Dr. Charles Morris


Dr. Charles R. Morris

Adjunct Professor of Leadership

Cell Phone: 865-803-2992
Office Phone: 865-522-2422
Email: morrisc@tntemple.edu




  • Ph.D., Leadership – Religion Concentration, Tennessee Temple University, 2011.
  • Master of Arts, Biblical Studies, Southern California Seminary, 2008.
  • Masters of Religious Studies, Harvest Institute for Biblical Studies, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Biblical Studies, Harvest Institute for Biblical Studies, 2006.
  • Associate of Arts, Grossmont College, 1988.
  • Additional Studies through Liberty University.

Academic Experiences

  • Adjunct Faculty – Tennessee Temple University, 2009-Present
  • Adjunct Faculty – Horizon University, 2011-Present
  • Dean of Students/Director – Harvest Institute for Biblical Studies, 2008-2009
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committees – Chair and Reader, various

Teaching Specializations

  • Theology
  • Spiritual Disciplines
  • Introduction to Leadership/Aspects of Leadership
  • Organizational Development

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Pastor of Education and Discipleship, Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church, 2000-Present
  • Minister of Education and Students, First Southern Baptist Church, San Diego, 1996- 2000
  • Minister to Students, Del Cerro Baptist Church, 1994-1996

Membership in Academic Organizations

  • Member, Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), 2012-Present

Denominational & Community Service

  • Chairman, Knox County Association of Baptists Finance Committee
  • Associational Officer, Knox County Association of Baptists
  • President, Neal’s Landing Homeowner’s Association
  • Volunteer Public Address Announcer for High School football, basketball and baseball
  • Member, National Association for Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA)

Publications & Presentations

  • Doctoral Dissertation, unpublished. “The Relationship Between Church Staff Members’ Job Satisfaction and their Perception of Pastoral Servant Leadership.” 2011
  • “Your Recommitment to Jesus Christ,” an unpublished booklet, 2011
  • Guest Presenter, Tennessee Temple University Ph.D. Leadership Residency
  • Guest Presenter, “Equipped for Excellence.” Sunday School training, California

Special recognitions

  • Named “Outstanding Student” of the 2006 Harvest Institute for Biblical Studies graduating class.