- Mars Hill University (BA Theatre Arts)
- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv – Higher Education Track)
- University of Stirling (PhD – History)
Rev. Dr. Stephen Blair Waddell is currently serving as senior pastor at Providence Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama. He is also an adjunct professor at Birmingham Theological Seminary since 2014. He also serves in the Editorial Board of the Andrew Fuller Journal. Dr. Waddell’s research interests explores non-Conformity in the Victoria era. He is married to Lisa Rothe Waddell. They have 4 children: Amelia, Ella Grace, Olivia, Evie.