Dr. Steve Keith

Dr. Steve KeithProfessor, School of Divinity

Discipline: Chaplaincy


  • D.Min., Denver Seminary
  • M.Div., Bob Jones University Seminary
  • M.A., Air University
  • B.A., Bob Jones University


Dr. Steven E. Keith serves as director of the Center for Chaplaincy. He orchestrates the mission of educating and equipping over 800 chaplain students. Dr. Keith serves as the Chaplain Endorser of Liberty Baptist Fellowship, endorsing over 400 chaplains to the U.S. Military. Finally, he serves as a chaplain for Operation Heal Our Patriots, a ministry of Samaritans Purse for our military veterans.

Formally, Chaplain, Colonel Steve Keith (USAF Ret.) served as an Active Duty Air Force Chaplain from 1984-2014. Chaplain Keith served in 19 assignments worldwide and deployed several times to the Middle East, most notably to Iraq where he received the Bronze Star for exceptional ministry while under fire. Chaplain Keith was ordained to the ministry in 1981. Chaplain Keith is married to Delta (Johnson) Keith and they have five children and two grandchildren.