Mark Bailey


Dr. Mark Bailey serves as president and senior professor of Bible Exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bailey received his Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern College in Phoenix, Arizona in 1972; his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon in 1975 and 1977, respectively; and his Doctor of Philosophy in Bible Exposition from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas in 1997. In December 2006 he was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University.

For over 35 years, his career passions have been theological education and pastoral ministry. In addition to his 31 years at Dallas Seminary, he has pastored various churches in Arizona and Texas and authored such texts as To Follow Him: The Seven Marks of a Disciple and Nelson’s New Testament Survey. He has also led numerous tours to Israel and the Middle East. His board service includes Insight for Living, Jews for Jesus, Bible Study Fellowship, and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. Dr. Bailey’s passion for leadership is best displayed in his home. He and his wife, Barby, have been married for over 40 years. They have two sons and five grandchildren.