Dr. Jeffrey Farmer

Dr. Jeffrey C. Farmer

Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Missions


Email: farmerj@tntemple.edu



  • B.S. Georgia Southern University
  • M.Div New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Th.M. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Two Years Additional Graduate Studies-Kennesaw State University

Academic Experiences

  • NOBTS-Director of Leavell College, Phillips State Prison Extension, 2012-2013
  • NOBTS-Contract Adjunct Faculty, 2007-2013

Teaching Specializations

  • Organic Church
  • Church Planting
  • Church Revitalization
  • Evangelism
  • Missions
  • Church Growth
  • Demographics
  • Statistics

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Ordained Pastor
  • Pastor/Church Planter, LifeTree Church, Hiram, GA, 2006-present
  • Contract Research in Demographics, North American Mission Board, 2005-present
  • Minister of Student and Evangelism, East Ridge Baptist Church, 1999-2002
  • Associate Pastor of Youth, Proctor's Chapel Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, NC 1998-1999
  • Associate Pastor of Youth and Education, FBC Scotland Neck, NC 1997-1998
  • District Executive, Boy Scouts of America, Wilson, NC 1996-1998
  • Youth Director, Trinity Baptist Church, Nevils, GA 1992-1996
  • Youth Director, Brooklet Methodist Church, Brooklet, GA 1990-1992

Denominational Service

  • Newsletter Editor/Web Coordinator, Southern Baptist Research Fellowship, 2011-present
  • Board of Directors- good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb, 2013-present
  • Numerous Positions in Associatonal Work


Married to Karen Hopkins Farmer of Dalton, GA since 1994.  Two children- Brooke and Paige.