Department:Bible and Theology
School:Undergraduate in Chicago, Graduate/Seminary in Chicago
Start Date:July 2002
BDes, University of Florida
MA, MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, King's College, London
Between Pain and Grace: a Biblical Theology of Suffering, co-authored with Andrew Schmutzer. Chicago: Moody, 2016.
Joy and Tears: The Emotional Life of the Christian. Chicago: Moody, 2013.
Giving and Receiving: Paul's Theology of Christian Giving. New Studies in Biblical Theology, edited by D.A. Carson. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press. (Forthcoming)
"Plural You: On the Use and Abuse of the Second Person.” In Bulletin for Biblical Research 20 (2010): 201-214.
“Δικαιωθηναι δια της ἐκ Χριστου πιστεως: Notes on a Neglected Greek Construction." In New Testament Studies 56 (2009): 163-68.
"Marriage and Sexual Fidelity in the Papyri, Plutarch and Paul." Tyndale Bulletin 50 (1999): 163-172.
Paul's Gift from Philippi: Conventions of Gift Exchange and Christian Giving. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
"Proclaiming Jesus to Nonbelievers: The Gospel According to the Preaching in Acts." In Proclaiming Jesus: Essays on the Centrality of Christ in the Church in Honor of Joseph M. Stowell, edited by Thomas H. L. Cornman. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2007.
"Romans 15.26: Make a Contribution or Establish Fellowship?" In New Testament Studies 40 (1994): 457-463.
"Social Reciprocity and Gentile Debt to Jews in Romans 15:26-27." In Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50, no.4, (Winter 2007): 735-746.
"'Thankless Thanks': The Epistolary Social Convention in Philippians 4.10-20." In Tyndale Bulletin 42 (1991): 261-270.
"The Use and Abuse of Greek in Preaching." In The Moody Handbook of Preaching, edited by John Koessler. Chicago: Moody, 2008.
Professional / Personal Interests:
- Research interests include New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis, Greek and Roman Background to the New Testament and Pauline Theology.
- Personal interests include bicycling, reading, home improvement and hospitality.