Melton B. Winstead

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Melton B. Winstead

Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies (B.A., 2001; M.Div., 2005; Ph.D., 2011)

Dr. Melton Winstead is Senior Pastor of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at Southern Evangelical Seminary.

His interests are in: Apologetics, Creationism, and Theology.

Teaching courses in World Religions; New Testament; New Testament Greek; Old Testament; and Christian Literature, Dr. Winstead contributed to the Lexham Bible Dictionary in Logos and has also published essays, articles, and book reviews.

  • Ph.D., 2011, New Testament, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Dissertation: The Significance of Verbal Aspect on the Participles in Hebrews With Special Reference to 6:1-12)

  • M.Div., 2005, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • B.A., 2001, Piedmont Baptist College

Book Chapters Authored
  • Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture by Michael Gilmour and Mary Ann Beavis, eds.

    Essays submitted on "Cities of Refuge," "Old Testament," "Bible," Behemoth," "Galilee, Sea of."

  • Logos Online Bible Dictionary by John Barry, ed.

    Entries submitted on "Matthew, Book of," "2 Corinthians, Book of," "1 Peter, Book of," and "Herod the Great."

  • 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).

Academic Experience
  • Instructor of World Religions, South Piedmont Community College (2007 - 2012).

  • Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Greek, Shepherds Theological Seminary (2007 - 2009).

Ministry Experience
  • Pastor, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (2007 - present).

  • Summer Internship, Baptists for Israel Institute (1997).

Professional Memberships
  • Evangelical Theological Society

  • Mel is married to Heather, and they have two daughters named Lydia and Mahalah.