The Presidents’ class features a lecture teaching style. This class began under the ministry of Dr. W.A. Criswell and has maintained a commitment to the study and application of God’s Word through the years. This class enjoys fellowship luncheons after class several times a year. They also enjoy a Christmas fellowship dinner complete with entertainment.
The class teacher, Dr. Barry McCarty, is Professor of Preaching and Rhetoric at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s School of Preaching. Known for his passion for Biblical preaching, Dr. McCarty describes his mission in life as “inviting people to follow Christ and teaching them to do everything he told us to do.” He and his wife, Pat, live in Arlington.