Dr. Burns, senior professor of Systematic Theology, explains that one’s biblically-shaped perspective is more important that performance. He encourages us to serve and trust God so that we can “walk by faith, not by sight.”
Dr. J. Lanier Burns (THM, 1972; THD, 1979) is research professor of Theological Studies and senior professor of Systematic Theology at DTS. For over forty years he has served as president of the Asian Christian Academy in Hosur, India. Some of his research interests include anthropology, eschatology, neuroscience, and the relationship of science and religion. He enjoys sports and spending time with Kathy and their four children and 11 grandchildren.