Dr. Melton’s broad experience in the church, gracious manner, and excellent teaching have made him a favorite of many students. As the Director of Erskine’s Doctor of Ministry program, he has guided countless students through ministry projects that have sharpened their skills and strengthened the church. He is a minister in the Southern Baptist Convention.
Education and Credentials
- Rabbinic Studies and Philo, postgraduate studies, Hebrew-Union College
- PhD (New Testament), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
- MDiv, Erskine Theological Seminary
- Professor of New Testament, Erskine Theological Seminary
- Ordained Minister (Southern Baptist)
- “Election,” Mercer Dictionary of the Bible. Mercer University Press, 2001.
- Over 200 free-lance articles for Baptist publications (The Deacon, Home Life, Church Administration) (1983-1993).
- Children’s curriculum materials for Lifeway Christian Resources (1975-1995).
Experience and Ministry
- Supply Pastor, Cedar Springs ARP Church, Bradley, SC
- Pastor, Mount Gallagher Baptist Church, Ware Shoals, SC
- Adjunct Professor of Religion, Presbyterian College