Department:Bible and Theology
School:Graduate/Seminary in Chicago
Start Date:September 2012
Personal Information:Pastor, Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Ludington Mich. (2004-2009); Bible Teacher, Northpointe Christian Schools, Grand Rapids, Mich. (2002-2004), Teaching Intern, Asbury Theological Seminary (2010-2012)
BA, Moody Bible Institute
MA, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
PhD, Asbury Theological Seminary
Writer for Today in the Word.
The Rhetoric of Praise: Prayer and Persuasion in the Psalms. GlossaHouse Disseration Series 6. GlossaHouse: Wilmore, KY, 2018.
“Biblical Interpretation for Preaching” in Seminary on a Shelf. Edited by Michael Boyle, Laurie Norris et al. Chicago: Moody, (Forthcoming).
“The Betrayal of the Messiah: Psalm 109” in the Moody Handbook of Messianic Prophecy. Edited by Michael Rydelnik and Edwin Blum. Chicago: Moody, 2019.
“Pious Eli? The Characterization of Eli in 1 Samuel 3:18.” Horizons in Biblical Theology 40 (2018), 166-182.
“‘They were Born There’: The Nations in Psalmic Rhetoric.” Horizons in Biblical Theology 39 (2017), 16-30.
“Prayers that Form Us: Rhetoric and Psalms Interpretation.” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 39 (2015), 451-467.
“Jehoahaz, King of Judah” and “Amon, King of Judah.” Lexham Bible Dictionary. Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham, 2014.
Review of 2 Samuel in the Reformed Expository Commentary Series by Richard Phillips in Journal for the Evangelical Theological Society 62 (2019), 376-378.
Review of Sinai and the Saints: Reading Old Covenant Laws for the New Covenant Community by James Todd III in Journal for the Evangelical Theological Society 60 (2017), 609-611.
Review of Money and Possessions by Walter Brueggemann in Journal for the Evangelical Theological Society (2017), 843-846.
Review of Praying with Ancient Israel: Exploring the Theology of Prayer in the Old Testament edited by Phillip G. Camp and Tremper Longman III in The Stone-Campbell Journal 19 (2016), 277-278.
Review of Interpreting the Prophetic Books: An Exegetical Handbook by Gary V. Smith in The Stone-Campbell Journal 18 (2015), 300-302.
Review of Formation of the Bible: The Story of the Church’s Canon by Lee Martin McDonald in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 56 (2013).
Review of Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction by Craig Bartholomew and Ryan O’Dowd in The Stone-Campbell Journal 15.1 (2012): 126-127.
Review of Psalms as Torah: Reading Biblical Song Ethically by Gordon Wenham in Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 1.1 (2012): 138-41.
Review of Soundings in the Theology of the Psalms edited by Rolf Jacobson in Journal of the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 1.2 (2012): 272-275.
"The Book of Colossians," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, May 2019.
"The Psalms: Book 1," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, September 2019.
"From Generations to Generations: 1 & 2 Timothy," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, May 2020.
"Longing for God: The Psalms, Book 2," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, October 2020.
"Sorrow and Joy: The Psalms, Books 3 and 4," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, june 2021.
"The Unexpected Gifts of Christmas," Today in the Word. Chicago: Moody, December 2021.
Professional / Personal Interests:
My hobbies include, running, hiking, bicycling, camping, commuting, and reading books aloud to my kids.