Tom Eckman, Academic Dean

Professor of Biblical Languages & Bible Exposition.

  • B.A., M.A., Criswell College;
  • M.Div., Capital Bible Seminary;
  • Th.M., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • Doctoral studies in linguistics and grammar theory at the University of Texas at Arlington;
  • Pursuing Th.D., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Butch Entrekin, Dean, Bible College Division

Professor of Theological Studies, & Christian Education.

Pastor of Adult Education, Community Bible Church, Stockbridge, GA

  • Th.B., Atlanta Baptist College;
  • M.T.S., M.Div., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • D.Min., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Hal M. HallerProfessor of Bible Exposition & Systematic Theology

  • A.A.; Miami-Dade Community College;
  • B.A., Florida Bible College;
  • B.D., Luther Rice Seminary;
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary;
  • M.Ln., Emory University;
  • Doctoral Studies, Reformed Theological Seminary;.

Dr. Michael D. Halsey, Chancellor

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member

Professor of Bible Exposition & Systematic Theology.

Teacher, Hangar Bible Fellowship, Locust Grove, GA

  • B.A., Texas Tech University;
  • Th.M., DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary;
  • Th.D., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Dr. S. Ed Hoard,

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member

Professor of Pastoral & Biblical & Theological Studies

Sr. Pastor, First Baptist Church, Zebulon, GA

  • Diploma, Florida Bible College;
  • B.A., Immanuel Baptist College;
  • M.Div., Luther Rice Seminary;
  • Th.M.; D.D., Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary;
  • Th.D., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Dr Rick Whitmire, President

Professor of Evangelism, Biblical & Theological Studies.

Director, Go Tell Evangelism, McDonough, GA

  • Florida Bible College (Alumni);
  • B.S., Liberty University;
  • M.T.S., M.Div., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • D.Min., Grace Biblical Seminary;

Dr. Gene YanceyProfessor of Systematic Theology

  • B,A,, Florida Bible College;
  • Columbia Theological Seminary (Greek Studies);
  • Th,M,, Covington Theological Seminary;
  • Th,D., Covington Theological Seminary;



Thomas H. Davis,Professor of Biblical Languages, Biblical Studies, & Theological Studies

  • B.A., Th.B., Florida Bible College
  • M.Div., , Luther Rice Seminary
  • Postgraduate (S.T.M.) Studies Dallas Theological Seminary


Mark Fontecchio,

Professor of Biblical Studies

Founder, Literal Truth, Author, and Bible Conference Teacher

  • A.B.S., Moody Bible Institute;
  • B.B.S., Andersonville Theological Seminary;
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree, Grace School of Theology;


J. Richard Fugate,Professor of Biblical TheologyFoundation for Biblical Research,

Dr. Tony Guthrie,

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member

Professor of Pastoral Ministry/Preaching

  • A.Div., B.A., M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary;
  • Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary;


Chris Morrison,

Professor of Apologetics

  • B.A., Luther Rice University;
  • M.A., Luther Rice Seminary;
  • M.Div., Liberty University;


Jason Peters,Professor Biblical Languages Pastor of Discipleship, Wayside Bible ChurchChurch, Austin, TX

  • M.T.S., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • M.B.G., Scofield Graduate School and Theological Seminary;
  • Pursuing M.Div., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Thomas L. Stegall,

Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies

Associate Pastor, Duluth Bible Church. Publication Director, Grace Gospel Press, Duluth, MN

  • A.B.S., Moody Bible Institute;
  • B.A.S., University of Minnesota;
  • M.A.B.S., Grace Institute of Biblical Studies;
  • M.Div., Th.M., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • Pursuing Th.D., Grace Biblical Seminary;




Dr. J.B. Hixson,

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member

Professor of Systematic Theology

Founder, Not by Works

  • B.A., Houston Baptist University;
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary;
  • Ph.D., Baptist Bible Seminary;


Dr. Jack Bartlett, Associate Pastor, Community Bible Church, (Stockbridge, GA)

Dr. Michael D. Halsey, Teacher,  Hangar Bible Fellowship (Locust Grove, GA)

Dr. Rick Whitmire, President, Go Tell Evangelism (McDonough, GA)



Tom Eckman, Grace Biblical Seminary. Academic Dean

Dr. Butch Entrekin, Community Bible Church

Dr. Michael D. Halsey, Hangar Bible Fellowship

Dr. Ed Hoard, First Baptist Church, Zebulon

Dr. Rick Whitmire, Grace Biblical Seminary, President


Dr. Rick Whitmire, President

Tom Eckman, Academic Dean

Butch Entrekin, Dean of Bible College 


Kathy Whitmire, Registrar & Office Manager

Bruce Smith, IT Consultant
*The Board of Trustees. (also referred to in the Bylaws as the “Board of Directors”).