Dr. Jon Thaddeus Harless

Dr. Jon Thaddeus Harless

Adjunct Professor

Email: harlessjt@tntemple.edu

Education


  • D.MIN. Liberty University and Theological Seminary
  • M.DIV. Liberty University and Theological Seminary
  • M.A.R Liberty University and Theological Seminary
  • B.A. Belmont University
  • Post-Doctoral studies at Tennessee Temple University (Leadership); Liberty University and Theological Seminary (Theology & Apologetics)

Academic Experience


  • 2013- Present , Adjunct Professor in the Center for Leadership Studies and the School of Theology and Ministry of Tennessee Temple University
  • 2014-Present, Adjunct Professor of Theology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (extension center, Tuscaloosa, AL.)

Teaching Specializations


  • Leadership
  • Theology & Apologetics
  • Preaching (expository and evangelistic)

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • 2011- present , Senior Pastor of Valley Church (Coker, AL)
  • 2007-2011, Associate Pastor of River Oak Church (Chesapeake, VA)
  • 2004-2007, Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church (Carlsbad, NM)

Membership in Academic Organizations


  • Evangelical Theological Society (2013- present)
  • International Society of Christian Apologetics (2013-present)

Publications & Presentations


  • Transformational Discipleship: A Model For Sermon-Based Small Groups For Life Transformation, UMI/ ProQuest 2012
  • Presenter of paper entitled, “The Necessity of a Literal Adam for Pauline Soteriology” at Evangelical Theological Society, Liberty University March, 2013

Special Recognitions


  • Most popular author award in “Practical Theology” in November 2012/Digital Commons Network
  • Most popular author award in “Comparative Methodologies and Theories” Commons in February 2013 Digital Commons Network
  • Most popular author award in “Practical Theology” in June 2013/Digital Commons Network