Christy Thornton

Assistant Professor of Christian Thought
Associate Director of PhD Studies
Director of ThM Studies


Christy Thornton desires to help the church mature as Christians grow in clarity of the Gospel and the ability to effectively communicate it to one another and the world. She has served with the International Mission Board in North Africa, and is currently a covenant member at the Summit Church. She has contributed to The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today and numerous other publications.



BS, English Education (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), University of Georgia
MA, Intercultural Studies, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, Theological Studies: Systematic Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary