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Dr. Rick Jordan, Church Resources Coordinator

Email: rjordan@cbfnc.org

Phone: 336-759-3456

Dr. Rick Jordan has been the Church Resources Coordinator at CBFNC since 2002. His responsibilities include coordinating ministries that focus on lay persons through the Faith Formation Ministry Council. Rick enjoys leading retreats for church leaders (deacons, Sunday School teachers, etc.). Rick is also President of Great Bible Teachers, a new ministry that "helps good Bible teachers become great Bible teachers."

Rick and his wife, Susan, have been married since 1982. They have two grown sons. When he is not working or writing, he enjoys his square foot garden, Americana music, and hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains. 


Previous Positions:

  • Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Taylorsville, NC
  • Associate Pastor: Minister of Education/ Youth, Viewmont BC, Hickory BC
  • Chaplain Resident: Spartanburg, SC, General Hospital
  • Youth Minister: Second Baptist Church, Liberty, MO


  • BA in English from King College, Bristol, TN
  • M.Div. from Midwestern Theological Baptist Seminary in Kansas City, MO
  • D.Min. from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA


  • Ecclesiastes Series - Formations Literature (Youth) - Smyth and Helwys
  • Advent Series - Formations Literature (Adult) - Smyth and Helwys
  • Book, A Holy and Surprising Birth (Smyth and Helwys, 2013)
  • Online adult teacher lesson plans for Nurturing Faith (2010-2016)
  • Chapter of book, Though the Darkness Gather Round: Devotions about Infertility, Miscarriage, and Infant Loss (Smyth and Helwys, 2016)
  • Book, The Alphabet of Errors: How to Teach the Bible Better (Great Bible Teachers, 2017)
  • Writer of adult Bible study curriculum, Central Themes of the Bible (Great Bible Teachers, 2018)
  • Author of published poems in literary journals such as Poetry South, Eno, TWJ, Pour Vida, Foliate Oak, and the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.

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