Dr. Kelley is the eighth president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. A professor of evangelism at New

Orleans Seminary since August 1983, Dr. Kelley assumed the office of president on March 1, 1996. A much-requested public speaker throughout the SBC, Dr. Kelley is recognized widely both for his evangelistic preaching and for his research on the area of church growth. He is the author of numerous denominational articles, training materials, and books, including How Did They Do It? The Story of Southern Baptist Evangelism; and "The Roman Road" tract, teacher's guide, learner's guide and training video. Dr. Kelley will be retiring from NOBTS this summer.