Dr. Thomas (T.A.) Powell Sr.

Dr. Thomas Addison Powell Sr.

Office: Off campus
Office Phone: 434-229-5367
Email: powellta@tntemple.edu

 

Education


  • Doctor of Ministry, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 2008
  • Master of Divinity Equivalency, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 2007
  • Masters of Art in Religion, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 2003
  • Pastor’s Refresher Degree, Hyles-Anderson Bible College, Crown Point, Indiana, 1978 Bachelor of Science in History Education, Va. Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., 1970
  • Associates in Arts, Ferrum Junior College, Ferrum, Va., 1967
 

Academic Experience


  • Adjunct Professor, School of Religion, Liberty University (2005 to Present).
  • Tennessee Temple University, Adjunct Professor of Religion (Spring 2012 to Present).
  • Regent University, Adjunct Professor in College of Arts and Sciences (2012-present).
 
 

Teaching Specializations


  • New Testament Survey, Bible 110, Liberty University Online, 2005- 2012
  • Evangelism and the Christian Life, 101, Liberty University Online, 2005-2013
  • Old Testament Survey, Bible 105, Liberty University Online, 2005-2013
  • Apologetics 104, Contemporary Worldviews/Development of Biblical/Christian World View, Liberty University Online, 2012, 2013
  • Theology 104, Introduction to Christian Thought, Liberty University Online, 2007-2013
  • Philosophy 104, Christian Worldviews, Liberty University Online, 2007-2009
  • Bible 5733A, Introduction to Exposition, Tennessee Temple University, 2012
  • Bible 6413D, New Testament Introduction, Tennessee Temple University Online, Spring, 2012
  • Bible 2713B, Personal Bible Study, Tennessee Temple University Online, Fall 2012, Spring, 2013.
  • RELS 460, Practical Evangelism, Regent University Online, Fall 2012
  • RELS 103, Old Testament Studies, Regent University Online, Fall 2012
  • RELS 307, Worldviews, Regent University Online, Summer 2013
  • Bible 164, Pastoral Epistles, an Evangelical Response, Liberty University, Wilmington School of the Bible, 2006
  • Bible 165, Acts, Liberty University, Wilmington School of the Bible, 2006
  • CEDU 151, Philosophy and Methodology of Missions, Liberty University, Wilmington School of the Bible, 2007
  • PRTH 140, Pastoral Theology, Liberty University, Wilmington School of the Bible, Spring 2008.
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Interim/Transitional Pastor September 2009-Present, Covenant Community Church, Martinsville, Virginia.
  • Professor of Religion 2012-2013 Tennessee Temple University Online, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • Adjunct Professor, Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry, College of Arts and Sciences 2012-2013, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Professor of Religion July, 2005- Present, Liberty University Online, Lynchburg, Virginia.
  • Subject Matter Expert for New Testament Survey September, 2007- Present, Liberty University Online, Lynchburg, Virginia.
  • Experienced in Blackboard, Liberty University Online system.
  • Training in Blackboard Basics 9.1 (May, 2012).
  • Resident Professor of Religion September, 2006-2007, Liberty University, Wilmington
  • School of the Bible.
  • Senior Pastor February, 1978-January 2004, Liberty Baptist Church, Suffolk, Virginia.
  • Chaplain 2003, Suffolk Police Department, Suffolk, Virginia
  • Senior Pastor, May, 1971-January 1977, Southwest Baptist Church (Now Buford Road Baptist Church), Richmond, Virginia
 

Denominational & Community Service


  • Associated with the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia
 

Publications


  • The Blessedness of Brokenness, a contributing chapter, Down But not Out, edited by Frank Shelton, Jr. Eternity Publishers, 2012
  • My Journey of Brokenness, Healing and Restoration, October 2011
  • Forced Terminations Among Clergy: Causes and Recovery. Doctor of Ministry Thesis published in January 2008 (Can be viewed by typing title into Google).
  • Today, a 365 day devotional guide, 2000. Published by the Addison Group, Suffolk, Va.
 

Presentations


  • Theories of Salvation, June 2007
  • Truefaced Article for truefaced.com, Excerpts of T.A. Powell’s Restoration Process. November, 2009.
  • Created syllabus and Course Chart, Pastoral Duties, Liberty University Course PLED 350, June 2007.
  • This Beginning of Miracles, which includes lessons for a five week small group study and 30 daily devotionals, developed for David Wood Ministries of Trenton, Georgia, 2011
  • The Blessedness of Brokenness, a contributing chapter, Down But not Out, edited by Frank Shelton, Jr. Eternity Publishers, 2012