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David Saxon


Assistant Dean
College of Bible and Church Ministries

Dr. David Saxon came to Maranatha Baptist University in 1999. Before joining the MBU faculty, he taught for thirteen years at several different colleges and universities. He is frequently invited to speak on Baptist History in churches and at conferences. Dr. Saxon teaches Baptist Heritage, Hebrew History, and the History of Christianity as well as a variety of Bible courses.

“God led me into teaching because of my love for church history and theology, and my desire to communicate the truths of these important subjects.” – David Saxon

Education and Credentials

PhD Church History, Bob Jones University

MA Church History, Bob Jones University

BS Mathematics, Bob Jones University

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Campus Involvement: Chairman, Committee on Credentials and Standards

Recent publications: Talking about Ethics (Kregel, 2021), co-authored with Michael Jones and Mark Farnham

Recent speaking engagements: MacDonald Lecture Series, Central Baptist Theological Seminary; FBFI Regional Conference; Baptist History Conference

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Family: David and his wife, Jamie, have been married since 1984. Their four children are all Maranatha graduates.

Church Ministry: David is a small group leader for his church’s Sunday evening services.

Other activities and interests: reading — biography, military history, fantasy; watching sports, particularly basketball