Matt Kimbrough, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biblical Studies, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Dissertation: "The New Covenant Warnings in Hebrews: An Analysis of a Sub-Genre"
  • Th.M. in Pedagogy, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Biblical Studies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Thesis: "Saving the Sick: A Historical and Exegetical Examination of Healing in the Epistle of James"
  • B.A. in Biblical Studies, Southwest Baptist University

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author. Square One: An Introduction to Christian Belief and Practice (Little Elm, TX: Electio Publishing, 2017).
  • “Rooted: Soteriology.” Baptist Bible Tribune 69.2 (Fall/Winter 2019), 19.
  • “Book Review of A Body You Have Prepared for Me: The Spirituality of the Letter to the Hebrews.” Midwestern Journal of Theology 13.2 (2014).

Selected Presentations

  • “‘Let Brotherly Love Continue’: A Socio-Cultural Analysis of the Familial Ecclesiology of Hebrews.” Paper presented at the 2019 Central States Regional Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.
  • “‘You Ought to Be Teachers’: Community Obligation in Hebrews 5:12.” Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.
  • “Watch Out!: A Literary Sub-genre Analysis of the Hebrews Warning Passages in light of the Warnings of Deuteronomy.” Paper presented at the 2016 Central States Regional Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.
  • “The Covenantal Warnings of Hebrews.” Paper presented at the October 2018 Greater Springfield Society of Bible Professors annual meeting.
  • “Community Ethics in Hebrews.” Paper presented at the October 2015 Greater Springfield Society of Bible Professors annual meeting.

Related Experience

  • Former Associate Pastor and current Lay Pastor at Springhill Baptist Church
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member: 2019, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Professor of Bible and Theology: 2017 – 2019, Baptist Bible College
  • Adjunct Professor: 2016 – 2017, Baptist Bible College
  • Adjunct Professor: 2015 –2016, Southwest Baptist University
  • Teaching Assistant: 2014, Boyce College

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Biblical Literature
    • Treasurer, Central States Region
  • Evangelical Theological Society

Honors and Awards

  • Winner of the 2016 Outstanding Student Paper Award for the Society of Biblical Literature Central States Regional Meeting