Thomas Slater ’78, ’81

March 11, 2014
SlaterCarterThomas Slater, who earned M.Div. ’78 and D.Min. ’81 degrees from SMU’s Perkins School of Theology, recently preached two sermons at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GA, where former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn are members. In the photo, Slater, professor of New Testament Studies at McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Macon, GA, shakes hands with the former president after speaking to the congregation, which is searching for a new pastor. Slater is an elder in full connection in the Christian Methodist tradition