Dr. Bailey served for 19 years as President of Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bailey has assumed the role of DTS Chancellor after retiring as the Seminary’s fifth President and continues his role as Sr. Professor in the Bible Exposition department. In addition to his years at Dallas Theological Seminary, he has pastored various churches in Arizona and Texas. He was a seminar instructor for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries for twenty years and is in demand for Bible conferences and other preaching engagements all over the country and world.
His overseas ministries have included Venezuela, Argentina, Hungary, and China. He is also a regular tour leader in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Rome. His board service includes Bible Study Fellowship, Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, and Word of Life. Dr. Bailey graduated from Maricopa Technical College, AA, 1970; Southwestern College, BA, 1972; Western Seminary, MDiv, 1975; ThM, 1977; Dallas Theological Seminary, PhD, 1997; Dallas Baptist University, DD, 2006. Dr. Bailey’s wife Barby, has ministered to women for over 30 years, leading Bible Studies and speaking at women’s retreats. They have 2 sons, Josh and Jeremy.