Danny Akin

Danny Akin

President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary


Born: January 2, 1957, Atlanta, Georgia
Married: May 27, 1978 to Charlotte Tammy Bourne

Nathan lives in Raleigh, NC and is Director of Network Relations for the Pillar Network, an SBC Church Planting and Revitalization Network of churches.

Jonathan is married to Ashley, and they have two daughters, Maddy and Emma Grace, and one son, Judson. He is the Director of Young Leader Engagement for the North American Mission Board and has a PhD in Old Testament from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Paul is married to Kari, and they have one son, Micah Elliot, and three daughters, Jordan Kate, Kai Elizabeth, and Skylar Lei. He has a Ph.D. in Missions from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Tim is married to Anna, and they have four sons, Levi Michael, Judah Daniel, Caleb Wesley, and Ezekiel Mark, and one daughter, Shiloh Joy. Tim is pastor of FBC Douglasville, GA and is a Ph.D. student in Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, University of Texas at Arlington, 1989
Major: History
Minor: Philosophy
Dissertation: Bernard of Clairvaux: Evangelical of the 12th Century (A Critical Analysis of His Soteriology), 1989.
Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983.
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, The Criswell College, 1980.


President and Professor of Preaching and Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004-present.
Professor of Theology and Christian Preaching, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999-2004.
Senior Vice President for Academic Administration, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2004.
Dean, School of Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2004.
Associate Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-1999.
Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of Students, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992-1996.
Professor of New Testament, Theology, and Church History, and Dean of Students, The Criswell College, 1988-1992.


2018 Madrid, Spain
2017 South Korea, Thailand, Mexico
2016 East Asia, Brazil, Prague
2015 East Asia, Thailand
2014 Central Asia
2013 Taiwan
2012 Eastern Europe, Guyana
2011 Liberia, Central Asia
2010 Montana, Sudan, Central Asia
2009 Middle East, Kenya, Southeast Asia
2008 Asia, Middle East, Central Asia
2007 Thailand, Kenya, Asia
2006 India
2003 Paraguay
1990 Thailand
1988 Australia (Partnership Missions: Texas Baptists)
1977 Papago Indians, Sells, AZ


Evangelical Theological Society


The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology (Executive Editor, 1997-2004).
Criswell Theological Review (Associate Editor, 1989-92).


Co-host of “The Criswell College Presents” (1988-92)

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