Author Spotlight: Dr. Wayne Cornett

College and Clayton Press is excited to introduce you to Dr. Wayne Cornett. Dr. Cornett is writing Regarding James for the Regarding the Bible series.

Dr. Wayne Cornett serves as the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Chairman of the New Testament and Greek Department at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. Dr. Cornett received his Master of Divinity from Mid-America in 2005. While working on his PhD, he completed two seminars at Tyndale House, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Dr. Cornett completed his PhD studies in 2009. His dissertation title was “Singular Readings of the Firsthand Scribe of Codex Sinaiticus in the Gospels: A Test Case in Scribal Habits.”

Wayne also serves as Pastor of County Line Baptist Church in Walnut, MS. He has contributed thirteen articles to The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (Rowman & Littlefield). Outside of NT Studies, Wayne enjoys researching the doctrine of God and apologetics.

Wayne is married to Elizabeth, and they have three daughters, Kirsten and Alyssa (twins) and Maddux. Wayne is a marathon runner. He pushes Kirsten, who is in a wheelchair due to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

The Regarding the Bible series is a theological exploration of Scripture that focus’s on how God’s character, nature, desires, actions, and promises are revealed in the text. Each lesson notes this theological meaning and then demonstrates how Christians can respond to what God reveals about Himself in the text.

We are excited to have Wayne contribute his thoughts on the Epistle of James to this series.

Check back soon for more updates on Regarding James and the Regarding the Bible series.


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