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Postgraduate Studies

Davenant Hall

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