the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

William D. Henard III

Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Church Growth (2007)

Dr. Henard serves as Senior Pastor of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington in addition to teaching at Southern Seminary. A consistent denominational leader, he has served as First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention, President of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources. Dr. Henard is co-editor of Evangelicals Engaging Emergent and has contributed chapters to The Great Commission Resurgence, Christian America?, and Mobilizing a Great Commission Church for Harvest. He is a member of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, the Great Commission Research Network, the Evangelical Homiletics Society, and the Evangelical Theological Society.

William D. Henard III

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B.A., LL.D. (hon.), University of the Cumberlands; M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.