President’s Forum: A Discussion of Issues Facing the SBC

R. Albert Mohler Jr.

The ninth president of Southern Seminary, Mohler is a widely sought commentator on evangelical convictions on theology, politics, and cultural issues. In addition to his daily podcast “The Briefing,” Mohler has authored numerous essays and books, including We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong.

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Denny Burk

Denny Burk
Professor of Biblical Studies; Director of The Center for Gospel and Culture

Burk joined the faculty of Boyce College and Southern Seminary in 2008. He serves as the director of the Center for Gospel and Culture. Burk writes frequently on biblical and theological topics. He is the author of a book on sexual ethics titled What Is the Meaning of Sex? as well as a book on Greek grammar entitled Articular Infinitives in the Greek of the New Testament. He has written articles that have appeared in the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Tyndale Bulletin, Bulletin for Biblical Research, and the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society.

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Jeremy Pierre
Dean, Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry and Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Biblical Counseling

Dr. Jeremy Pierre has served as the sixth dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism, and Ministry since 2022. He is also the Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Biblical Counseling, and has served as an Executive pastor and Dean of Students prior to becoming Dean of the Billy Graham School. Dr. Pierre serves on the board of directors for the Biblical Counseling Coalition, and his writings have been featured in Tabletalk Magazine, 9Marks Journal, Baptist Press, and The Gospel Coalition. Dr. Pierre is an elder at Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Sarah, and they have five children.

He is the author of How Can I be Sure I’m Saved (Crossway, 2022), God With Us: A Journey Home (Shepherd Press, 2021), When Home Hurts: A Guide for Responding Wisely to Domestic Abuse in Your Church, Co-authored by Greg Wilson (Christian Focus, 2021), The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience (New Growth Press, 2016) and co-author of The Pastor and Counseling (Crossway, 2015).

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