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, GBS Bible College Division

Professor of Theological Studies, & Christian Education.

Ministry: Community Bible Church, Stockbridge, GA – Pastor of Adult Education.

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


Hal M. Haller

Professor 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.

Ministry: Hangar Bible Fellowship, Locust Grove, GA – Teaching Elder.

  • 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

Ministry: First Baptist Church, Zebulon, GA – Sr. Pastor.

  • 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.

Ministry: Go Tell Evangelism, McDonough, GA – Director

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


Dr. Gene Yancey, Professor 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 Theology

Ministry: Foundation for Biblical Research – Director


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

Ministry: Wayside Bible Church,  Austin, TX – Pastor of Discipleship.

  • B.B.A., Midwestern State University;
  • M.T.S., Grace Biblical Seminary;
  • M.T.S. in Biblical Greek, Scofield Graduate School and Theological Seminary;
  • Pursuing M.Div., Grace Biblical Seminary;


Dr. Thomas L. Stegall,

Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies

Ministry: Duluth Bible Church, Duluth, MN – Associate Pastor & Publication Director, Grace Gospel Press.

  • 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;
  • Th.D., Grace Biblical Seminary;




Dr. J.B. Hixson,

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member

Professor of Systematic Theology

Ministry: Not by Works, Director

  • 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 Administrator

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