Dr. Jerry N. Barlow

Dr. Jerry N. BarlowDean of Graduate Studies
Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Work

Office: Frost Building: Office 102
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455, ext. 3327
Fax: (504) 816-8023
Home Phone:
E-Mail: jb@nobts.edu

Education

  • Th.D., NOBTS, 1982; M.Div., NOBTS, 1978
  • B.S., William Carey College, 1967
  • Additional study at Rice University, 1967-1969, and U.C.L.A., 1973, and through the Institute of Social Research of the University of Michigan

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Work, Graduate School, Aug. 1, 2002-present
  • Associate Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Work, Graduate School, Aug. 1, 1998-2002,
  • Chairman, Department of General Education, College of Undergraduate Studies, Aug. 1, 1996-July 31, 1998

Teaching Specializations

  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Homiletics/Preaching
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Relationship Skills

Ministry Experience

  • Interim Pastor, FBC (Baton Rouge, LA), July 2009-February 21, 2011
  • Interim Pastor, Oak Park Baptist Church (New Orleans, LA), May 2006-Oct. 2007
  • Interim Pastor, FBC (Summit, MS), Jan. 2004-Oct. 2005
  • Interim Pastor, Clifton Baptist Church (Franklinton, LA), June 2002-June 2003
  • Interim Pastor, FBC (Amite, LA), Sept. 2001-2002
  • Interim Pastor, Rio Vista Baptist Church (New Orleans, LA), June 2000-Aug. 2001
  • Interim Pastor, FBC (Amite, LA), Feb. 1-Dec. 28, 1997
  • Pastor, FBC (Franklinton, LA), Jun. 1, 1981-Jul. 31, 1996
  • Pastor, Crystal Springs Baptist Church (Tylertown, MS), Mar. 18, 1979-May 17, 1981
  • Pastor, Sylvarena Baptist Church (Wesson, MS), May 21, 1976-Mar. 11, 1979

Publications

Books

  • Cothen, Joe H. Equipped for Good Work: A Guide for Pastors. 3d ed. Revised by Joe H. Cothen and Jerry N. Barlow. Gretna: Pelican, 2012.
  • Cothen, Joe H. Equipped for Good Work: A Guide for Pastors. 2d ed. Revised by Joe H. Cothen and Jerry N. Barlow. Gretna: Pelican, 2002.
  • Pastoral Care PM 0351: Study Guide. Nashville: The Seminary Extension of Southern Baptist Seminaries, 2000.
  • Studying and Serving With Success: Integrating Academics and Ministry. Gretna: Pelican, 1999.
  • "Relating to the Church Staff." In Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Ministers, ed. Jeanine Bozeman and Argile Smith. New Orleans: Dinstuhl, 2002.
  • "How to Use Time Wisely." In Toolbox for [Busy] Pastors, ed. Barry Campbell. Nashville: Convention Press, 1998.

Articles

  • "Eyewitnesses to the Crucifixion," Biblical Illustrator vol. 40, no. 2 (Winter 2013-2014)
  • "Expositional Eulogy Approach," in The Minister and the Funeral: A Pastor's Primer on the Funeral, Frank R. Shivers, La Vergnew, TN: Lightning Source Publishing, 2014.
  • "Haddon W. Robinson: A Personal Tribute to Character, Contributions, and Christian Influence" The Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society vol. 11, no. 2 (September 2011)
  • "Timely Preaching, Timely Worship" Preaching vol. 26, no.4 (January/February 2011)
  • "The Expository Eulogy: Its Concept and Principles" (approx. English translation from Korean). Translated by Gyoojun Lee. The Word, January 2004
  • "From Decline to Explosive Growth," Journal of Evangelism and Missions 2, Spring 2003
  • "The Amazing Story of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church," Growing Churches, Fall 2001

Seminars

  • "British Preaching," Ph.D. Seminar, NOBTS
  • "A Survey of Expository Preaching," Ph.D. Seminar, NOBTS
  • "Elements of Style in Contemporary Preaching," Ph.D. Seminar, NOBTS
  • "Studies in Classical and Contemporary Pastoral Theology," (revision) Ph.D. Seminar, NOBTS
  • "Great Pastors and Their Work," Ph.D. Seminar, NOBTS

Presentations

  • "Taking Your Preaching Up a Notch," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 13-14, 2013
  • "How to Use an Old Biblical Sermon Form in a New Day: The Homily as Never Before." E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 17-18, 2012
  • "Having a Word for Saints and Sinners: Funeral Exposition and Eulogies," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 19-20, 2011.
  • "Timely Preaching--Timely Worship," annual meeting of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, October 14-16, 2010
  • "In Touch with the Heart of God: Timely Preaching," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 13-14, 2010.
  • "Timely Preaching" Workshop for New Pastors. Sponsored by Mississippi Baptist Convention at William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS, March 22, 2010.
  • "Spirit-Led Pastoral Preaching," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 21-22, 2009.
  • "Humor in Preaching: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pulpit...," Evangelical Homiletics Society, South Hamilton, MA, Oct. 12-14, 2006.
  • "The Expositional Eulogy: Teaching Pastoral Preaching for Funeral Sermons," Evangelical Homiletics Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Oct. 17-18, 2003.
  • "Third Heaven or Sheol? The Incorporation of Multimedia in Homiletics Teaching and Chapel Preaching at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary" (New Orleans), Oct. 2001
  • "Spiritual Formation through the Preaching of Joseph Parker," EHS (Orlando), Oct. 20-21, 2000
  • "Effectively Communicating God and His Nature: Theological and Homiletical Implications from the Preaching of Joseph Parker," Evangelical Theological Society (Dallas), Apr. 8, 2000
  • "Homiletical Form in God-Centered Preaching," Evangelical Homiletics Society (California), Oct. 15, 1999
  • "Ethos, Pathos, and Logos: Speaking Successfully to Small Groups," Navy/Marine Regional Chaplains Conference (New Orleans), Feb. 2, 1999
  • "A Response to 'Toward a Model of Servant Leadership,'" Lenaz Faculty Lecture (N.O.B.T.S.), Oct. 16, 1998
  • Opening Prayer, House of Representatives of Louisiana (Baton Rouge), May 17, 1996