Seminary Faculty

Core Faculty



Rob Blackaby
President and Professor of Ethics
B.A. in History and English, University of British Columbia; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Blackaby has served as the senior pastor for twelve years in Trinity Baptist Church, Calgary, Alberta, and as the lead pastor for the church plant, Southwinds Church. He is assisting with the development of the SouthTrails church-planting network. Dr. Blackaby served as president of the Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists from 2003-2006. He joined CSBS&C in 2007.


Steve Booth
Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament & Greek
B.S. in Engineering Analysis, Clemson University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Booth has served as a pastor in Texas and a professor at the Hungarian Baptist Seminary in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Booth’s publications include “Selected Peak Marking Features in the Gospel of John” and New Testament 1, a self-taught course used in decentralized theological education. He is also a regular contributor to Biblical Illustrator. He joined CSBS&C in 2000.


Susan Booth
Professor of Evangelism and Missions, Director of Student Learning Assessment
B.A., Clemson University; M.Ed., University of Georgia; and M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Booth taught Old and New Testament Survey and English at Weatherford Jr. College in Weatherford, Texas. Before moving to Canada, she served with the International Mission Board in Budapest, Hungary from 1992-99. She has taught at the International Baptist Lay Academy in Budapest and has written Old Testament 1, a self-taught course used in decentralized theological education. She joined CSBS&C in 2000.


Don McNaughton
Professor of Counselling and Director of Student Formation
B. A., Winnipeg Bible College, M.A., Providence Seminary D.Min., McMaster University. Dr. McNaughton has maintained a professional counselling practice since 1992, following his position with Shantymen’s Christian Association where he was a mission field director. Prior to that time, he has been a mission pilot, evangelist, pastor, counsellor and chaplain to isolated areas of the Canadian west coast and sub-arctic. Dr. McNaughton is a Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling Association, and both a clinical member and certified supervisor for the Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC). Before joining the faculty in 2005, he provided counselling services to the CSBS&C since 1994.


Daniel J. Morgan
Professor of Church Planting
B.S.,University of Washington; M.Div., Ph.D. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Morgan has been a church planter strategist in Oregon from 1993 to 1998. He was a mission pastor at Saddleback Church training church planters from 1998-2001. From 2001 to 2009 he was the Nehemiah Director and Associate professor of Missions at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has published articles and book chapters related to church planting throughout his carrier. He joined CSBS&C in 2010.


Stephen Parsons
Coordinator of Online Education and Professor of Biblical Backgrounds
B.S. Texas A&M University; M.DivBl Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D. in Archaeology/Biblical Backgrounds, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Steve has taught Old Testament Survey and Biblical Backgrounds both in the classroom and online at Southwestern from 1998 to 2003. Before moving to Canada, Steve worked at Dallas Baptist University developing courses for their Online Education program. He joined CSBS&C in 2003.


Kevin Peacock
Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew
B.M.E., Mississippi College; M.Div., M.A.(R.E.), and Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Raised as a missionary kid in South Korea, Dr. Peacock has served in churches in Mississippi, Scotland, Texas, Oklahoma, and Alberta. and taught adjunctively at a number of schools. He has published numerous journal articles on missions and biblical theology , Bible studies, and is a contributor to the Holman Christian Standard Study Bible. He has taught at CSBS&C since 1997.


Frank Rainey
Professor of Biblical Studies and Campus Pastor
B.A., Wayland Baptist College (now University); B.Div, M.Th., and D.Th., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Rainey was Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX from 1979 to 1993. From 1993 to 2003 he was Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Southwestern Theological Seminary, and 2003-2006 he returned to Howard Payne as Professor of Christian Studies. Dr. Rainey has over 45 years of pastoral ministry experience in seven churches as well as extensive experience at the state convention and associational levels. He has taught at CSBS&C since 2006.


Glenn Watson
Professor of Preaching & Pastoral Ministries and Director of Field Education
Bachelor of Music in Church Music, Oklahoma Baptist University; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Watson served as a pastor in Texas before going to Portugal, where he was a professor at the Baptist Theological Seminary and a national strategy leader with the International Mission Board. He has published articles in the Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, as well as denominational publications in the United States and Portugal. He joined CSBS&C in 2007.

Affiliated Faculty



Richard Blackaby
Chancellor
B.A., University of Saskatchewan; M.Div. and Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Blackaby pastored in Winnipeg, Manitoba before becoming President of Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary & College in 1993. He has co-authored 9 books with his father, Henry Blackaby including Spiritual Leadership: Moving People Onto God’s Agenda. Dr. Blackaby also served as managing editor and co-author with his father and brothers for The Blackaby Study Bible. His other published works include Putting a Face on Grace: Living a Life Worth Passing On. Dr. Blackaby is currently President of Blackaby Ministries International and keeps an active writing and speaking schedule. He began his role as Chancellor of CSBS&C in 2006.


Jimmy Cobb
Emeritus Faculty
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University, B.D., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Cobb has served as pastor in five churches, as well as short-term mission projects in Zambia and Malawi. He taught as an adjunct professor previously at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and served as the Director of the Seminary Extension Centre in Montreal before coming to CSBS&C in 1996.


Zachary Hillman
College Instructor
Bachelor of Music, University of Houston; Artist Diploma, Vancouver Academy of Music; M.Div., Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary. Zachary has been a private music instructor since 1996 and has taught adjunctly at Canadian Baptist College since 2005 in the areas of worship, music appreciation, and guitar. He currently serves as the Pastor of Worship and Discipleship at Richmond Hill Baptist Church in Calgary as well as the Alberta Provincial Coordinator for Canadian Global Response.


Elaine Phillips
College Instructor
B.A. in Languages; Higher Diploma in Education; M.A. in Linguistics and Literary Theory, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa; M.Div., Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary. In the early 90s, Elaine served with Rural Evangelism as a short-term missionary among the Kalahari Desert people of Xade, Botswana. After graduation, Elaine taught various language and literacy courses as well as Linguistics and Literary Theory at RAU until 1998, when she and her husband moved to Canada. She has been at the seminary since 2000, first as a student and currently as an instructor of English, Christian Classics, Research Strategies, and History of Western Civilization in the college program.