Tony Merida

Dean of Seminary,
Professor of Preaching and Theology
M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Tony Merida brings a wealth of experience as a pastor (Temple Baptist, Hattiesburg, MS) church planter (Imago Dei, Raleigh, NC), and professor (New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC; University of Mobile, Mobile, AL). He is a Council Member of The Gospel Coalition, the Content Director for Acts 29’s TGC channel, and the host of the Churches Planting Churches podcast. He is also the author of numerous books, including The Christ-Centered Expositor, Ordinary, and Orphanology as well as eight volumes in the Christ-Centered Exposition commentary series, which he co-edits. Tony and his wife, Kimberly, have five adopted children.