Dr. John H. Killian

Dr. John H. Killian

Adjunct Professor

Office Phone: 205-786-5359
Email: killianj@tntemple.edu



  • B.A. in Bible from Tennessee Temple University, January 1977
  • Master of Divinity New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, July 1997
  • Doctor of Ministry New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, December 2005
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, University of West Alabama, December 2013

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Professor New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1998-Present
  • Adjunct Instructor Tennessee Temple University, 2013- Present
  • Adjunct Instructor Bevill State Community College Summer, 2000
  • Adjunct Instructor Glen Iris Baptist Institute 1979-80

Teaching Specialization

  • Bible
  • Theology
  • Practical Christian Ministry
  • History

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Pastor of Baptist Churches from 1977-Present
  • Currently Pastor of Maytown Baptist Church in Maytown, Alabama

Denominational & Community Service

  • President Alabama Baptist State Convention 2012-Present
  • Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions 2005-Present
  • Chairman, Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Committees 2006
  • Tellers Committee, Southern Baptist Convention 2000
  • Board of Regents, University of Mobile
  • Board of Governors Judson College
  • President, Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution 2009-10
  • Chaplain, Alabama Republican Party 2011-Present
  • Appointed by Governor Bentley to the Alabama State Health Coordinating Council Serving from 2011-Present
  • President, Alabama Alumni Association, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 2006
  • President, Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference 2006

Publications & Presentations

  • “Character and Faith of Robert Edward Lee” Officers Call January, 2008
  • “Ronald Wilson Reagan” Jefferson County Republican January, 2004
  • “Should Christians Vote?” Christian Life Report of Alabama Baptist State Convention Fall, 2006

Special Recognitions

  • Patriot Medal Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution February 2011
  • Alumnus of the Year Tennessee Temple University May, 2013