Immanuel  Baptist Theological Seminary

When Preparation Meets Opportunity, Exciting Things Happen

  195 Fischer Road
Sharpsburg, GA 30266

770 253-1671




Immanuel's Board of Directors


*  William J. Smith. Jr. (IBC Board Chairman)
    Business Owner, S&H Riggers and Erectors, Inc. -  Retired U.S. Navy "Seabees"


*  Dr. James I. Stewart, Ph.D., Th.D., D.D.
    President and CEO, Immanuel Seminary, Sharpsburg , Ga.

*  Dr. Steve J. Stewart, M.Div., D.D., Th.D.  
    Executive Vice President-Academic Dean-Immanuel Seminary

*  Andrew Allison- Director of Development

*  Dr. Jerry Spencer   
    Evangelist & Professor at Liberty University , Lynchburg , Virginia


Immanuel's Off Campus Directors


*  Dr. James Daley            
    Jakarta , Indonesia

*  Dr. Steve Gbazie           
    Imo State , Nigeria ( West Africa )

*  Dr. P.N. Kurien, Ph.D.
    Dean of IBC, New Delhi , India

*  Dr. Koshy Kurien, Ph.D.
    Assistant Dean of IBC, New Delhi , India

*  Dr. Jack Yhoo, D.Min.


*  Dr. Lee Shreve

    Dean of Asia, Seoul, Korea

*  Dr. Jon Kim

    Director of "Immanuel North Atlanta Korean Extension"


Immanuel's Faculty

Dr J Stewart

Dr. James I. Stewart, Ph.D., Th.D., D.D.
Theology & Evangelism

Tennessee Temple University, B.A. 

Trinity Baptist Theological Seminary, D.D. 

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, Adm.D. (Honorary)

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, Th.M., Ph.D. in Administration 

Additional Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Extension



Dr C Stewart

Dr. Clara G. Stewart, M.R.E., D.R.E.
Greek & Bible

Bryan College, B.A.

Studied at Ball State University 

Certificates in Special Education, Ohio State Department of Education

Studied at Wright State University

Studied at Georgia State University

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, M.R.E.

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, D.R.E.


Oscar Cope

Dr. Oscar Cope, MRE, D.Min., D.D.

Baptist History & Pastoral Ministries


Troy State University,  BS English

New Orleans Baptist Seminary, MRE

Luthe Rice University, D. Min.

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, D.D.



Dr BazalDr. Don Bazal, M.Div., D.Min.

Old Testament Theology


Baptist College of Florida, B.Tn

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, M. Div.

Luther Rice University, D. Min.

Bethlehem Baptist Church  Louisville, AL

Bethlehem Baptist Church  Marianna, FL

Central Baptist Church  McNeil, MS

Eastside Baptist Church  Claxton, GA

First Baptist Church Colquitt  Colquit, GA

The Rock Baptist Church  Rex, GA

Pumpkinvine Baptist Church, Dallas, GA

Adjunct Professor O.T.  Baptist College of Florida

Adjunct Professor  Luther Rice University



Robert IrvinDr. Robert Ervin, BA, Th.M., Th.D.   

Old & New Testament Theology


Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, BA, Th. M., Th. D.

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Steve Stewart

Dr. Steve Stewart, M.Div., D.Th.

 Administration, Pastorial Studies


B. A. Degree, Immanuel Bible College, Peachtree City, Georgia

Mid-America Seminary, Memphis, TN, M. Div.  

Immanuel Baptist Seminary, D. Th.


College Heights Baptist Church, Sharpsburg, GA

Oak Hill Baptist Church, Griffin, Georgia

Brashers Chapel Church, Albertville, AL

Sarah GardnerMs Sarah Gardner B.R.E.

Christian Education


Bachelor in Religious Education, Immanuel Bible College

First Baptist Gloverville, Gloverville SC

First Baptist Peachtree City, Peachtree City, GA



Bryan EdenfieldPastor Bryan Edenfield, BA, M.Th.

Evangelism & Bible


The Baptist College of Florida, BA Theology

Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, Master Theology


Fellowship Baptist Church, Hartford, AL

FBC Haralson, Haralson, GA

Hickory Road Baptist Church, Holly Springs. GA


Gail Jones Photo  Associate Professor Gail Jones

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                 Professor Tom Griffin

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