Dr. William Barcley

Adjunct Professor of New Testament

  • New Testament | Adjunct Faculty | Charlotte

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Gordon College, B.A.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, M.A.
Boston University, Ph.D.


Dr. William Barcley is Senior Pastor of Sovereign Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Charlotte, NC and Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary.  Prior to his move to Charlotte, Dr. Barcley was Academic Dean and Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi.  While at RTS Jackson, he also served as pastor of Lebanon Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Learned, Mississippi.  Dr. Barcley was Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, where he taught from 1993-2001, after teaching several years at Gordon as a part time instructor.   He has taught courses at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Andover-Newton Theological Seminary, and has served in a number of pastoral positions in the Boston area.  Dr. Barcley and his wife, Kristy, have six children.



The Secret of Contentment (P&R Publishers, 2010) 
Gospel Clarity: Challenging the New Perspective on Paul (Evangelical Press, 2010) 
1 and 2 Timothy (Evangelical Press; EP Study Commentary Series, 2005)
“Christ in You”: A Study in Paul’s Theology and Ethics (published by University Press of America)

He has completed a commentary on Colossians (forthcoming from Evangelical Press), and is currently working on a book on New Testament images for the church. 

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