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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Southern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

This list features Mark Dever, Larry Davis and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary?” and “Which celebrities are Southern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni?”

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Ron Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Ron Lewis Politician Ronald E. "Ron" Lewis is an American retired politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1994 to 2009, having represented the 2nd ...more

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Benjamin Ladner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Benjamin Ladner Benjamin Mance Ladner, Ph.D. is an academic expert in the fields of philosophy and religion. He was president of the National Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Sciences from 1980–1994 and American ...more

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Mark Dever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Mark Dever Pastor Mark E. Dever is the senior pastor of the Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and the president of 9Marks, a Christian ministry he co-founded "in an effort to build biblically ...more

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Albert Mohler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Albert Mohler Richard Albert Mohler, Jr., is an American theologian and the ninth president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Judy Baker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Judy Baker Professor, Consultant Judith W. "Judy" Baker is a Democratic politician and educator from Missouri. She is a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives and a former Region VII Director for the ...more

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J. Frank Norris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
J. Frank Norris John Franklyn Norris, was a flamboyant Baptist preacher and a controversial Christian fundamentalist.

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Larry Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Larry Davis Pastor Rev. Larry Davis is a Baptist minister who pled guilty to charges stemming from misappropriation of church funds.

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W.A. Criswell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
W.A. Criswell Writer Wallie Amos Criswell, was an American pastor, author, and a two-term elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1968 to 1970. Supporters have described him as one of the 20th ...more

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Paul Rader is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Paul Rader Televangelist Paul A. Rader was General of the Salvation Army from 1994 to 1999, and was the President of Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky from 2000 to 2006. Born in New York City in 1934, Rader spent ...more

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Reginald Bibby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Reginald Bibby Reginald Wayne Bibby, OC is a Canadian sociologist. He holds the Board of Governors Research Chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, he ...more

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Lee Roberson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Lee Roberson Writer Lee Edward Roberson, was the founder of Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Camp Joy, in Harrison, Tennessee. Roberson was born in a two-room log cabin and spent his first ...more

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A. C. Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
A. C. Dixon Amzi Clarence Dixon was a Baptist pastor, Bible expositor, and evangelist, popular during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With R.A. Torrey he edited an influential series of essays, ...more

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Douglas L. Carver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Douglas L. Carver Chaplain Douglas Lanier Carver, USA is a retired American Army officer who served as the 22nd Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army. He was appointed to this assignment on July 12, 2007 ...more

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Archibald Thomas Robertson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Archibald Thomas Robertson Archibald Thomas Robertson was a notable American scholar of New Testament Greek.

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Phil Hoy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Phil Hoy Pastor George Philip "Phil" Hoy is a former Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, he represented the 77th District from 2004 to 2008.

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R. T. Kendall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
R. T. Kendall Robert Tillman Kendall is a Christian writer, speaker, and teacher who pastored Westminster Chapel for 25 years. He is author of more than 50 books, including Total Forgiveness. Kendall is ...more

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Thom S. Rainer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Thom S. Rainer Businessperson, Writer Thom S. Rainer is an American writer, researcher, speaker, and current president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. He ...more

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Clarence Jordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Clarence Jordan Author, Farmer Clarence Jordan, a farmer and New Testament Greek scholar, was the founder of Koinonia Farm, a small but influential religious community in southwest Georgia and the author of the Cotton Patch ...more

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William Bell Riley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
William Bell Riley William Bell Riley was known as "The Grand Old Man of Fundamentalism." After being educated at normal school in Valparaiso, Indiana, Riley received his teacher's certificate. After ...more

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Edwin O. Ware, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Edwin O. Ware, Sr. Edwin Oswald Ware, Sr., was a Baptist clergyman and educator who was the principal founder of Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana in Rapides Parish in Central Louisiana. He was both the ...more

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Ed Stetzer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Ed Stetzer Ed Stetzer is an author, speaker, researcher, pastor, church planter, and Christian missiologist. Stetzer is a contributor to the North American discussion on missional church and church

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Brian Connor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Brian Connor The Rev. Dr. Brian N. Connor is an American pastor and exorcist who also teaches people about spiritual warfare. Connor was born May 23, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina to his parents George ...more

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Jackie David Johns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Jackie David Johns

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LaVerne Butler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
LaVerne Butler LaVerne L. Butler was a prominent Southern Baptist pastor and college president in Kentucky who was a leader in the "Conservative Resurgence" in his denomination during the 1970s and

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Russell D. Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Russell D. Moore Russell D. Moore is an American evangelical theologian, ethicist, preacher, and President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. He previously served at The Southern ...more

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David P. Gushee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
David P. Gushee Professor, Ethicist Dr. David P. Gushee is a Christian ethicist, historian, public intellectual, and Holocaust scholar.

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Miguel A. De La Torre is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Miguel A. De La Torre Miguel A. De La Torre is a professor of Social Ethics and Latino/a Studies at Iliff School of Theology, a religious scholar, author, and an ordained minister.

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Chris Clarke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Chris Clarke Missionary William Christopher Clarke, known as Chris Clarke, is a non-traditional Southern Baptist minister and missionary in Kentucky, who carries the gospel message to people at equestrian events, ...more

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Steven Furtick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Steven Furtick Author, Pastor Larry Stevens "Steven" Furtick Jr. is the Lead Pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and is the author of three books, Sun Stand Still and the two New York Times ...more

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Charles C. Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni
Charles C. Baldwin Charles C. Baldwin is a former Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.