Robert J. Matz (PhD, Liberty University) is the assistant director of online studies and institutional effectiveness as well as assistant professor of Christian studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has contributed to Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook Vol. 2 and is an upcoming contributor to A Legacy of Preaching: Historical and Theological Introductions Vol. 2. Prior to teaching, he served in churches in Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.