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Curriculum Authors

The Primary Curriculum Authors

Chosen with care to provide scholarly excellence, tested wisdom, brilliant insight, and diverse theological perspective; these authors are innovative, impressive and at the top-of-their-fields.

Bible Knowledge • Ethics • Apologetics

Norman Geisler

Dr. Norman Geisler has taught theology, philosophy, and classical Christian apologetics on the graduate and undergraduate level for over 50 years and authored or co-authored over 100 books. He has served as a professor at Trinity Evangelical Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary. Education: William Tyndale College, Wheaton College, Northwestern University, Loyola University.
• A Popular Survey of the Old Testament • Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues & Options
• I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Douglas K. Stuart

Professor Stuart is a scholar of the Old Testament, Assyrian and Babylonian languages and literature, and the cultures of the ancient Near East. He controls the use of 14 different languages, both ancient and modern. Stuart currently teaches at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts― an interdenominational Evangelical Seminary. His articles have appeared in Christianity Today and Decision magazine. Education: Yale Divinity School; PhD. in Near Eastern Languages and Literature from Harvard University.
• How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth: 4th Edition

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Robert H. Stein

Robert H. Stein is senior professor emeritus of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; previously at Bethel Seminary. A world-renowned scholar of the Synoptic Gospels, he has authored of several books, including A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, Studying the Synoptic Gospels, Luke, and Jesus the Messiah; and a commentary on Mark & Luke in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.
• The Method and Message of Jesus’ Teachings

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

A. Chadwick Thornhill

A. Chadwick Thornhill is the Chair of Theological Studies and an Assistant Professor of Apologetics and Biblical Studies for the Liberty University School of Divinity in Lynchburg, Virginia. Thornhill authored his book to fill a need: equipping students to have a working knowledge of biblical Greek for in-depth New Testament study. MA in Religion, MDiv, and PhD in Theology and Apologetics, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
• Greek for Everyone: Introductory Greek for Bible Study and Application

Ethics and Leadership

Frank Damazio

After founding and pastoring Eugene Christian Fellowship for 12 years, Frank returned to Portland, Oregon as senior pastor of City Bible Church and President of Portland Bible College. He is co-chairman of Ministers Fellowship International, a world-wide fellowship of pastors. Education- Bachelor of Theology- Portland Bible College; Master of Divinity- Oral Roberts University. Authored 30 books.
• Vanguard Leadership

Ethics and Leadership

Craig S. Keener

Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, Dr. Craig Keener previously taught 15 years as professor of New Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University in Philadelphia, where he also served as Associate Pastor at an African- American Baptist church. He has authored a number of New Testament commentaries, 19 books all together. Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins, Duke University.
• Paul, Women, and Wives: Marriage and Women’s Ministry in the Letters of Paul
• The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament

Theology and Church History

Gregg R. Allison

Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, Allison is an authority in Historical Theology. Having lived in or nearby Rome for 7 years, he additionally specializes in Roman Catholic theology. Gregg is the Evangelical Theological Society book review editor. Education― B.S. in biology; M.Div.; Ph.D. in Systematic Theology.
• Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine: a Companion to Grudem’s Systematic Theology

Theology and Church History

Jay Sekulow

Sekulow serves as Chief Counsel at the American Center for Law & Justice. He has argued in front of the United States Supreme Court 12 times and written 10 books. As a Messianic Jew, his interest in the state of Israel is keen; and as an exceptionally experienced attorney, he knows how to think critically, research thoroughly and communicate effectively. He earned his Ph.D. from Regent University.
• Jerusalem: A Biblical and Historical Case for the Jewish Capital

Apologetics and Evangelism

Roger Patterson

Dr. Patterson is Senior Pastor of West University Baptist & Crosspoint Church- a multi-site church in Houston, Texas. His A Minute of Vision broadcast is heard in over 300 markets across the US reaching Canada and Australia as well. He has authored A Minute of Vision for Men and co-authored Leading from the Second Chair. He holds a BA in Christianity and Speech from Houston Baptist University; and MDiv and PMin degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Southern Baptist).
• World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity- 3 Volumes

Apologetics and Evangelism

Lisette Bassett-Brody

During a visit to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Lisette requested a catalog of archeological finds in Israel to discover that there was no such publication. Leave it to a woman to have none of that! Wife of CBN News journalist David Brody, Lissette’s possesses her own exceptional organizational instincts. If you aren’t interesting in archaeology, you will be after browsing the colorful and engaging pages of this important and easy-to-read book which corroborates biblical details. Finds listed by biblical places, people, points of interest or objects.
• Etched in Stone: Archaeological Discoveries that Prove the Bible

Transformation and Counseling

Robert S. McGee

Robert MmcGee is a professional counselor and lecturer. He is founder of Rapha, a nationally recognized health care organization that provides in-hospital and outpatient care with a Christ-centered perspective for adults and adolescents suffering with psychiatric and substance abuse problems. He is also president of Search Resources. Ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, his books have sold millions of copies.
• The Search For Freedom

