Matthew D. Haste
Associate Professor of Biblical Spirituality and Biblical Counseling (2020); Director, Professional Doctoral Studies
Haste returned to Southern in 2019 after serving as a professor and pastor in Columbia, South Carolina for four years. He has over a decade of pastoral ministry experience, having served in College Ministry, Adult Discipleship, and as Pastor of Preaching at churches in Kentucky and South Carolina.
He is co-author (with Robert L. Plummer) of Held in Honor: Wisdom for your Marriage from Voices of the Past (2015) and co-author (with Shane W. Parker) of The Pastor’s Life: Practical Wisdom from the Puritans (2019). His work has been published at The Gospel Coalition, Puritan Reformed Journal, the Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, the Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry, and The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology.
Puritans weren’t content merely to defend doctrine from the pulpit; they sought to apply truth in the pews by engaging the hearts of their hearers.
When we fail to be kind to brothers and sisters in Christ, we are failing to trust God in some way, perhaps his power to change hearts or the sufficiency of his Word.