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Kristen N. Ray
Collin, Katherine, Madison
First Baptist Church, Dublin, Georgia
Interim Pastor, First Baptist, Glenwood
Why did you come to BPC?
I sensed the Lord’s leadership to teach the Bible at a Baptist college.
Courses you teach:
Introduction to the New Testament; World Religions; Greek; Synoptic Gospels; Gospel of John; Jesus of Nazareth; Acts and the Early Church; Epistles of Paul; Apocalyptic Literature; Ministry of Care and Counseling
Interesting family facts:
I am War Eagle all the way, while Kristen loves the Bulldogs.
Hobbies & interests:
Golf, watching sports, reading
Most influential persons in your life:
Robert Dismukes (my pastor growing up) and my mother.
Ben Witherington; George Eldon Ladd; David Halberstam
The Natural; The Rookie
Favorite TV shows:
Andy Griffith; ESPN Baseball
Mexican, Chinese, Seafood, Country Buffet
Favorite vacation spot:
St. George Island, Florida
Surprising facts that students don’t know about you:
I am a big-time sports fan.
Discourtesy of any sort.
What books, besides the Bible, have influenced you the most?
"In His Steps" by Charles Sheldon and "The Cost of Discipleship" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
“Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.”
Preaching and teaching the Bible.
Favorite thing about teaching:
Opening up the Bible.
Life-changing Bible verse:
1 Chronicles 16:11