Claunch comes to Southern Seminary with more than fifteen years of ministry experience in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, and domestic and international short-term missions. In the classroom, he combines his love for the church with a zeal for sound doctrine and a passion for the pursuit of the knowledge of God through academic theology. He is the author of several articles and chapters for various scholarly publications, including JETS, and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. Claunch is also the lead pastor at Highland Park First Baptist Church, where he has served since 2013.
School of Theology
B.A., University of Mobile; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary