Dr. Akin is married to Charlotte Akin. They have been married since May 27, 1978. They have four sons who all currently serve in the ministry. He has 4 daughters-in-law and 14 grandchildren! Dr. Akin currently serves as the President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a Professor of Preaching and Theology. Dr. Akin and his wife Charlotte have traveled to Sudan, Turkey, Middle East, Kenya, Asia, Central Asia, Thailand, India and Paraguay serving our students and missionaries and helping share the gospel.