revJohn

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Religion
Occupation Adult Education
Location Kansas City, MO, United States
Introduction I am an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). My day work is designing and developing sales and management programs for Helzberg Diamonds. Evenings are spent in Adult Education ministry at Hillside Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), teaching classes in biblical studies and theology. My seminary degrees are from Harding Graduate School of Religion and Fuller Theological Seminary.
Interests My sweetheart, historical Jesus research, Christian origins, New Testament studies, Second Temple Judaism, PowerPoint presentations, story telling, communicating messages that stick, cooking, Tony Hillerman and Ross MacDonald mysteries, adult education best practices
Favorite Movies High Noon, The Shootist, Tender Mercies, From Russia With Love, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Graduate, American Graffiti
Favorite Music The Eagles, Eric Clapton, J.J. Cale, Willie Nelson, Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Buffett, Elvis Presley
Favorite Books The Gospel According to Paul (Hunter), Unity and Diversity in the New Testament (Dunn), Lord Jesus Christ (Hurtado), The Death of the Messiah, (Brown), The Heart of Christianity (Borg), A Marginal Jew 3 Vol (Meier), Jesus of Nazareth (Fredriksen), Jesus (Flusser), The Historical Figure of Jesus (Sanders), The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable (Bruce), A Theology of the New Testament (Ladd)