Greg Cochran, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Applied Theology

Office Phone: (951) 552-8548
E-mail: gcochran@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Yeager B216
Office Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Christian Ethics The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2010
M.Div. Theology The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2000
M.A. Industrial / Organizational Psychology Louisiana Tech University 1989
M.A. English and Technical Writing Louisiana Tech University 1988
  • Courses Taught

    APT192 - Foundations for Ministry
    APT292 - Theology of Pastoral Ministry
    CST 414 - Ethics for Pastoral Ministry
    ICS 435 - Evangelism and Church Planting
    CST 451 - Biblical Preaching

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Persecution
    Righteousness
    Faith, Work, and Economics
    Martyrdom
    Ethics
    Pastoral Theology
    Vocation

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    Louisiana Tech University

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Author, Christians in the Crosshairs: Persecution in the Bible and Around the World Today (Lexham Press)

    Gregory Cochran, "Spirituality at Work" in Crossway Theology in Community volume on Biblical Spirituality
    (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2019).

    Gregory Cochran, Ecclesiology and the Nexus of Persecution, Discipline, and Rewards in Distinguishing
    the Church: Explorations in Word, Sacrament, and Discipline, edited by Greg Peters and Matt Jenson,
    published by Wipf and Stock.

    Co-Author(s). “Gospel Confidence in a New Marriage Culture.” Book chapter,
    Ministry in the New Marriage Culture, Jeff Iorg, editor. (B & H Publishing, Nashville, TN, 2014).

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Pastor in Kentucky for 15 years; advocate on behalf of the persecuted church
    Pastor, Fellowship Baptist Church, Riverside

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Family - Married more than 25 years; 7 children, from toddlers to adults

  • Personal Philosophy

    "For we are His workmanship created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them." Ephesians 2:10