Matthew McKellar serves as Associate Professor of Preaching and Chair of the Preaching Department. He joined the faculty at Southwestern in 2009 after having served as a senior pastor for 28 years. His current research interests include preaching Old Testament narrative texts, exposition of the parables of Jesus and the impact of our status as “aliens and strangers” on preaching. Dr. McKellar has written articles for Theologicalmatters.com, the Southwestern Journal of Theology and the booklet “A Pastor’s Guide to Text-Driven Preaching”. A regular presenter at Southwestern’s preaching workshops, he has served as an interim pastor and speaks frequently in churches and at conferences around the country.