Daniel L. Akin

Senior Professor of Preaching and Theology
Ed Young, Sr. Chair of Preaching


Dr. Akin is the sixth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has been serving in the role since 2004. Known as an advocate for international missions and expository preaching, he also has a reputation as a faithful husband and father and genuine man of God. Akin and his wife Charlotte have four sons, four daughters-in-law, and 14 grandchildren.


BA, Criswell College
MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Faculty, Dean of Students, Vice President for Students, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992-96
Academic Dean, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996-2004

Books by Dr. Akin

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A Theology for the Church

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A Handbook of Theology

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Pastoral Theology

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Christ-Centered Exposition: Colossians and Philemon

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Christ-Centered Exposition: Revelation

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