Jon English Lee Appointed to ThM Program Director

by | Oct 23, 2023 | Announcements



October 23, 2023


Jon English Lee Appointed to ThM Program Director

Today Covenant Baptist Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jon English Lee to the position of ThM Program Director (part-time). Concerning Lee’s appointment, President Sam Waldron writes:

“Since coming on the board of CBTS a couple of years ago, Dr. Jon English Lee has shown himself to have both the heart to throw himself into the work of CBTS and the competence to do so with administrative skills. It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we announce that he is now being recognized for his selfless labors. With thankfulness to God, we announce his appointment as ThM Program Director.”

Dr. Sam Waldron

In addition to teaching the ThM Research & Methodology course, Dr. Lee will help place ThM students with a supervisor related to their area of study. Additionally, he will help bolster CBTSeminary’s library with academic titles that will solidify CBTS as an academic research center.

Jon English serves as Pastor of Discipleship for Morningview Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, and will continue his shepherding responsibilities at Morningview while serving CBTSeminary part-time.

He has earned a Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University Montgomery, a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Systematic and Historical Theology from SBTS. Jon English is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and a professor at CBTSeminary. He teaches Decalogue & Sabbath in Redemptive History, ThM Research & Methodology, and Polemics.


Statement from Jon English Lee

“I am thrilled to join the team at CBTS. The mission of the seminary to join with local churches in the raising up of faithful men and women for ministry is dear to my heart. Having first joined the faculty in 2020, and then having served as a CBTS Board member for the last couple of years has only stirred my desire to see the next generation of ministers trained in Confessional Baptist Theology and Practice.

I’m especially excited to take the lead in overseeing the ThM program. Academic theology and advanced research are passions of mine. My own academic studies have shaped me into the Pastor and Theologian that I am today, and I look forward to passing on to the next generation of thinkers and teachers the same passion that God has placed within me.

With God’s help, I’m committed to seeing this program saturated with robust confessionalism, biblical fidelity, and pastoral sensitivity, to the end that God would be glorified by the raising up of faithful church leaders, both here and around the world. My prayer is that God’s name be praised and His church edified through our labors at the Seminary.”


The ThM Program at CBTS

Watch this brief video to learn more about the ThM Program at CBTS:

To apply or get written information about our ThM, visit


About CBTSeminary

The vision of CBTSeminary is to see the church of the Lord Jesus Christ strengthened and expanded worldwide, to the end that Christ would be known, loved, and exalted. Its mission, therefore, is help the church to prepare men to undertake the full range of pastoral responsibilities they will face in serving Christ and His kingdom, and to equip Christians for effective service in the church. They do this work by providing rigorous academic training and by facilitating extensive pastoral mentoring.

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