David P. Gushee, Ph.D.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements


Past Speaking Engagements

Dr. Gushee can be found most Sunday Mornings at 10am teaching his "Seeking the Kingdom" Bible Study class at First Baptist Church in Decatur, GA. He is open to occasional preaching opportunities on Sundays and on Wednesdays, and seminars, revivals, Bible Studies, etc. Just invite him!

Speaking Request Form

If you would like Dr. Gushee to speak to your organization download and complete the speaking request form and email it back to gushee_dp@mercer.edu. (Dr. Gushee is on sabbatical for Fall 2013 and is taking a break from all speaking appearances during that time. He welcomes invitations for dates beginning in 2014.)

Shortened Bio for Speaking Engagements

David Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. Professor Gushee, who teaches both undergraduate and seminary students, is the author, co-author, or editor of fifteen books in ethics, including Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust (Paragon House, 1994/2003) and Kingdom Ethics (2003), and most recently The Sacredness of Human Life (Eerdmans, 2013). A noted progressive evangelical scholar, activist, and commentator on issues of faith and public life for outlets such as USA Today, Huffington Post and the Washington Post, Dr. Gushee, his wife Jeanie, and their cat Noah reside in Atlanta, Georgia, along with their grown children when they visit. He is a rabid Atlanta Braves fan and, at 51, still enjoys playing tennis with his students.