Tyshawn Gardner is the Senior Pastor of Plum Grove Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and the Vice-President for Student Affairs at Stillman College. In addition, Dr. Gardner also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School and at the University of Alabama. Dr. Gardner earned the Bachelor of Science from Stillman College, the Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School, and the PhD in Christian Preaching and Practical Theology from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Gardner has two books that will be released in the fall of 2022; a homiletics textbook entitled “Social Crisis Preaching: Biblical Proclamation for Troubling Times” with Broadman Holman Academic and a pastoral theology entitled “Sacred Anthropology: Prophetic Radicalism for Pulpit and Pew” with Fortress Press. Dr. Gardner is married to Shonetay Gardner, they have four children and three beautiful grandchildren.