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Ken Casillas

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Division of Graduate Studies
BJU Seminary



  • PhD, Old Testament Interpretation, Bob Jones University
  • MA, Bible, Bob Jones University
  • BA, Bible, Bob Jones University


  • Application of Scripture (STh 630)
  • Comprehensive Examinations (STh 992)
  • Dissertation Defense (STh 997)
  • Dissertation Prospectus (STh 993)
  • Dissertation Research I (STh 994)
  • Dissertation Research II (STh 995)
  • Dissertation Research III (STh 996)
  • Expository Preaching in the Old Testament (SPM 863)
  • Independent Study (STh 790)
  • Methods of Hebrew Exegesis (SOT 703)
  • Old Testament Introduction (SOT 681)
  • Old Testament Theology (STh 740)
  • Readings in Old Testament Studies (SOT 889)
  • The Old Testament & Evolution (STh 735)

About Ken

Dr. Casillas holds the B.A. in Bible from Bob Jones University and the M.A. in Bible and Ph.D. in Old Testament Interpretation from Bob Jones University Seminary. He is the author of the Law and the Christian: God’s Light within God’s Limits. He has also done extensive writing of Bible institute and adult Sunday school curriculum. Since 2001 Dr. Casillas has taught a variety of courses in Hebrew and Old Testament exposition and theology. In addition, he serves as the Coordinator of the Ph.D. program.

Dr. Casillas ministers as senior pastor of Cleveland Park Bible Church in Spartanburg, SC. He is committed to an expository approach to preaching and views all his courses as contributing to his students’ development as expositors. He has special interest in the areas of hermeneutics and the relationship between the Testaments. He also enjoys reading the practical writings of the English Puritans.

Having grown up as a “missionary kid” in Puerto Rico, Dr. Casillas is grateful for the privilege of preparing new generations of Christians to fulfill the Great Commission. For several years he led BJU’s Spanish Mission Team. He is fluent in Spanish and continues to travel to Latin America to assist in the training of national leaders. Dr. Casillas and his wife Soraya have five children.