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Brett Younger

Brett YoungerAssociate Professor of Preaching

Ph.D. 1991,Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity 1986, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B.A. 1983, Baylor University 

Office: (678) 547-6434
Fax: (678) 547-6478
E-mail: younger_lb@mercer.edu

Profile

Brett Younger is the Associate Professor of Preaching at the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta. He teaches preaching, worship, and writing.

Before coming to McAfee, Dr. Younger served as a pastor for twenty-two years in Texas, Kansas, and Indiana. He is the author of Time for Supper: Invitations to Christ's Table, The Lighter Side, and Who Moved My Pulpit? He and his wife Carol co-authored Mark: Finding Ourselves in the Story. Brett writes monthly columns for Associated Baptist Press and Baptists Today. Dr. Younger has been an interim pastor for three churches and a frequent conference speaker and workshop leader. He is a regular contributor to Lectionary Homiletics. His articles and sermons have appeared in journals, periodicals, publications, and websites such as Christian Century, Feasting on the Word, Ministry Matters, Abingdon Preaching Annual, Formations Commentary, and Review & Expositor. He blogs at peculiarpreacher.com. 

He received his B.A. in religion from Baylor University, and his M.Div. and Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Brett and Carol (also a graduate of Baylor and Southern) have two sons, Graham, a student at the University of Georgia Law School, and Caleb, a student at Georgetown University.

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