Interview: Theology Professor tells about cell groups and Sunday schools in Southern Baptist Church by Peter Menkin

implications and applications from the morning message.      About Rick Durst, who answered the questions in this interview:  


Director of eCampus
Professor of Historical Theology

Ph.D. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. California Baptist College Dr. Rodrick Durst has served as faculty and administration at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary since 1991. He served eleven years as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and, prior to that, three years as the Director of the Southern California Campus. 

Dr. Durst loves the classroom. He teaches theology and history from a leadership formation perspective. His passion is for developing life-changing ways of communicating and teaching Christian truth for transformation, retention and rapid reproduction. 

His current research includes study of emerging church movements, ecclesiology for rapid cell and simple church multiplication, research into a biblical doctrine of the Trinity, and faith and film. 

Dr. Durst tests what he teaches in his local church and in interim pastorates. 

He loves cooking, hiking, and art. He and his wife, Kristi, belong and serve at BayMarin Community Church (SBC), San Rafael. The Dursts have three children and one grandson, Donovan.   (These notations are taken from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary website.)

Peter Menkin, an aspiring poet, lives in Mill Valley, CA USA (north of San Francisco).

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