Jim Shaddix

Jim Shaddix

Jim Shaddix

Professor of Preaching
W.A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching
Director of the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership

Discipline: Preaching
Teaching Since: 2012
Area: Ministry Studies
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B.S., Jacksonville State University
M.Div., D.Min., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Former Pastor, Riverside Baptist Church (Denver)


Jim Shaddix serves as Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, occupying the W. A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching. He also serves as Coordinator of Southeastern’s EQUIP Network, which partners with churches and other ministry organizations to provide practical theological education through mentored internships and field-based instruction. Jim has pastored churches in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Colorado, and also served as Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Preaching at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, LA. He is the author of The Passion Driven Sermon (Broadman & Holman, 2003) and co-author of Power in the Pulpit with Jerry Vines (Moody, 1999, 2017) and Progress in the Pulpit (Moody, 2017). Jim and his wife, Debra, focus much of their attention on discipling and mentoring young leaders and spouses. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.