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Gordan D. Fee

Professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, BC; previously in Wheaton College. General editor of the New International Commentary series and on the NIV revision committee. PhD- University of Southern California. Authored textbooks or books on: textual criticism, biblical interpretation, and commentaries on 1 Corinthians, Philippians, 1 & 2 Thess, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus and Revelation.
• How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
• Listening to the Spirit in the Text

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Bryan Chapell

Dr. Bryan Chapell is the Senior Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church, Founder of the radio-ministry Unlimited Grace, and President Emeritus of Covenant Theological Seminary. Author, conference speaker and faculty member of Knox Theological Seminary, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and adjunct preaching professor at numerous others. BA Journalism, Northwestern University; MDiv, Covenant Theological Seminary; PhD speech communication, Southern Illinois.
• Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon, 2018

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Grant R. Osborne

American theologian and scholar specializing in biblical interpretation, Osborne was Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School until he died in 2018. Holy Bible: New Living Translation committee member, he served as General Translator for the Gospels and Acts. He had degrees from Fort Wayne Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the University of Aberdeen.
• The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

Biblical Interpretation and Preaching

Mary S Hulst

Dr. Mary S. Hulst has served as Calvin College Chaplain since 2009 and preaches weekly to its students. Prior to that, she spent eight years serving as the senior pastor at Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, and also taught for one year in the Communication Department at Calvin College and two years at Calvin Theological Seminary. Education- BC of classical studies, Calvin College; MDiv, Calvin Theological Seminary; PhD, University of Illinois.
• A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday

Ethics and Leadership

Joe E. Trull

Joe E. Trull is on the adjunctive faculties of Logsdon Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary; editor of Christian Ethics Today. In 1998, he retired as professor of Christian Ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where he had taught since 1985. From 1965 to 1985 he pastored Baptist churches in TX and VA. Author of five books.
• Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders

Theology and Church History

Wayne Grudem

Dr. Grudem served as the general editor of the ESV Study Bible which was Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s 2009 Book of the Year. He served as the president of the Evangelical Theological Society and co-founded the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. He is Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary, Arizona. Education: Harvard (BA), Westminster Seminary-Philadelphia (MDiv, DD), University of Cambridge (PhD). He has authored 22 books and numerous publications.
• Systematic Theology (over 500,000 copies sold)

Theology and Church History

Irvin Baxter

Dr. Baxter has studied biblical prophecy for most of his life and solely focused on it for many years. He hosts a 20-year-old radio talk show and internationally syndicated TV program End of the Age. His Endtime Magazine was first published in 1991 and has become the most widely circulated prophecy magazine in the world. Irvin’s Jerusalem Prophecy College educates the local Israeli’s as well as online students regarding the link between current events and Bible prophecies.
• Understanding the End Time

Apologetics and Evangelism

Bodie Hodge

Bodie Hodge holds Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and developed a New Method of Production of Submicron Titanium Diboride. Just as passionate about apologetics; Hodge speaks, writes, and researches for Answers in Genesis, a ministry dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel effectively. His genius is in gathering authorities to address each topic.
• World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity- 3 Volumes

Apologetics and Evangelism

Frank Turek

Dr. Frank Turek is a dynamic speaker and award-winning author and radio and television broadcaster. Turek was an aviator in the U.S. Navy, and has a master’s degree in Public Administration from George Washington University and a doctorate in Philosophy of Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary in North Carolina. He has taught classes in Leadership and Management classes at George Washington University and partnered with Norman Geisler in the below curriculum.
• I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

Apologetics and Evangelism

Randy Newman

Teacher and writer with Connection Points, Newman seeks to engage people’s hearts the way Jesus did. He is the Senior Teaching Fellow for Apologetics and Evangelism at The C. S. Lewis Institute and an adjunct faculty member at several evangelical seminaries and Patrick Henry College. Newman served for over thirty years with Campus Crusade for Christ and continues to minister to students and professors at George Mason University. He is a Messianic Jew and author of 3 books. M.Div. and PhD in Intercultural Studies― Trinity International University.
• Questioning Evangelism

Transformation and Counseling

Neil T. Anderson

Beginning his career as an aerospace engineer, Neil found the Lord while attending a Campus Crusade for Christ event. Two years later, he resigned his position at Honeywell and enrolled at Talbot School of Theology― the graduate school of Biola University― eventually becoming Chairman of the Practical Theology Department. He is a best-selling author on spiritual freedom, founder and president emeritus of Freedom in Christ Ministries, and has authored 111 books.
• Victory Over the Darkness

Transformation and Counseling
Ministry of the Holy Spirit

Frank and Lynmarie Burg 

Survivor of a severe 15-month oppression, Frank’s understanding of depression, suicidal compulsion and oppression is extensive. Dreaming from childhood, Lyn’s interest in making sense of dreams intensified with an onslaught of them after Frank’s deliverance. Both received MDiv’s and DMin’s from Shalom Bible College and Seminary. Current pastors of Spirit of Hope in Lakewood, CO.
• Prophetic or Pathetic? • Overcoming Oppressive Strongholds • Living Spirit-Led
• Dreams in the Age of Grace • Biblical Prophetic Ministry

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