Longtime educator joins Boyce College’s trainer education program

Barry Gibson, a veteran trainer and -time graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is becoming a member of Boyce College’s college because the Associate Professor of Teacher Education, in line with an assertion from R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Seminary.

Gibson will help the developing instructor training software at Boyce College, which trains college students for the demanding situations of coaching and main a schoolroom from a biblical worldview. His appointment is a strategic step in extending the reach of one of the essential programs at Boyce College, stated Mohler in his declaration.

Boyce College’s trainer education program

“The addition of Barry Gibson to the Boyce College faculty will bring a professional lecture room teacher with rare enjoy into the education of teachers, geared up to be sent out into the school rooms and fields of provider around the world,” Mohler said. “Our teacher education software is so very essential, and Dr. Gibson’s appointment is right news on such a lot of fronts. Our students will love him and, via our graduates, his coaching ministry will enlarge into the towns and on to the international locations.”

Gibson has sizable instructional and sensible enjoyment in education, including five tiers and greater than a decade of coaching. Two of these ranges (a master of arts in theological studies and a medical doctor of schooling) he earned at Southern Seminary. He also earned a grasp of education degree from the University of the Cumberlands and a bachelor of science and master of technology from Union University.

“I do not forget the possibility to teach at Boyce College the first-rate privilege,” Gibson said. “As a Southern graduate, I am properly acquainted with the commitment to biblical fidelity and worldview with which each Boyce College and Southern Seminary attempt to uphold and promote. Boyce College is precise. It combines this willpower with a culture of instructional excellence, preparing students to serve the kingdom well, each inside the local church and the public area. I am searching forward to being a part of equipping college students to serve with distinction as educators, pointing the ones of their spheres to affecting on to the glory and goodness of Christ.”

Since 2013, Gibson has been a teacher at Lassiter Middle School within the Jefferson County Public School device. He additionally serves because of the senior pastor of Chapel Park Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Previously, Gibson became an instructor at the Christian Academy of Louisville and Bell County High School.

Matthew J. Hall, provost of Southern Seminary and dean of Boyce College from 2016-2019, stated Gibson is properly-suited to increase the teacher’s schooling application at Boyce College.

“Boyce College’s instructor training software has emerged as certainly one of our fastest developing majors for suitable purpose,” Hall said. “It’s difficult to assume a vocation where one will have a more immediate impact for Christ than teaching. That’s why I am so delighted at Dr. Barry Gibson’s appointment to the faculty. A veteran educator and a committed Southern Baptist, Dr. Gibson brings collectively the whole lot we are hoping to peer in this program and, for that rely, within the life of the college. For students who need to analyze now not handiest how to teach, however the way to achieve this as devoted believers in Christ, Dr. Gibson can be a precious mentor and marketing consultant.”

Dustin Bruce, the brand new dean of Boyce College, echoed Hall’s enthusiasm for Gibson’s appointment:

“Barry Gibson has the first-hand revel in residing out his dedication to Christ within the schoolroom,” Bruce stated. “Furthermore, he has verified himself to be a professional educator at the collegiate level. Gibson makes a brilliant addition to Boyce College and the instructor training program, and I’m thrilled to have him on board.”