David Champagne

Assistant Professor - Christian Studies and Philosophy





Dr. David Champagne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Christian Studies and Philosophy. He currently teaches Old & New Testament, Interpretation of the Bible, New Testament Text & Canon, and Greek courses. His area of expertise is New Testament textual criticism. Presently, he sponsors upper-level Greek students in the Museum of the Bible Greek Paul Project.

Dr. Champagne attends Morrison Heights Baptist Church. He is an adjunct professor at Leavell College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He also preaches and teaches in local churches in the Greater Jackson metro.

Dr. Champagne’s passion is to know God's Word, to teach it to others, and to equip students for ministry. His favorite quote is from the 18th-century pastor and textual scholar Johann Albrecht Bengel (1687-1752) "Apply yourself wholly to the text; Apply the text wholly to yourself."


  • B.S. in Biology, Florida State University
  • B.S. in Nursing, Mississippi College
  • M.A. in Biblical Studies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Th.M. in New Testament, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. in New Testament, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary