About Dr. Greenway


Dr. Adam W. Greenway is an experienced Christian higher education leader, nonprofit executive, and ministry practitioner who most recently served as the ninth president of The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary from February 2019 to September 2022. In addition to his service as president, Dr. Greenway was an elected faculty member holding the rank of full Professor of Evangelism and Apologetics.

Prior to his return to his Fort Worth alma mater, Dr. Greenway served for a dozen years at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, most recently as a Vice President, Dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry, and as the William Walker Brookes Associate Professor of Evangelism and Apologetics. He has also served as pastor and/or interim pastor of churches in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Texas, and Florida.

Dr. Greenway received his Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from Samford University, his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Seminary, his Master of Nonprofit Administration degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Southern Seminary. Active in denominational life and leadership, Dr. Greenway has served as Chairman of the Committee on Order of Business of the Southern Baptist Convention, is a former trustee and Chairman of the Board of LifeWay Christian Resources, and is a past president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. He is also accredited as a Professional Registered Parliamentarian.

Dr. Greenway is the author or editor of several volumes, and has contributed articles to various books and academic journals. Dr. Greenway is married to Carla, and they have two children, Wade and Caroline.