Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Preaching
Ph.D., Old Testament, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992; B.A., History and Bible, Howard Payne University, 1989
Dr. Deron J. Biles and his wife, Jaye, have four sons and six grandchildren and reside in North Richland Hills, Texas. Dr. Biles graduated from Howard Payne University in Brownwood in 1989 with a BA in Bible and History; received an MDivBL from Southwestern Seminary in 1992; and a Ph.D. from Southwestern in Old Testament in 1997. Dr. Biles served as a Pastor for 15 years. He has also served as Interim or Transitional Pastor in twelve Churches.
Dr. Biles is the author of The Ministry of a Shepherd, published by Broadman and Holman. He is also the author of After God’s Heart: Becoming the Man God is Seeking along with its companion volume entitled, After Gods Heart: Becoming the Man God is Seeking. A Forty-Day Bible Study. He is the co-author of the book, Seminary Education by Extension: Process, Principles, and Practices. In addition, he has written or co-written manuals for Pastor Search Committees, making resumes, Interim Ministry, and Associational ministry.
Dr. Biles served as the Minister/Church Relations Director for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention before coming to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as Dean of Extension Education and Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology in June 2006. In 2012, he also assumed the role of Associate Dean for the Doctor of Ministry Program.
Dr. Biles served as the Minister/Church Relations Director for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention before coming to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in June 2006. Dr. Biles currently serves as Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Preaching.
Great word from @swbtsDocOs for all pastors to hear!
I have the great privilege of being in beautiful Glorieta, NM and get to spend the next two days hanging out with some pastors from northern New Mexico and talking about preaching!
https://deronjbiles.com/blog/After-You%E2%80%99ve-Completed-Your-Terminal-Degree Congratulations to all those graduating next week. Here's my most recent blog about graduation and what's next.
I would appreciate your prayers for me tomorrow as I have the great privilege of preaching in chapel at my alma mater, Howard Payne University!
This just came in the mail today from B&H Publishing. What an honor for my book to be translated into Korean. I’m grateful to B&H and also to Jordan Press.