Equipping Pastors to Proclaim the Word and Make Disciples



  • 40+ Faculty Members with Pastoral Ministry Experience

  • Hundreds of Years of Pastoral Ministry Experience

Southeastern has the largest, most diverse, and most experienced preaching and pastoral ministry faculty in the world. This blend of expertise provides a potent opportunity for men to be trained well for the high calling of pastoral work.

Preaching & Pastoral Ministry Faculty

  • Southeastern’s faculty is filled with men who have both pastoral experience in the local church and the academic background to provide theologically rich and practical training in shepherding local churches.

    Jim Shaddix

    Professor of Preaching and W.A. Criswell Chair of Expository Preaching

  • I love how encouraging SEBTS professors have been in helping fuel my passion for the Great Commission and shaping me to be a better shepherd in the local church.

    David Quinn

    Timothy Scholars Alum

  • Southeastern is best at combining in-depth theological education with practical instruction for serving the local church.

    Dwayne Milioni

    Associate Professor of Preaching

  • Southeastern equipped me to love the local church and to have the Great Commission in the heartbeat and the DNA of the church that I pastor.

    Matthew Daniel

    MDiv Alum

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Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership

The Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership exists to equip and encourage pastors to lead healthy, disciple-making churches for the glory of God around the world. The Center represents an intentional bridge between the seminary and the local church.

Timothy Scholars | 5 Year BA-MDiv

The Timothy Scholars program provides a welcome opportunity for students to receive the best educational training and ministry preparation while minimizing some of the obstacles they face in preparing for God’s calling. The purpose of this curriculum is to enhance the ministry preparation for these students in accordance with the school’s mission and effectively support the student’s ministerial and theological education.

Books on Preaching

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Decisional Preaching

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Power in the Pulpit

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Pastoral Theology

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Preaching by the Book

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Southeastern is a school passionately committed to expository preaching as the foundation for being a pastor. Building on this foundation, we will work hard to train you to be an effective pastor, teacher, missionary and evangelist.


Featured Scholarships for Pastoral Ministry degrees

Keesee Scholarship:

  • Qualifying Southeastern students receive between $4,150 to $7,750 per year towards their tuition from the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund.

Mercy Scholarship:

  • The Mercy Scholarship provides tuition funding for Southeastern students enrolled in the Master of Divinity in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry where you can receive up to $6,000 a year!

Pulpit Supply at Southeastern

Southeastern students have the opportunity to get real-life preaching experience at local churches through our pulpit supply ministry. Visit this page to learn more!

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In 2022, we had

  • 300

    pulpits filled

  • 65

    students sent