Houston Graduate School of Theology
Adjunct Professor of Old Testament
Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989
M.Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986
About Dr. Pitts
Dr. Pitts, originally from Pasadena, Texas, received a BA degree from Houston Baptist University and MDiv and PhD degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, the latter completed in 1989. His major area of study was Old Testament, with a minor in Biblical Archaeology and Biblical Backgrounds. Dr. Pitts is an accomplished guitar player and enjoys blues and rock music, the louder the better. He is currently serving on the staff of Cypress Oaks Church, a non-denominational church in Cypress, as the leader of the music team, and teaches history at Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center in Houston. He and his wife Beth have been married since 1982 and have two grown children and two grandchildren.
Publications & Presentations by Dr. Pitts
“Worship as a Unifying Theme in the Book of Isaiah.” Paper presented at the Southwest Commission of Religious Studies Annual Meeting, March 2003. [Also presented at a faculty forum at HGST, April 2003.]
“Four Historical Psalms: Brueggemann’s Rhetoric in Historical and Liturgical Garb” at Southwest Commission on Religious Studies, March 2008. [Also presented in shortened form at a faculty forum at HGST, October 2009.]
Theological review for The Voice, a new reading of the Bible for the new generation.