Dr. Mel Winstead holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Piedmont Baptist College, a M.Div with Biblical languages, and a Ph. D. in Biblical studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
Dr. Winstead is the pastor of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and teaches adjunctively at Southern Evangelical Seminary. Dr. Winstead has taught courses such as Introduction to World Religions, New Testament, New Testament Greek, New Testament book studies, Old Testament Introduction, and Christian Literature. In addition to this, he has published several essays/articles and book reviews, and is a contributor to the Lexham Bible Dictionary in Logos.
He enjoys basketball and the outdoors, and he reads in the areas of creationism, apologetics, and theology.
Dissertation: The Significance of Verbal Aspect on the Participles in Hebrews With Special Reference to 6:1-12.
Ph.D., 2011, New Testament, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div., 2005, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., 2001, Piedmont Baptist College
Co-authored "When the Scales are Unjust: Invalid Methods of Evaluation," Faith and Mission vol 23, no. 3, (2006): 54-65.
Verbal Apect by Constantine R. Campbell, 2008. Reviewed for Criswell Theological Review (2010).
Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels by Craig Evans, 2006. Reviewed for Faith and Mission (2008).
Dictionary of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation by Stanley E. Porter, ed., 2007. Reviewed for Faith and Mission.
Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography & Textual Criticism by Philip Comfort, 2005, Reviewed for Faith and Mission (2006).
One Gospel From Two: Mark's Use of Matthew and Luke by David B. Peabody, 2002. Reviewed for Faith and Mission (2005).
Instructor of World Religions, South Piedmont Community College (2007 - 2012).
Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Greek, Shepherds Theological Seminary (2007 - 2009).
Pastor, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (2007 - present).
Summer Internship, Baptists for Israel Institute (1997).
Evangelical Theological Society
Mel is married to Heather, and together they have two daughters named Lydia and Mahalah.