If you have any questions during this time of many changes, please reach out to Dr. Randy Stone, administrative assistant Kelxy Rowell, or one of the DML faculty below. We will be happy to help you and answer questions. Know that we are praying for you as you adjust to your new normal.

Full-Time Faculty

Jody Dean

Jody Dean

Associate Professor for Christian Education;

Regional Associate Dean for LA/MS Extension Centers;

Director for Christian Education Mentoring Programs

Director of Center for Discipleship and Ministry Leadership

B.S., Leavell College

M.A.C.E., Th.M., Ph.D. NOBTS

David Odom

David Odom

Associate Professor of Student Ministry

Director of Youth Ministry Institute

B.S., Liberty University 


Donna B. Peavey

Donna Peavey

Professor of Christian Education

Director of Innovative Learning 

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

M.R.E., Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

Joel B. (Joe) Sherrer


Professor of Adult Education

B.A., Oklahoma State University


Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Randall L. (Randy) Stone

Dr. Randall Stone

Professor of Christian Education;

Occupying the John T. Sisemore Chair/Christian Education

Chairman, Division of Discipleship and Ministry Leadership;

Director, Doctor of Educational Ministry Program

Director of the Doctor of Education Program

B.S., McNeese State University


Th.M., Ph.D., NOBTS

Ministry-Based Faculty

R. (Allen) Jackson

Dr. Allen Jackson

Professor of Youth Education

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

M.R.E., Ph.D., NOBTS

Beth Masters


Associate Professor of Christian Education

B.A. Organizational Communication, Minor in Women's Studies, University of West Florida

M.Div. Collegiate Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

ThM. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

PhD. Christian Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Hal Stewart

Dr. Hal Stewart

Associate Professor of Christian Education

Occupying the Broadmoor Chair of Discipleship;

B.S., M.E., Clemson University


Th.M., Ph.D, NOBTS

William (Rick) Yount

Rick Yount

Professor of Christian Education

B.S. Psychology and Counseling University of Maryland

Studies in Electrical and Systems Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Ph.D., Educational Research, University of North Texas

M.A.R.E., Ph.D. Foundations of Education, SWBTS

Adjunct Faculty

David Bond

David Bond

Email: Dbond@absc.org

Phone: (501) 831-0223

Course: Discipleship Strategies

Bobby Burt (Extension Center)

Bobby Burt

Email: bobby@ubc-huntsville.org

Phone: (256) 714-7018

Courses: Christian Scriptures, Old Testament Survey, Lifespan Development, Teaching the Bible, and Counseling in Ministry

Jared Case (Extension Center)

Jared Case

Email: jcase@northportbaptist.org

Phone: (205) 792-8839

Courses: Spiritual Formations I and Intro to Christian Education

Stephanie Cline

Stephanie Cline

Email: Stephanie.l.cline62312@gmail.com

Phone: (832) 330 2745

Course: Children and the Christian Faith

Emily Dean

Emily Dean

Email: edean@nobts.edu

Phone: 504-282-4455, Ext. 8053

Courses: Foundations in Ministry to Women, Bible Study Design and Writing for Women, and Special Topics in Ministry to Women

Stephanie Edge

Stephanie Edge

Email: stephanieedge3@gmail.com

Phone: (731) 616-3453

Courses: Leadership Training for Women and Disciplemaking and Mentoring for Women

Ernest Graham

Ernest Graham

Email: emgrahamjn1224@gmail.com

Phone: (985) 500-4914

Courses: Discipleship Strategies and Leading Family Ministry

Judi Jackson

Judi Jackson

Email: jjackson@nobts.edu

Phone: (504) 722-8261

Course: Lifespan Discipleship, Total Wellness and the Minister, and Lifespan Recreation Ministry

David Jeffreys

David Jeffreys

Email: david@hbcni.org

Phone: (337) 380-5237

Course: Foundations of Christian Education

David Judd (Extension Center)

David Judd

Email: jdavidjudd@gmail.com

Phone: (678) 361-7744

Courses: Introduction to Spiritual Formation and Teaching the Bible

Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Email: pkeatingadjunct@gmail.com

Phone: (504) 816-8183

Course: Teaching the Bible

Rhonda Kelley

Rhonda Kelley

Email: rkelley@nobts.edu

Phone: (504) 282-4455, Ext. 8588

Course: Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women

Allyson Nance

Allyson Nance

Email: allyson.presswood@gmail.com

Phone: (504) 717-6727

Course: What Baptists Believe

Philip Pinckard

Email: ppinckard@nobts.edu

Phone: (504) 282-4455, Ext. 3224

Course: Introduction to Spiritual Formation

Michael Reed

Michael Reed

Email: mreed@nobts.edu

Phone: (870) 830-5441

Course: Disciple Making through Small Group Ministries

Christina Sebastian

Christina Sebastian

Email: christinasebastian@msn.com

Phone: (318) 773-0872

Course: Leadership Skills for Women

Debi Sharkey

Debi Sharkey

Email: debisharkey@gmail.com

Phone: (512) 635-9649

Course: Spiritual Gifts of Women, Women’s Field Ministry Project, and Leadership Training for Women 

Michael Wang

Michael Wang

Email: mdwang3@yahoo.com

Phone: (678) 386-6915

Course: Church Leadership and Administration

Jerry Welch

Jerry Welch

Email: jwelch@colonialheights.org

Phone: (601) 826-9910

Course: Disciple Making through Small Group Ministry

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