Dr. David Pettus

David PettusAssociate Professor, School of Divinity

Discipline: Biblical Studies

Dr. David Pettus teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses at Liberty University. Before coming to teach at Liberty in 2005, he taught Old Testament courses at The Criswell College in Dallas Texas for almost nine years.  Professor Pettus has published a number of book reviews in theological journals, contributed articles to several books/dictionaries and presented papers at regional/national meetings of several theological societies.

In addition to exercising his teaching gift in the training of college students, Dr. Pettus has served with Marketplace Ministries, an international ministry providing evangelical chaplains to the corporate world, as a frontline chaplain and director of its Central Texas Division. He has also ministered in the local church setting as a small church pastor, on the church staff, and in pulpit supply.

He and his wife, Vickie are greatly enjoying their grandparenting years.


  • Ph.D., Baylor University
  • M.Div., Southwestern B.T. Seminary
  • B.S., Southwest Baptist University