Dr. Charles S. "Chuck" Kelley, Jr.

Dr. Charles S. "Chuck" Kelley, Jr.President, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Professor of Evangelism

Office: Frost Building 2nd Floor
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455 ext. 3265
Fax: (504) 816-8023
Home Phone: (504) 283-0804
E-Mail: ckelley@nobts.edu

Education

  • Th.D. (Preaching) New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983
  • M.Div. (Biblical Studies) New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978
  • B.A. (Philosophy) Baylor University, 1974

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Evangelism, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983-present
  • Roland Q. Leavell Professor of Evangelism, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993-1996
  • Director of Leavell Center for Evangelism and Church Growth, 1993-1996
  • Chairman of the Division of Pastoral Ministries, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993-1995

Teaching Specializations

  • Evangelism
  • Church Growth

Ministry Experience

  • Itinerant Evangelist, Innovative Evangelism, Inc., New Orleans, LA
  • Minister of Outreach, Ministry of Bob Harrington, Inc., New Orleans, LA
  • Assistant BSU Director, Baylor University, Waco, TX
  • Pastor, Ireland Baptist Church, Ireland, TX

Publications

Books

  • "Back to the Future: An Analysis of Southern Baptist Evangelism" in Baptist Why or Why Not Revisited ed. By Timothy George & Richard D. Land (1997).
  • Evangelism and Church Growth A Practical Encyclopedia by Elmer Towns, general ed. Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 1995 (served on Editorial Committee).
  • "How To Get A Piece of the Power" in 50 Great Soul-Winning Sermons, compiled by Jack R. Smith (1994).
  • "Training for Evangelism" in Evangelism Today and Tomorrow, ed. by Charles Chaney and Granville Watson (1993).
  • How Did They Do It? The Story of Southern Baptist Evangelism, Insight Press (October 1992).
  • Show Me The Way, Convention Press (1991).

Articles

  • "Five Essentials for Church Growth," Growing Churches (Summer 1998).
  • "Involving People in Your Sermons," Church Administration (January, 1995).
  • "Reaching the Children of the Boomers," Youth Ministry Update (January 1992).
  • "Baby Boomers: A Pastor’s Bibliography," The Theological Educator (Spring 1992).
  • "Ten of My Top Ten," Evangelism (February, 1991).
  • "News to Lost Adults," Adult Leadership (October 1990).
  • "A Theological-Historical Look At Revivalism in the SBC," Search (Spring, 1990).
  • "Issues in Evangelism," The Theological Educator (Spring, 1990).
  • "Training in Evangelism: How to Select & Design a Program," Evangelism (August, 1989).
  • "Theology of Excellence," The Theological Educator (Spring, 1986).
  • "My Calling: Evangelism" in How God Called, compiled by Alice Magill (1986).

Witnessing Materials

  • Here’s Hope Roman Road Witnessing Tract, North American Mission Board, Publisher (1994).
  • Here’s Hope Roman Road Witness Training Program, North American Mission Board, Publisher (1994).
  • Here’s Hope Roman Road Witness Training Video, North American Mission Board, Publisher (1994).
  • "Learning To Share My Faith," A Witness Training Module, Baptist Sunday School Board (1990, 1994)

Denominational Curriculum

  • "The Witnessing Muscle," Adult Leadership (September, 1991).
  • "What Is Your Story?" Adult Leadership (August, 1991).
  • "Taking Steps to Meet Jesus," Adult Leadership (July, 1991).
  • "Sharing the Gospel with Our Teens," Adult Leadership (July, 1991).
  • "Telling Our Children," Adult Leadership (June, 1991).
  • "Mapping The Way", Adult Leadership (May, 1991).
  • "The ABC’s of Salvation," Adult Leadership April, 1991).
  • "Working Together," Adult Leadership (April, 1991).
  • "Is God a Stranger to You?" Adult Leadership (February, 1991).
  • "Introducing God," Adult Leadership (February, 1991).
  • "Your Secret Ally," Adult Leadership (January, 1991).
  • "A Tool for Witnessing," Adult Leadership (December, 1990).
  • "Begin with Prayer," Adult Leadership (November, 1990).
  • "Highway to Heaven," Adult Leadership (October, 1990).
  • "A Transformed Life-style," Baptist Youth (April, May, June, 1986).
  • "Relating to Others," Baptist Youth (April, May, June, 1986).
  • "Keeping the Word," Baptist Youth (April, May, June, 1986).
  • From Milk to Meat," Baptist Youth (April, May, June, 1986).

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