Religion Faculty & Staff

John L. Harris, Ph.D.                                                   
Dean of the School of Christian Studies
Religion Professor -Old Testament & Hebrew

jharris@etbu.edu     903.923.2180    

Favorite Scripture: John 10:27–30 (NRSV)
27 "My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand. 29 What my Father has given me is greater than all else, and no one can snatch it out of the Father’s hand. 30 The Father and I are one.”

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Jennifer G. Bashaw, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor - New Testament

jbashaw@etbu.edu  903.923.2179     

Favorite Scripture - Matthew 22:36–40 (NRSV)
36 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37 He said to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the greatest and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

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Jeph Holloway, Ph.D. 
Professor - Theology, Philosophy & Christian Ethics

jholloway@etbu.edu    903.923.2185

Favorite Scripture - Ephesians 2:10 (NRSV)
10 For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.

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Rick L. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor - Practical Theology & Old Testament

rjohnson@etbu.edu   903.923.2183

Favorite Scripture -Psalm 23:1–6 (NRSV)
1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3  he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. 4  Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD my whole life long.

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R. Warren Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor - Greek & New Testament

wjohnson@etbu.edu   903.923.2182

Favorite Scripture - Philippians 3:20 (NRSV)
20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Thomas Sanders, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Church Education

tsanders@etbu.edu   903.923.2075

Favorite Scripture - Isaiah 6:8 (NRSV)
8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!”

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