Dr. Reggie Kidd joined Reformed Theological Seminary in 1990 and serves as Professor of New Testament. He teaches core courses: Introduction to Pastoral and Theological Studies, Acts and the Pauline Epistles, New Testament Greek, Classics of Personal Devotion, and Christian Worship.
Dr. Kidd earned his Ph.D. in Christian Origins at Duke University. While in graduate school, he taught biblical studies and language courses at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dr. Kidd's New Testament research and teaching has focused on the letters of the Apostle Paul – Romans through Philemon. His published doctoral dissertation examined Paul''s view of wealth and generosity in 1-2 Timothy and Titus. He contributed the chapter on the Pastoral Epistles to The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary (BakerBooks, 2012). Dr. Kidd has contributed study notes on Ephesians and Colossians to The Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible (Zondervan, 2003) and The Reformation Study Bible (Ligonier Ministries, 2005) and has developed a video series on Paul's teachings through Third Millennium Ministries. Dr. Kidd is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and has participated in the Disputed Paulines group of the Society of Biblical Literature.
In addition to New Testament studies, Dr. Kidd also has significant interest in the theology and practice of worship. He currently teaches at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, has directed worship ministries at local churches, and served as RTS Dean of Chapel for 15 years. His book With One Voice: Discovering Christ's Song in Our Worship (BakerBooks, 2005) articulates his worship theology.
Dr. Kidd also regularly writes columns for Worship Leader magazine.
Dr. Kidd is an ordained priest in The Episcopal Church and has served as a pastor and elder at multiple churches. From 2006 through 2012, he served as staff chaplain at Z88.3, a local Christian radio station.
Dr. Kidd and his wife, Sharon, have three sons. Dr. Kidd enjoys playing guitar and piano, and cutting tatami with his samurai sword.