Mr. Robert Pearson

Mr. Robert Pearson

Director of Admissions
Instructor of Biblical Studies

Office: Admissions Office - Temple Building
Office Phone: (423) 493-4326
Email: pearsondr@tntemple.edu

Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Senior Residency), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, in progress
  • Master of Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2013
  • Master of Divinity, Specialization in Biblical Languages, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies, North Greenville University, 2005

Academic Experience


  • Director of Student & Administrative Services, New Orleans Campus, William Carey University – 2013
  • Adjunct Religion Instructor, New Orleans Campus, William Carey University – 2013
  • Coordinator of Business Office & Financial Aid Services, New Orleans Campus, William Carey University – 2012 to 2013
  • Online Teaching Assistant to Dr. Archie England, Baptist College Partnership Program, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary – 2011 to 2012
  • Teaching Assistant to Dr. Jeff Griffin, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary – 2010 to 2011
  • Graduate Admissions Assistant, Registrar’s Office, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary – 2008 to 2009
  • Visiting Lecturer of Evangelism, Beacon Ministries, Inc. (Ashland, KY), Dumaguete City, Philippine Islands

Teaching Specializations


  • Old Testament Survey
  • Old Testament Exegesis
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • New Testament Survey
  • Biblical Backgrounds
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Missions

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Unlimited Partnership, Inc., Education Pastor, Barataria Baptist Church, Lafitte, LA – 2010 to 2011
  • Senior Pastor, Sonrise Baptist Church, Chesnee, SC – 2000 to 2005
  • Youth Pastor, Croft Baptist Church, Spartanburg, SC – 1996 to 1999

Membership in Academic Organizations


  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Biblical Literature

Denominational & Community Service


  • Louisiana “Yellow Hat” Disaster Relief Chaplain – 2006 to 2009

Travel


  • Philippine Islands – 2008
  • Israel - 2004

Special Recognitions


  • J. Duncan Boyd Memorial Scholarship in Old Testament & Hebrew – 2011 to 2013
  • Charles B. Keesee Foundation Educational Scholarship – 2007 to 2008
  • Richard Furman Scholarship, SC Baptist Convention – 2006 to 2007
  • National College Dean’s List, 2004
  • SBC Pastoral Ordination, Northbrook Baptist Church, Spartanburg, SC – 2000

Family


  • Married to Carly Cothran Pearson of Spartanburg, SC since 1992.
  • Three children – Kalyn, Daniel, & Abby