Welcome to Engaging God's Word (Resources for Biblical Studies)


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Podcasts & Videos

These are mostly podcasts of Studies in biblical books from the Cove Bible Study at the Church at Rancho Bernardo, where I have been teaching for nine years. There are also links to videos on a range of topics.


Articles I've written both published and unpublished on a range of topics. Some of these PDF downloads; others are links to copyrighted material.


Links to books I've written in the fields of biblical studies, hermeneutics, New Testament, Gospels, and Bible Translation.


I'm not much of a blogger. But here's a blog for what it's worth. 

Other Resources

These are links to a wide range of web resources.


My speaking schedule at various venues.

About Me

My Vocation

I am University Professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego, where I have served since 1994. 

My Passion

My passion is to serve others in such a way that they can be all that God is has called them to be. This site is set up to provide biblical studies resources for a better understanding of interpreting and applying God's word.

Featured Articles

"Why the English Standard Version (ESV) Should Not Become the Standard English Version"

Article supporting meaning-based translation over against more formal versions.

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