Dr. Robert B. Hall

Dr. Robert B. Hall

Director of the Lovelady Center in Birmingham, Alabama
Adjunct Teacher of Math
Adjunct Teacher of Biblical Studies
Adjunct Teacher of Discipleship

Office: Lovelady Center in Birmingham, Alabama
Office Phone: 423-493-4100 Ext 4486
Email: hallr@tntemple.edu

 

Education


  • Doctor of Ministry Degree (D.Min.) New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: Specialization—Pastoral Work with an emphasis in spiritual formation December 2000
  • Master of Divinity Degree (M.Div.) New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: Major Biblical Studies July 1984
  • Master of Arts Degree in Math (M.A.) Samford University: Birmingham AL. May 1967
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) Carson-Newman College: Jefferson City, TN. Major Math, Minor Physics May 1965
  • Clinical Residency in Pastoral, Marriage and Family Therapy Carraway Methodist Medical Center: Birmingham, AL. June 1998-May 2000
  • Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Extended unit: Carraway Methodist Medical Center: Birmingham AL. January 1998-May 1998
  • University of Alabama in Birmingham: Thirty-nine graduate semester hours in physics, math, and education 1970-1973
  • San Diego State University: National Science Foundation Grant—six graduate semester hours in physics. Summer 1970
  • University of Washington: Seattle WA: National Science Foundation Grant—twelve graduate semester hours in physics. Summer 1969
 

Academic Experience


  • Tennessee Temple University: Director of the Lovelady Center Program in Birmingham, Alabama and Adjunct Teacher for Math, Biblical Studies, and Discipleship classes. April 2011 - Present
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: Professor of Discipleship and Teacher at the Birmingham Center (Director of the Birmingham Center 1996-2012) August 1996-Present
  • Jefferson State Community College: Birmingham, AL: Subjects taught include Math (Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Differential Equations), Physics, Astronomy, Old and New Testament. I took a two-year leave of absence from August 1982 to September 1984 while working on a Master of Divinity Degree at NOBTS. I taught math at the University of New Orleans while in seminary in New Orleans. March 1967-August 1996 Retired August 31, 1996
  • University of New Orleans: New Orleans, LA. Taught math while working toward an M.Div. degree at NOBTS August 1982-May 1984
 

Teaching Specialization


  • Biblical Studies
  • Discipleship
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Interim Baptist College Minister at Jefferson State Community College Fall Semester 1993
  • First Baptist Church, Pinson: Associate Pastor in Education, bi-vocational August 1984-September 1985
 

Membership in Academic Organizations


  • Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • Pi Mu Epsilon
  • National Education Association
 

Denominational & Community Service


  • Summer Missionary appointed by the Home Mission Board: (North American Mission Board) Our family ministered with a SBC church in Rancho Cucamonga, California doing back yard Bible clubs and other mission projects. Summer 1986
  • Evangelistic Mission Trip to Brasilia, Brazil: I traveled with a team from the Birmingham Baptist Association August 2000
  • Evangelistic Mission Trip to Santa Cruz, Bolivia: Volunteer Mission trip with my son Stephen; the trip was approved and sanctioned by the International Mission Board January 2002
  • Evangelistic Mission Trip to East Asia: Dr. Ken Taylor of NOBTS led the group; the trip was approved and sanctioned by the International Mission Board of the SBC June 2004
  • Youth Mission trips with my son and his youth group from Smoke Rise Baptist Church:
    • Erie, Pennsylvania July 2000
    • Birmingham, AL July 2001
    • New Mexico, July 2002
    • Knoxville, TN, July 2003
    • Lewes, Delaware, July 2004
  • Mission trip with North Park Baptist Church to Jamaica July 2005
  • Mission trip with North Park Baptist Church to East Asia October 2007
  • Mission trip to Guatemala with NOBTS students May 2008 I taught DISC6330 and MISS5399 to students on the trip
  • Mission trip to Mexico with North Park Baptist Church June 2008
  • Mission trip to Lima, Peru with North Park Baptist Church March 2009-- I helped lead a pastor’s conference
  • Mission trip to Peru (Villages on the Amazon River) with NOBTS students Oct. 2009 I taught DISC6330 and MISS5399 to students on the trip. We helped in the starting of two new churches.
  • Mission trip to Peru (Lima and Iquitos) February 2010. I spoke in churches in Iquitos and led a pastor’s conference in Lima
  • Mission trip to Mexico with North Park Baptist Church May-June 2010
  • Mission trip to Peru (Lima and Iquitos) with NOBTS students Oct 2010 I taught students DISC6330 and MISS5399. I also led a conference in Iquitos and taught the Synoptic Gospels
  • Mission trip to Mexico with North Park Baptist Church May-June 2011
  • Mission trip to Iquitos, Peru December-January 2011
  • Mission trip to Quito Ecuador to work with the Davis Foundation Orphanage and then to Iquitos, Peru to teach church leaders in a local church January 2012
  • Mission trip to Quito Ecuador to work with the Davis Foundation Orphanage July 2012
  • Teaching Mission trip to Jakarta, Indonesia—My son Stephen Hall and I taught two classes at Jakarta Baptist Theological Seminary under the guidance of Advance International Mission group. We taught Old Testament Theology and Spiritual Formation January/February 2013
  • Mission trip to Quito Ecuador to work with the Davis Foundation Orphanage July 2013
 

Publications & Presentations


  • National Conference on Teaching and Learning: Jacksonville, FL. Presented a paper “Using Computers as a Tool in Teaching Developmental Algebra” May 10, 1992
 

Special Recognitions


  • Alabama State Senator: bi-vocational (elected position) 1978-1982
  • Alabama State House of Representatives: bi-vocational (elected position) 1974-1978
  • Chairman of the Faculty Senate: Jefferson State Community College 1989-1991
  • Postsecondary Advisory Committee on Policy Matters for the Chancellor of the Alabama College System 1992-1996