Assistant Professor

Before joining the faculty at Liberty University, Dr. Werner served as a church-planting missionary with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in Portland, Maine. Preceding his missionary service, Dr. Werner taught at Shorter University, where he served as the Dean of the Chapel & Minister to the university. Dr. Werner has been a pastor at churches in Florida, Kentucky, Arkansas, Indiana, Maine, and California. ​​Prior to entering full-time ministry, his vocations included coaching track & field coach at Campbell University and working as a commercial lobsterman in his home state of Maine. Dr. Werner’s academic interest focuses on the application of reason in the development of Christian faith.


  • Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Biology Liberty University