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Thank you for visiting Evangel University's web site! My main areas of interest include Old Testament studies, Biblical Hebrew, and Archaeology. If you have any interest or questions in this area, feel free to contact me. May God richly bless your endeavor to participate in higher education.
Title: Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Hebrew, and Archaeology
Office: Trask 214, suite B
Professional Information: -BA in Biblical Studies, Evangel University, 1981-1985.
-MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988-1991.
-PhD, Biblical Backgrounds and Archaeology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992-1999.
-Staff Field Archaeologist, Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel, 2010-present.
Job Responsibilities: Teaching on both the main campus at Evangel University and also at the campus of James River Leadership College.
Org Memberships: The American Schools of Oriental Research
The Society of Biblical Literature
Courses Taught: Essential Christianity
Old Testament Literature
Old Testament Historical Books
New Testament Literature
Archaeology of Ancient Israel
Archaeology of the New Testament World
Started Work: Faculty at CBC, beginning in 2003
Faculty at Evangel University beginning in 2013.
Favorite Thing About Work: Being in the classroom is my favorite thing about being a professor at Evangel. There is no greater fulfillment than to influence the lives of students who will go on to be tomorrows leaders.
Was an Evangel Student: 1981-1985
Favorite Memory as a Student: My favorite memories at Evangel are associated with playing varstiy football and the enduring friendships that were a result.
Originally From: San Diego, CA
Personal Information: My wife and I are graduates of Evangel. She currently teaches classes in the Social Work department. My passion is Biblical Archaeolgy. I am currently digging at Gath, the home of Goliath. You are welcome to participate, ask me how!