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Dr. Philip A. Pinckard

Dr. Philip A. Pinckard

Dr. Philip A. Pinckard

Director of the Global Mission Center

Professor of Missions

Office: Dodd 111
Office Phone: (504) 252-4455, ext. 3224
Fax: (504) 816-8039
E-Mail: ppinckard@nobts.edu

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1974. Major: English. Minor: Religion
  • Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1977
  • Master of Arts in Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1978
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1983

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Missions, Owen Cooper Chair of Global Missions, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana, serving 1998-Present
  • Instructor, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Birmingham, Alabama Extension Center, Spring semester of 1998
  • Teaching Fellow, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, Summer of 1979
  • Grader, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1978-1979 and 1983

Ministry Experience

  • Bible Study Leader, First Baptist Church of New Orleans
  • Care Effect Ministry participant
  • Pulpit supply, August 1998 - Present
  • Preach English Service, New Orleans Chinese Baptist Church, 1999-2008.
  • Missionary to Macau, a Chinese territory on the southern coast of China, March 1993-July 1998
  • Pastor, Memorial Baptist Church, Metairie, Louisiana, November 1986-February 1993
  • Pastor, Red Oak Baptist Church, Kaufman, Texas, January 1982-October 1986
  • Interim Pastor, White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, 1978
  • Pulpit Supply: Illinois, Tennessee, and Texas, 1975-1981
  • Preacher for Ministerial Education Days and Youth Revivals, Tennessee, 1973-1974
  • Pastor at church plants in east Tennessee, 1971-1973

Publications

Articles in Scholarly Journals and Books
  • "China Etiquette and Taboos", Etiquette and Taboos around the World: A Geographic Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Customs, ed. Ken Taylor (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, forthcoming 2017).
  • "The Missionary Family", Missiology: An Introduction to the Foundations, History, and Strategies of World Missions, 2nd ed., ed. John Mark Terry (Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2015), 527-538.
  • "The Truth is Contextualization Can Lead to Syncretism: Applying Muslim Background Believers Contextualization Concerns to Ancestor Worship and Buddhist Background Believers in a Chinese Culture", Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry, Vol. 5 No. 1, ed. Steve Lemke (Spring 2008), 135-142.

Professional Memberships and Presentations

  • Member of the Evangelical Theological Society since 1999
  • Professor teaching on Oxford Study Tour with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, July 2012
  • Evangelical Theological Society's Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 19, 2009. "Lessons from Lottie: Exploring Selected Ethical Issues from the Life of Lottie Moon"
  • Evangelical Theological Society's Annual Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, November 20, 2008. "Obeying the Text: Applying Scriptures in the Relationships of Missionaries"
  • Evangelical Theological Society's Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 18, 2004. "The Truth is Contextualization Can Lead To Syncretism: Applying Muslim Background Believer Contextualization Concerns to Ancestor Worship and Buddhist Background Believers in a Chinese Culture"
  • Evangelical Missiological Society, South Central Regional Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March 12-13, 2004. "The Truth is Contextualization Can Lead To Syncretism: Applying Muslim Background Believer Contextualization Concerns to Ancestor Worship and Buddhist Background Believers in a Chinese Culture"
  • Represented NOBTS by serving on a panel and by leading breakout session at the "Summit on Baptist Mission in the 21st Century" in Swanwick, England, May 5-9, 2003
  • Evangelical Theological Society's Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 14, 2001. "Defining Evangelicalism's Boundaries: A New Approach to the Harvest Among Southern Baptists"
  • Southwest Regional Annual Meeting, Evangelical Missiological Society, Richmond, Virginia, March 9-10, 2001. "Missions at the Edge of the Twentieth Century: Teaching in a Brave New World"
  • Southern Baptist Seminaries/International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention Consortium, Richmond, Virginia, January 26-27, 2001. Presented a case study on "Communication Conflict Between a Seminary Student Participating in the Church Planting International Track of the Master of Divinity and His Supervisor on the Mission Field"
  • Panel Discussion Participant, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Faculty Club, December 12, 2000. "Current Trends and Tensions in Mission Philosophies"
  • Southwest Regional Annual Meeting, Evangelical Missiological Society, Fort Worth, Texas, April 7-8, 2000. "A New Approach to the Harvest: Examining Current Southern Baptist Missionary Efforts to Reach the Hokkien People in Taiwan Compared to Earlier Methods"
  • Southern Baptist Seminaries/International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention Consortium, Richmond, Virginia, January 20-21, 2000. Led Dialogue on "Implications of Ten Universal Elements in Church Planting Movements for Seminary Training of Missionaries"
  • Fall 1999 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Danvers, Massachusetts, November 17-19, 1999. "Making Ethical Decisions in a Postmodern World: A Preposed Biblically-Based Model"
  • Spring 1999 Southwest Regional Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, March 26-27, 1999. "What Should I Do? Using the Bible to Address Ethical Issues in Postmodern Urban Society"
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