Already/Not Yet

My blogs

About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Senior Research Professor of Biblical Exegesis
Location Rockwall (near Dallas), Texas, United States
Introduction My passion is the Kingdom of God. I hold a PhD from the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. I wrote my thesis "The Lord's Supper as an Anti-Imperial Praxis" under Drs. William S. Campbell and Kathy Ehrensperger. I serve as the W.A. Criswell Endowed Professor of Expository Preaching and Biblical Exegesis at Criswell College (Dallas, TX)and as the Editor of the Criswell Theological Review (CTR). I also teach the Presidents' Class at First Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas, a Sunday morning Bible study with 250 members. I go verse-by-verse through the Scriptures.
Interests Professionally, I am interested in the the study of the NT in its first-century context of the Roman Empire. As hobbies, I enjoy investigating psychic fraud, honing my skills as a mentalist, and exploring the mysteries of the subconscious mind.
Favorite Movies Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster), Brotherhood of the Bell (Glen Ford), Bonhoeffer (documentary)
Favorite Music Country Gospel, 50s and early 60s Rock and Roll
Favorite Books Heaven on Earth (Streett), Christ and Time (Cullmann), Theology and the Kingdom (Pannenberg), The Last Things (Bloesch), Christ and the Spirit (Dunn), Missional Church (Guder), The Making and Unmaking of an Evangelical Mind (Nelson), The Effective Invitation (Streett), Prophet of the Sandlot (Weingartner), The Man Who Spoke to the Dead (Spraggett and Rauscher)