Ph.D. in New Testament Studies
Dallas Theological Seminary (Dallas, TX)
May 2015

M.Div. in Theology and Apologetics
Liberty Theological Seminary (Lynchburg, VA)
May 2003

M.A. in New Testament Greek
Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
January 2003

M.A. in Religion - Theology
Liberty Theological Seminary (Lynchburg, VA).
May 2000

B.S. in Pastoral Leadership; Minor in Biblical Greek
Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
May 1997

Bible Diploma
Word of Life Bible Institute (Schroon Lake, NY)
August 1994

“Word-Plays, Interpretive Introductions, and Progressive Paradigmatic Teaching in Matthew 8–9”

    Pastor and founder of Grace Fellowship of Waxahachie,, Waxahachie, TX
    March 2011 – Present

    Writing and hosting home group Bible studies for Grace Fellowship,
    September 2012 - Present

    Bible Study Teacher at Standard Controls Inc., Dallas, TX
    August 2014 – August 2017

    Adult Sunday school teacher at Waxahachie Bible Church, Waxahachie, TX
    January 2007 – May 2010

    Adjunct professor at Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
    June – July 2003

    Graduate assistant at Liberty University to Dr. Paul R Fink, Dr. Gary R. Habermas, and Dr. James Stevens
    August 1999 – May 2003

    Assistant to the Dean of the School of Religion of, Dr. James Stevens, Lynchburg, VA
    Conducted the first program review for the School of Religion on the BA in Philosophy, as well as completed a substantial amount of work on the review for the AA and MA reviews.

    Conducted "Diagramming the Bible" workshops each semester and tutored students as necessary Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

    Small group leader and children’s Sunday school teaching at Grace Evangelical Free Church, Lynchburg, VA
    August 1997 – July 2000

    A Practical Guide to Diagrammatical Analysis of the English Bible, 1st & 2nd ed., Louisville, KY: XanEdu, 2000, 2002.
    This was required text for Inductive Bible Study Methods (BIBL 350), Homiletics (PATH 421& 422), Greek Exegesis (GREK 401), and Dr. Paul Fink's Romans and Daniel/Revelation classes.

    Interpretation of 1 Peter 3:18-22

    New Testament Introduction and Backgrounds
    New Testament Books
    Exegesis of the Gospel Narratives
    Greek Grammar, Greek Syntax, Greek Exegesis, Greek Language Tools
    Textual Criticism
    Inductive Bible Study Methods

    MDiv in Theology and Apologetics - Cum Laude, 2003

    MAR, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary - Cum Laude, 2000
    Koine Greek and Hebrew
    Extensive study

    Aramaic, Syriac, and Coptic
    Working knowledge


The professors that teach the Bachelor of Theology and Ministry Program hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious Bible Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities in the world including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and Gateway Seminary. Lucent selects professors based on their faithfulness to the Scriptures, their academic background, lifetime achievements, and their ability to teach dynamic classes.