Barry Creamer

Barry Creamer


Barry Creamer has served as president of Criswell College since 2014, after spending a combined 10 years as both a member of the faculty and as the Vice President of Academic Affairs. A trained philosopher and historian, Barry holds a B.A. in English from Baylor University, an M.Div. from Criswell College, and a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington. Before arriving at Criswell, he taught adjunctively at both Texas Woman’s University and UTA.

For more than 20 years Barry pastored churches across Texas, and he continues to preach conferences, teach lay audiences, and serve as interim pastor for churches in transition. As a leading voice for Southern Baptists, Barry often receives invitations to speak at leadership seminars in the Dallas area and events for groups like North Texas March for Life. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and his writing has been featured on numerous print and electronic platforms.

Barry has spent the last seven years hosting a radio program covering relevant issues in ethics, ministry, and worldview, called Coffee with Creamer.

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