Stephen Putney

Steve Putney

Assistant Director, Christian/Community Service
Associate Professor, Religion



  • Doctor of Ministry, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, 2004.
  • Graduate studies in Historical Geography, Jerusalem University College, Jerusalem, Israel, 1984.
  • Master of Theology, Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana,1983.
  • Bachelor of Theology, Piedmont Bible College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1979.


  • Student Government in college and in Israel
  • Preaching finalist in Seminary
  • Who's Who in high school and college

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Director of Christian/ Community Service; Associate Professor, Liberty University Lynchburg, VA, 2005-present.
  • Senior Pastor, Hainesport Community Baptist Church, Hainesport, NJ, 1996-2005.
  • Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, New Castle, VA, 1987–1996.
  • Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, South Whitley, IN, 1985–1987.
  • Youth Pastor, First Baptist Church, South Whitley, IN, 1979–1983.
  • Youth Pastor, Needham’s Grove Baptist Church Seagrove, NC, 1977–1979.