Dr. Ray Van Neste currently serves as Director of the R. C. Ryan Center for
Biblical Studies and instructor of Christian Studies at Union University.
He has currently completed a Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of
Aberdeen, Scotland. He has published articles on the connection between
theology and evangelism, the doctrine of scripture, and the letter to Titus.
Dr. Van Neste was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1991 and has served
as youth pastor of Grace Baptist Church (Jackson, TN), associate pastor of
Hollywood Baptist Church (Memphis, TN), and pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church
(Kenosha, WI). He has done extensive preaching and interim work among the
Baptist churches and Christian student organizations in the northeast of