John David Trentham

Assistant Professor of Leadership and Discipleship (2012); Director of the Doctor of Education Program

Prior to joining the faculty of Southern Seminary, Trentham served for six years as the young adults and missions pastor and worship leader at the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington, Kentucky. He and his wife, Brittany, are both East Tennessee natives. Trentham recently published a major study exploring the nature of development among pre-ministry students attending different types of colleges and universities.

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Billy Graham School



B.A., The University of Tennessee; M.A., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary