Husband. Dad. Pastor. Professor. Coffee Snob.


Dayton Hartman is lead pastor at Redeemer Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He has a PhD in church and dogma history from North-West University (South Africa), and serves as an adjunct professor at both Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Columbia International University. He is also a research fellow for The Center for Baptist Renewal. He is the author of Church History for Modern Ministry: Why Our Past Matters for Everything We Do and Lies Pastors Believe: Seven Ways to Elevate Yourself, Subvert the Gospel, and Undermine the Church