Curriculum Vitae


Doctor of Philosophy   

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, May 2014

  • AOC: Philosophy, Church History
  • Supervisor: Dr. Ted Cabal
  • Dissertation: Toward a Baptist View of Metaphilosophy: An Analysis of E. Y. Mullins, John Newport, Richard Cunningham, and L. Russ Bush
  • AOC: History of Philosophy, Metaphilosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Early Church/Patristics

Master of Divinity        

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, December 2008

  • Theology
  • Major: Christian Ministries; emphasis in Philosophy

Bachelor of Science     

University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, December 1998

  • Major: Mathematics                             


The Learning House

  • Full-time online training to college professors in best practices for teaching college-level online courses.
  • Serve on editorial staff for the new Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Research and write training material for use in online courses and live sessions
  • Work with Course Designers and Instructional Media Specialists to enhance delivery of online learning content in current Best Practices series.
  • Develop survey and cull data regarding adjunct professor needs
  • Maintain enrollment numbers for training services consumed and develop various reports based on unique faculty reached, total enrollments, etc.
  • Course taught: Advanced Principles in Online Course Delivery
  • September 2015 – present

Boyce College

  • Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
  • Mentor and Senior Thesis Supervisor for Boyce College’s The Augustine Honors Collegium
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Reasoning, Worldview Analysis, Introduction to Ethics, Church History I & II, Apologetics I, II, & III, Metaphysics, History and Philosophy of Science
  • August 2014 – present

Boyce College Online

  • Adjunct Professor of Christian  Worldview and Apologetics (2013-2018)
  • Re-designed and developed PH108 Worldview Analysis for Boyce Online
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Philosophy, Worldview Analysis, Introduction to Ethics, Religion in the Public Square
  • August 2013 – August 2018

Liberty University Online

  • Adjunct Professor of General Studies
  • Courses taught: PHIL 201 Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas, INQR 101, and RSCH201 Research
  • August 2012 – present 

Daymar College Online

  • Full-Time Program Leader for General Education
  • Courses taught: College Math, Critical Thinking
  • June 2014 – September 2015

Daymar College Online

  • Full-Time Instructor for General Education
  • Courses taught: College Math, Critical Thinking, Composition I, Composition II, Introduction to Literature, Strategies for Success
  • April 2008 – June 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Garrett Fellow for  Dr. Mark Coppenger in Christian Worldview and Apologetics; August 2011– May 2014
  • Garrett Fellow for Dr. Jim Parker III in Christian Worldview and Apologetics; August 2011 – May 2014
  • Garrett Fellow for Dr. Paul Helm in Christian Worldview and Apologetics; January 2012 and January 2014


Center for Ancient Christian Studies

  • Senior Fellow
  • Editorial Board for CACS journal, Fides et Humilitas
  • September 2014 – present


  • Evangelical Philosophical Society
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • African American Intellectual Historical Society



“The Holy Spirit, Caritas, and the Bond of Unity in Augustine’s Anti-Donatist Writings,” Fides et Humilitas3 (Winter 2016): 84-110.

“Natural Selection and an Epistemology of Evil: An Incompatible Pair,” Themelios42:3 (August 2017): 285-96. Available at

“Philosophical Questions and the Unity of the Trinity: Re-engaging Christ-shaped Philosophy,” Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project, Evangelical Philosophical Society (2017): 1-26. Available at

Book Reviews:

Review of Lawrence Feingold, The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas Aquinas and His Interpreters.Naples, FL: Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University. Southern Baptist Journal of Theology17, no. 1 (2013): 68–69.

Review of John Frame, A History of Western Philosophy and Theology. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2015. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies(November 2016), [online]

Review of David Herbert, Charles Darwin’s Religious Views: From Creationist to Evolutionist. Kitchener, Ontario: Joshua Press, 2011. Books At a Glance(May 2017), [online]

Review of Nancy Pearcey, Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2018. Augustine Collegiate Review2, no. 2 (Winter 2019): 97–99.

Review of Philip Rolnick, Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies(May 2016), [online]

Review of Mark Sheridan, Language for God in Patristic Tradition: Wrestling with Biblical Anthropomorphism. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. Fides et Humilitas2 (Summer 2015): 94–100.

Review of Christopher Ben Simpson, Religion, Metaphysics, and the Postmodern: William Desmond and John D. Caputo. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2016. Augustine Collegiate Review1, no.1 (August 2017): 57–59.

