Dr. Jon D. Payne

Visiting Lecturer in Practical Theology

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Clemson University, B.A.
Reformed Theological Seminary, M.A.T.S.
University of Edinburgh, New College, M.Th.
Reformed Theological Seminary, D.Min.

Bio

The Rev. Dr. Jon D. Payne is the organizing pastor of Christ Church Presbyterian, Charleston, South Carolina. Until recently, Dr. Payne served for ten years as the senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Douglasville, Georgia, near Atlanta (2003-2013). Dr. Payne is a graduate of Clemson University (B.A. '93), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.A.T.S '98 / D.Min '04), and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), New College (M.Th. '02). He is a visiting lecturer in practical theology at Reformed Theological Seminary (Atlanta), series editor of and contributor to the new Lectio Continua Expository Commentary on the New Testament (Tolle Lege, 2012––), and author/editor of several books and articles including John Owen and the Lord’s Supper (Banner of Truth, 2004), In the Splendor of Holiness: Rediscovering the Beauty of Reformed Worship for the 21st Century (Tolle Lege, 2008; translated into Spanish, Burmese, and Chinese), and A Faith Worth Teaching: The Heidelberg Catechism's Enduring Heritage (Reformation Heritage Books, 2013). Dr. Payne has spoken at numerous domestic and international conferences. He is also a frequent contributor to Modern Reformation magazine. Jon and his wife Marla have been happily married for fifteen years and have two children, Mary Hannah (10) and Hans (7).


Publications

  • In The Splendor of Holiness: Rediscovering the Beauty of Reformed Worship for the 21st Century (White Hall, W.V.: Tolle Lege Press, 2008)
  • John Owen On The Lord’s Supper (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2004)
  • Co-Editor of and contributor to a collection of essays celebrating the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism (1563), published by Reformation Heritage Books, Grand Rapids. Forthcoming, 2012.
  • Series Editor of the new Lectio Continua Expository Commentary on the New Testament (Powder Springs, GA: Tolle Lege, 2012 --)

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