Dr. Jerry N. Barlow

Dr. Jerry N. BarlowProfessor of Preaching and Pastoral Work


Office: Dodd Building: Office 206
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455, ext. 3234
Fax: (504) 816-8039
E-Mail: jbarlow@nobts.edu

Education

  • Th.D., NOBTS, 1982; M.Div., NOBTS, 1978
  • B.S., William Carey College, 1967
  • Postgraduate study: Rice University, 1967-1969; U.C.L.A, March 1973; Human Resource Management Training (Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan), HRMC, Norfolk, VA, 1972-1974
  • Navy Officer Candidate School, Ensign, Newport, Rhode Island, 1969

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
  • Chemistry Lab Instructor, Rice University, 1968
  • Chemistry Lab Instructor and Lab Supervisor, William Carey College, 1966-1967

Teaching Specializations

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

Ministry Experience

  • Guest Preacher, Senior Adult Day, FBC Franklinton (Franklinton, LA), May 7, 2017
  • Presenter, Senior Fest, NOBTS, LA, April 7, 2017 (and April 1, 2016)
  • Presenter, E4 Preaching Conference, FBC Pineville (Pineville, LA), September 20, 2016 (and each year 2009-2015)
  • Guest/Supply Preacher, FBC Summit (Summit, MS), Dauphin Way Baptist Church (Mobile, AL), Enon Baptist Church (Franklinton, LA), Evans Creek Baptist Church (Abita Springs, LA), Hebron Baptist Church (Bush, LA), Crystal Springs Baptist Church (Tylertown, MS), Isabel Baptist Church (Bogalusa, LA), 2012-2017
  • Panalist, "Conflict Management," Northshore Baptist Association, FBC Mandeville (Mandeville, LA), September 19, 2016
  • Presenter, NGA Preaching in the 21st Century Conference, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA, September 17, 2016
  • Chapel Preacher, NOBTS, LA, April 7, 2016 (and every year, 1996-2015)
  • Revival Preacher, Bansuk Baptist Church, Bossier City, LA, March 12-13, 2016
  • Conference Coordinator, Centergize Preaching Conference, NOBTS, August 4-6, 2015
  • Interim Pastor, FBC (Baton Rouge, LA), July 2009-February 21, 2011
  • Conference Preacher, Preaching Magazine Preaching Conference, NOBTS, October 30, 2007
  • Interim Pastor, Oak Park Baptist Church (New Orleans, LA), May 2006-Oct. 2007
  • Guest Preacher, Annual Evangelism Conference, Baptist Convention of New York, April 27-29, 2006
  • 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

  • "Expositional Eulogy Approach,." In The Minister and the Funeral, Frank R. Shivers. LaVergne, TN: Lightning Source, 2014.
  • 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.
  • "Relating to the Church Staff." In Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Ministers, ed. Jeanine Bozeman and Argile Smith. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 2004.
  • 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.
  • "How to Use Time Wisely." In Toolbox for [Busy] Pastors, ed. Barry Campbell. Nashville: Convention Press, 1998.

Articles

  • "Simon Peter's Ministry Assignment," Biblical Illustrator vol. 43, no. 4 (Summer 2017)
  • "A Review of the NIV Zondervan Study Bible (2015)," Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry (Spring 2017)
  • "The Wolf as Biblical Imagery," Biblical Illustrator vol. 42, no. 4 (Summer 2016)
  • "Eyewitnesses to the Crucifixion," Biblical Illustrator vol. 40, no. 2 (Winter 2013-2014)
  • "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
  • "Joseph Parker's Theory and Practice of Preaching as Demonstrated through His Genesis Sermons," PhD Specialized Research Seminar, SEBTS

Presentations

  • "Encouragement for Ministry Leaders," Senior Fest, NOBTS, April 7, 2017
  • "Biblical Examples of How Doctrinal Preaching Helps in Discouraging Times," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 20, 2016
  • "Preaching the Great Doctrines of the Bible," NGA Preaching in the 21st Century Conference, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA, Sept. 17, 2016
  • "Legacy Life Investments: Investing in the Lives of Others," Senior Fest, NOBTS, April 1, 2016
  • "Preparation for Preaching: Preaching Resources and Tools," E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 18, 2015
  • "Sermon Text Selection: A Vital Aspect of Contemporary Preaching,"E4 Preaching Conference, FBC, Pineville, LA, Sept. 19-20, 2014
  • "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.
  • "Keys to Effective Deacon Team Ministry," FBC Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA), May 23, 2009, and Woodland Park Baptist Church (Hammond, LA), March 7, 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
 Dissertation: "A Critical Study of the Homiletics of Joseph Parker"