Dr. Palmer joined the MHA Board in July 2016 as an elected board member. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Kenwood Baptist Church, and also teaches as adjunct faculty in New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Palmer holds a B.A. in History from Huntington University, a M.Div. and a Th.M from Gordon-Conwell, and a Ph.D. in New Testament Backgrounds from Hebrew Union College. He and his wife Christine, who is a native of Athens, Greece near the original Mars Hill, share a deep commitment to classical and theological education. They have two children, one MHA graduate and one MHA student. The Palmer family attends Kenwood Baptist Church.