About Dr. Perkins

Northwest Baptist Seminary FacultyLarry Perkins, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Northwest Baptist Seminary and the Associated Canadian Theological Schools of Trinity Western University and President Emeritus of Northwest Baptist Seminary, Langley, Canada

Since 1978 Dr. Perkins has taught biblical studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His primary focus is New Testament, particularly exegetical and hermeneutical issues related to the Gospel of Mark, 1 Peter and Galatians. He also teaches New Testament Theology, Exposition of Romans, Jesus and the Kingdom, Greek Exegesis and a Doctor of Ministry Course entitled “Spiritual Leadership in the New Testament”. As President of Northwest Baptist Seminary Dr. Perkins provided leadership for one of the six seminaries that partner to form the Associated Canadian Theological Schools of Trinity Western University (ACTS Seminaries) from 1999-2011. He served as Dean of ACTS from 1995-2004, giving broad academic direction to the academic development of this major Canadian, ministry training and research centre which is the Graduate School of Theological Studies for Trinity Western University. He remains active in church ministry, serving as an elder of SouthRidge Fellowship Baptist Church, Langley, B.C. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, a fellow of the Institute for Biblical Research and a member of the International Society of Septuagint and Cognate Studies. He collaborates with several other colleagues at Trinity Western University and ACTS in the John William Wevers Institute for Septuagint Studies.

Recent publications include The Pastoral Epistles. A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor University Press, 2017) and The Art of Kubernesis (1 Corinthians 12:28). Leading as the Church Board Chairperson (Wipf and Stock, 2021).