W. Madison Grace II

W. Madison Grace II

Provost and Vice President for Academic Administration

Dean of the School of Theology

Associate Professor of Theology




  • PhD Systematic Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA Christian Studies, Mississippi College

Dr. Grace serves as provost and vice president for academic administration, dean of the School of Theology, and associate professor of theology. He has also served as editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology.

Dr. Grace is co-editor for Making Disciples of All Nations: A History of Southern Baptist Missions (Kregel, 2021). He has written several articles and book reviews for the Southwestern Journal of Theology. He has also contributed chapters to several works including, “Being Christ: Salvation and Bonhoeffer’s Christo-Ecclesiology” in Being Saved (SCM, 2018), “Baptists, Classical Ecclesiology, and the Christian Tradition,” in Baptists and the Christian Tradition (B&H Academic, 2020), “Medieval Salvation,” in A Historical Theology for the Church (B&H Academic, 2021), and “The Nature of the Church,” in Ecclesiology for Church Revitalization (Seminary Hill Press, forthcoming).

Dr. Grace is a member of the American Academy of Religion, Baptist History and Heritage, Evangelical Theological Society, and International Bonhoeffer Society.

Dr. Grace is the proud husband of Shareen and the father of three boys. He and his family minister in the local church as members of First Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas.

Meet W. Madison Grace II

Knowing the eternal consequences that are at stake, W. Madison Grace II, associate professor of theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, is “resolved” that through his teaching he is “equipping well” so his students “are rightly proclaiming the Word of God and engaging it in a theological way.”

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