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Toney Parks (cropped)
Parks, Toney C.

Distinguished Professor of Ministry


Dr. Parks has served as pastor of the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist church since 1991. His extensive experience as a pastor and counselor enrich his teaching. He is a minister in the Progressive National Baptist Convention.

Education and Credentials
  • DMin (pastoral marriage and family counseling), Westminster Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Erskine Theological Seminary
  • Ordained Minister (Missionary Baptist)
Recent Publications
  • “Answering the Call of God.” Celebration. ETS Press, 2018.
  • “Same Sex Marriage, South Carolina State Senate Hearing,“ Palmetto Family Matters.
  • “Reconciliation without Grace,” White Paper, Conference on Race in America, Oxford, England, 2007.
Experience and Ministry
  • Pastor, Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Greenville, SC
  • Adjunct professor and career counselor, North Greenville University
  • Owner and speaker, Family Outreach Ministry
  • President, South Carolina Congress of Christian Education
  • Member, Greenville Ministers’ Fellowship Alliance
  • Chaplain, Greenville, City Police Department
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