Dr. Kevin R. Burris

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Dr. Kevin R. Burris
Bible and Theology and Ministry Leadership Department Chair; Professor of Bible & Languages kburris@tfc.edu


  • Ph.D. – The Southern Baptist Seminary
  • M.Div. – The Southern Baptist Seminary
  • B.A. – Georgia Tech
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Biblical Studies
Professional Associations
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • American Schools of Oriental Research
Hobbies & Fun Facts

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy:

  • Hiking the Appalachian Trail with my son
  • Traveling anywhere with my family
  • Playing Tennis and Racquetball

People might be interested to know:

  • My family and have are on a quest to visit all 50 states and all the presidential burial sites
  • My wife and I hitchhiked to the top of Haleakala in Hawaii and hiked the volcano basin and rim in one day
Favorite Verse/Quote

2 Timothy 2:15

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.”


Interacting with the students about God’s word!