Dr. Palmer joined the MHA Board in July 2016. 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, who both attend MHA. The Palmer family attends Kenwood Baptist Church.