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Knowing how a passage relates to the Christian faith is important for teaching it rightly. This course will introduce you to strategies and tools for enriching your preaching with a more comprehensive understanding of Christian doctrine and its use for exposition.
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Jim is the retired Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Theologian Emeritus of the Anglican Church in North America. He earned a BA, an MA, and a PhD from Oxford University before teaching at Oak Hill Theological College, Oxford University, Trinity College Bristol, and ultimately Regent College. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1953. He is a signer of the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, and has served as an executive editor of Christianity Today and as the General Editor of the English Standard Version of the Bible. He is the author of numerous academic and popular level works, including Knowing God, Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God, and God Has Spoken.
Michael became Senior Pastor at Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon in September, 2010. Michael came to faith at an early age, but never understood that the Christian life was more than salvation until he was introduced to the InterVarsity campus ministry at Duke. Michael earned an MDiv at Gordon-Conwell and a PhD from Cambridge University in 2002. He served as Associate Pastor for more than 8 years at Capitol Hill Baptist in Washington D.C. He is the author of Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church: A Guide for Ministry, co-author of It Is Well: Expositions on Substitutionary Atonement (with Mark Dever), and contributed to Perspectives on Christian Worship: Five Views.
Al serves as president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also a Professor of Systematic Theology and an ordained minister, having served as pastor of several SBC churches. He holds a BA from Samford University and an MDiv and PhD from Southern. He is the host of the daily podcast “The Briefing,” and also served on the Advisory Council for the English Standard Version of the Bible. He is the author several books, including Atheism Remix: A Christian Confronts the New Atheists, He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World, and The Conviction to Lead: The 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters.
Kevin is the Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Hope College and an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Kevin serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition and is the author of several books, including Why We’re Not Emergent, What is the Mission of the Church?, and Just Do Something.
Andreas is Research Professor of New Testament at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to that, he served at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds an MDiv from Columbia Biblical Seminary and a PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is currently editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and he was the founder of Biblical Foundations, a ministry devoted to restoring the biblical foundations of the home and the church. He is the author of several articles and books, including For the Love of God’s Word: An Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Women in the Church, and the Commentary on 1-2 Timothy and Titus in the Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation Commentary series.
Thabiti serves as Pastor of Anacostia River Church in Washington, DC. He holds a BS and an MS from North Carolina State University. Previously, Thabiti has served as Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman as well as Assistant Pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. He is a council member of The Gospel Coalition and is an affiliate of The Front Porch. His publications include The Gospel for Muslims, Reviving the Black Church, and The Faithful Preacher.
Henri was Professor of Systematic Theology at Faculté Libre de Théologie Évangélique de Vaux-sur-Seine, France. After that, he served as the Gunther Knoedler Professor of Systematic Theology at Wheaton College Graduate School from 2003-2008. He earned a BD from Gordon Divinity School, a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures de Théologie from Faculté Libre de Théologie Protestante of Paris, and DD from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including Original Sin: Illuminating the Riddle and In the Beginning: The Opening Chapters of Genesis.
Phil is the president of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Before that, Phil served as Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Philadelphia. He received his Bachelors degree from Wheaton College, his Masters of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Divinity from Oxford University. He has authored numerous books, including commentaries on 1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary) and Exodus (Preach the Word Series). He also serves as a Council Member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and on the council of the Gospel Coalition.
David serves as the lead pastor of Christ Church in Chicago and Chairman of the Board of the Charles Simeon Trust, an organization dedicated to the sound preaching of God’s Word. Before that, he served as Lead Pastor in the Hyde Park congregation of Holy Trinity Church. A graduate of Wheaton College, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, David is ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition. For Crossway, he authored 1 & 2 Peter and Jude, The Big Picture Story Bible, and contributed to Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching in Honor of Kent Hughes. He also authored One-to-One Bible Reading for Matthias Media and the 9Marks volume Expositional Preaching.
Mervyn Eloff is the Rector of St James Church, Kenilworth. Mervyn did his undergraduate studies at the Free State University and the Bible Institute of South Africa and before earning a DTh from the University of Stellenbosch. He was on staff at St Helen’s Bishopsgate, in London for three years where he worked with Dick Lucas. Mervyn also served as Rector of St Paul’s Church in Stellenbosch and then as a lecturer and as vice-Principal of George Whitefield Theological College in Cape Town. He has contributed to Built upon the Rock: Studies in Matthew’s Gospel (Eerdmans), The Proclamation Bible, and he authored Teaching James and Teaching 1,2,3 John (PT Resources – Christian Focus). His doctoral thesis was titled From the Exile to the Christ: Exile, Restoration and the Theology of Matthew’s Gospel.
David Camera is Senior Pastor of River Oaks Church in Lake Mary, Florida. He holds an MA in Theology from Wheaton College, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a DMin from Westminster Theological Seminary. David is also a graduate of the Cornhill Training Course in London, England. He previously served on the pastoral staffs at Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, Illinois.