Rustin J. Umstattd

Assistant Professor of Theology, Director of the DEdMin Program

Dr. Umstattd’s Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His doctoral research concentrated on the role of the Holy Spirit in judgment and the relevance of this concept to the doctrine of the Trinity. Dr. Umstattd came to MBTS having served more than 15 years in student ministry. He is currently on the pastoral leadership team at Northland Baptist Church. He enjoys playing guitar, riding motorcycles, and watching science fiction shows with his daughters. He has been happily married to Leslie Umstattd since 2001.

Local Church:

Northland Baptist Church


  • The Role of the Holy Spirit in Judgment

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  • The Holy Spirit in Relation to God’s Love and Wrath

    Midwestern Journal of Theology 7:25-37 (Fall 2008)Learn More
  • “Bell’s Hell: A Dialogue with Love Wins”

    Midwestern Journal of Theology 10:103-123 (Spring 2011)
  • “Seifrid on Wright: An Inference Based Upon an Implication Regarding an Emphasis”

    Midwestern Journal of Theology 8/9:39-54 (Spring 2010)