Dr. Jacob Elwart

Dr. Jacob Elwart

Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling

As Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Jacob Elwart oversees the biblical counseling concentration in the M.Div. program and teaches practical theology courses in the M.Div. and Th.M. programs. He also serves as Pastor of Discipleship Ministries at Inter-City Baptist Church, where he has served since 2017.

Dr. Elwart earned his M.Div. and Th.M. from DBTS, and his D.Ed.Min. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Prior to coming to Inter-City Baptist Church, Dr. Elwart served for eight years as senior pastor at a church in Royal Oak, Michigan. He is certified with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and is in the process of becoming a fellow with ACBC. He desires to advance Christ’s mission by using the Scriptures to help individuals pursue spiritual growth and by training young men for productive gospel ministry.

Dr. Elwart and his wife, Jennifer, have three children.

Email: jelwart@intercity.org

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Selected writings:

“The Paralysis of the Fear of Man.”
Baptist Bulletin, May/June 2018

“The Return of the Master” Part 1
Baptist Bulletin, Nov/Dec 2018

“The Return of the Master” Part 2
Baptist Bulletin, Jan/Feb 2019

“Why Go to Seminary When the Fields are White for Harvest?”
Regular Baptist Ministries Commentary, 2019

Education:

  • DEdMin, Biblical Counseling, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BBA, Accounting, The University of Michigan