Douglas D. Webster

Douglas D. Webster

Professor of Divinity

Beeson Divinity School

Office: Divinity Hall 
Email: dwebster@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2414
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Douglas Webster joined the faculty in 2007 as professor of Pastoral Theology and Christian Preaching. Before coming to Beeson Divinity School, he was the senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church of San Diego (1993-2007). He has taught at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto, Canada and served churches in Toronto, Bloomington, Indiana, and Denver, Colorado. He has authored several books including, A Passion for Christ: An Evangelical ChristologySelling Jesus: What’s Wrong with Marketing the ChurchSoulcraft: How God Shapes Us Through RelationshipsDiscipline of Surrender: Biblical Images of DiscipleshipUnder the Radar: A Conversation on Spiritual Leadership,  A Christmas Journey: Filled with Wonder, Marked by the Cross, Jeremiah: A Parable of Jesus, Text Messaging: A Conversation on Preaching, Table Grace: The Role of Hospitality in the Christian Life, Living in Tension: A Theology of MinistryThe Christ Letter Follow the Lamband Outposts of Hope . He and his wife, Virginia, have three adult children and three grandchildren.

Education

  • Ph.D. University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto School of Theology
  • B.A., M.A., Wheaton College