Review of R. Scott Smith, “Non-Foundational Epistemologies and the Truth of Scripture.” In The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures, ed. D. A. Carson, 831–871. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016. Books At a Glance(September 2017), [online]

Review of Anthony C. Thiselton, Approaching Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction to Key Concepts, Methods, & Debates. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2018, [online]

Review of J. D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. New York: Harper, 2016. Augustine Collegiate Review2, no. 1 (Summer 2018): 89­–91.


Researcher and Collaborator for “Prologue: A Theistic Universe,” in Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell, Evidence that Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World(Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2017), lix–lxxix.

Manuscripts in Preparation:

“Narrative and Knowing: Narrative as an Epistemological Act,” Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry(forthcoming).

“E. Y. Mullins on the Nature and Value of Philosophy,” (forthcoming).

One Faith, One Heart, One God: 30 Reflections Connecting Christian Apologetics’ Past to Today(proposal submitted to Reformation Heritage Books and under review)


“Draw Near to Listen”: Reading Scripture, Listening, and Moral Formation,” August 2019, Ecclesia and Ethics IV, Brisbane, Australia.

“Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Students in Online Programs,” June 2017, Connect 2017: Higher Education Summit, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Narrative and Knowing: Narrative as an Epistemological Act,” March 2017, Evangelical Philosophical Southeast Regional Meeting, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

“Philosophical Questions and the Unity of the Trinity: Re-Engaging Paul K. Moser’s Christ-Shaped Philosophy,” November 2016, Evangelical Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

“Natural Selection and An Epistemology of Evil: An Incompatible Pair,” March 2016, Evangelical Philosophical Society Southeast Regional Meeting, Columbia International University, Columbia, South Carolina.

“Ignatius and Ὃμόνοια: Unity As a Means to Attain God,” June 2015, CACS Summer Greek Reading Group: Selected Readings in the Letters of Ignatius, Louisville, Kentucky.


“Andragogy: The New Face of College/University Students.” Interview with Dr. Lucy Lambert-Guesnard. The Dr. Lucy Show: Perspectives on Education. 660 AM The Answer, KSKY, March 12, 2017.

Panel Discussions:

“Does God Exist?” Can I Ask That?Sunday Evening Series at Ninth and O Baptist Church, Louisville, KY. July 15, 2018.

“Pursuing Gospel-Centered Racial Reconciliation.” Panel Discussion at Buck Run Baptist Church, Frankfort, KY. February 25, 2018.

Online Publications:

“4 Strategies for Helping the At-Risk Online Student.” uncompromisingEDU.Appeared April 13, 2017. Available at

“Always Be Prepared to Make a Defense.” The Southern Blog. Appeared October 9, 2015. Available at

“Asynchronous vs Synchronous Communication in the Online Classroom.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared October 6, 2016. Available at

“Critical Thinking in the Online Classroom.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared February 27, 2018. Available at

“How to Apply Logic to Arguments: Part I.” The Southern Blog. Appeared September 15, 2015. Available at

“How to Apply Logic to Arguments: Part II.” The Southern Blog. Appeared September 18, 2015. Available at

“Science vs. Scientism: A Necessary Distinction.” The Southern Blog. Appeared December 1, 2015. Available at

“Southern Baptists Need to Move Forward in Racial Reconciliation.” Kentucky Today. Appeared July 11, 2017. Available at,8014.

“Three Ways the Gospel Changes Apologetics.” Southern Equip. Appeared May 23, 2018. Available at 

“When Should You E-Mail Students in Your Online Class?” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared January 16, 2019. Available at

“Writing Discussion Forum Questions.” Center for Teaching and Learning. Appeared October 13, 2016. Available at


The Learning House

  • Design, develop, and update online training courses regarding online course delivery.
  • Research current topics in teaching methodology and online course delivery. 
  • Edit articles for the Center for Teaching and Learning website.

Boyce College 

  • Serve as mentor in The Augustine Honors Collegium
  • Course Development–Introduction to Ethics and Worldview Analysis for Online

Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Visiting professor for TH302 Christian Apologetics, May 28 – June 1, 2018, Klang Valley Campus, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Daymar College Online

  • Managed a staff of nine adjunct instructors and one full-time instructor.
  • Developed and designed training course for new online adjunct instructors.
  • Developed and designed Winter 2015 adjunct faculty in-service.
  • Course Development–Critical Thinking, College Math, Writing I, Meteorology, Earth Science, General English

University of Phoenix – Louisville

  • Academic Counselor for bachelor- and masters-level students.
  • August 2006 – April 2008

Daymar College – Louisville

  • Director of Financial Services, Jan 2006 – July 2006
  • Registrar, January 2005 – December 2005
  • Financial Aid Officer, August 2004 – December 2004