Matthew McKellar

Professor of Preaching

Matthew McKellar


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Ph. D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991; M. Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1985; B. A., Baylor University, 1982

Matthew McKellar serves as Professor of Preaching. 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 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.

Sporting my ⁦@SWBTS⁩ hat and my grandson, Charlie Hatch, at the beach!

Congrats to @blondeorthodoxy on her new assignment with @TexasBaptists. Grateful for her ministry!

Grateful for @AdamGreenway dropping by our intro to preaching class today to greet our excellent students and to do a brief Q/A session. Thanks, Mr. President! Considering seminary study? Come home to the dome @SWBTS and join us!

The misery of our condition should drive us to the majesty of the Creator and the mercy of Christ. See Job 14 and Job 38-42.