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Ryan Griffith, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Biblical Spirituality and Church History, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Biblical and Pastoral Studies, Bethlehem College and Seminary
  • M.A. in Biblical Exegesis, Wheaton College Graduate School
  • B.S. in Political Science, Wheaton College

Selected Publications

  • Review of Jonathan Edwards on the Christian Life, by Dane C. Ortlund. Themelios 39, no. 2 (July 2014): 348–9.
  • Review of The History of Theological Education, by Justo González. Journal of Global Christianity 1, no. 2 (August 2015): 102–6.
  • “A Brief History of Iniquity” in Killjoys: The Seven Deadly Sins, edited by Marshall Segal. Minneapolis, MN: DesiringGod, 2015.
  • “Spiritual Gifts” in The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia, edited by Harry Stout. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017.
  • “Johann Tetzel (1465–1519)”, “Thomas de Vio Cajetan (1469–1534)”, and “Menno Simons (1496–1561)” in Barnabas Magazine, September, Summer 2017, 10-17.
  • The Work of Faith, the Labour of Love, and the Patience of Hope: John Ryland’s Biography of Andrew Fuller in The Complete Works of Andrew Fuller. Vol. 17. Berlin: Walter deGruyter, 2022.
  • Various essays at Desiring God and The Gospel Coalition.

Related Experience

  • Director of Training, Cities Church
    • Executive Pastor
  • Conext Succession, LLC
    • Consultant and Coach
  • The Gospel Coalition
    • Executive Director
  • Bethlehem College & Seminary
    • Dean of Undergraduate Studies
  • Bethlehem College & Seminary, August
    • Assistant Professor of Church History & Humanities

Professional Organizations

  • Senior Fellow, The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Senior Fellow
  • Board of Trustees, Indianapolis Theological Seminary
    • Chair, Academics, Accreditation & Student Life
  • Journal of Andrew Fuller Studies
    • Associate Editor

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Hill City Church, Springfield, MO
    • Member