Associate Professor of Philosophy 


B.A., Florida Bible College; M.A.A., Southern Evangelical Seminary; M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Scott Henderson joined the Luther Rice faculty in the fall of 2008. Since then he has taught courses in apologetics, philosophy and ethics. Scott has spoken on numerous topics in his areas of expertise at various venues and was a contributor to Norman Geisler's Baker's Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics and Josh McDowell's The New Evidence that Demands a Verdict. 

Prior to his appointment at Luther Rice, Scott served in hospitals in Ohio and Pennsylvania as an in-service lecturer and policy writer and was an adviser and research assistant for the start of Franciscan University's Institute of Bioethics in Steubenville, OH. Since coming to Luther Rice, he has led several study-abroad programs in Israel, has also lectured at LCC International University and Klaipeda University Hospital, both in in Klaipeda, Lithuania, as well as at the Ewangelikalna Wyzsza Szkola Teologiczna in Wroclaw, Poland. 

Scott holds degrees in Biblical Education, Apologetics, Philosophy, and Health Care Ethics as well as professional memberships with the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and the Evangelical Philosophical Society, each at which he has presented conference papers. His research interests include issues in philosophy of religion, ethical issues at the end-of-life, defining death, and organ transplantation.  His original monograph, Death and Donation: Rethinking Brain Death as a Means for Procuring Transplantable Organs, was published by Pickwick Publications in 2011.  Scott is also the lead pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Cumming, Georgia where he, his wife Kathy, and their four children currently reside.

Please visit the following links for more of Dr. Henderson's published works and writings.

Link to Book:
Death and Donation Rethinking Brain Death as a Means for Procuring Transplantable Organs

Published Article: 
An Assessment of Brain Death as a Means of Procuring Transplantable Organs

Scott’s Bioethics Blog: