“Four Wrong Reasons to Pursue the Spiritual Disciplines,” “Ask Whatever You Wish,” “A Divinely Inspired Portrait” [two articles on the attributes of God], and “Worship in Heaven.” Moody Magazine.
“The Purpose of Knowledge,” The Marriage of Discipline and Delight in Your Prayer Life”, “What Does it Mean to Delight in God,” “The Goodness of Praise,” and “Preparing the Soil of Your Own Heart.” The Preacher.
“The Life of George Mueller,” “Keeping Truth in Balance,” “What is Worship,” “Interpreting Difficult Passages,” “What is Godliness,” “Christian Liberty,” “Thinking Rightly About the Body,” “Knowing God’s Will,” “Can God Speak Through a Genealogy?,” “The Bible and Science,” “Old Testament Predictions of Christmas,” “God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Responsibility in the Christian Life,” “Learning from a Book,” “Various Attributes of God – Spirit, Eternal, Immutable, Omniscient, Omni-present (2),” “How God Grows Up a Child,” “The One Perfect Father – God,” “Transformed by the Grace of God,” “How to Live Above Bitterness,” “Understanding the True Need of Our Hearts,” “Meaning and Significance of the Resurrection,” “God’s View of Work,” “The Day the Lord Saved Me,” “Don’t Judge One Another,” “God’s Promises – The Answer to Our Fears,” “Is the Bible Full of Contradictions,” “A Living Epistle of Christ,” “President’s Day and the Believer,” “Cry From the Cave – Psalm 51,” Triumph of the King – Psalm 21,” and ”The Marriage of Discipline and Delight in Your Prayer Life.” Gospel Herald andSunday School Times.
118 articles on key passages and texts of the Bible. Bible Expositor and Illuminator.
124 articles. Union Gospel Press.
Five articles. The Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions.
Work and Ministry Information:
Program head for MA in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship, Moody Graduate School
Professor of Bible and Theology of Moody Graduate School 1990 – present
Professor of Bible and Theology of Moody Undergraduate School 1980 – 1989
Speaking at various churches and retreats across the country including some interim pastorates during this time; presently He is involved in College Church of Wheaton as an adult community leader teaching in the foundational classes and working in the youth programs
Speaking on National Radio Programs: Open Line, Prime Time America, Morning Show, WMBI, and numerous other radio stations in connection with my writing.
Previous Work and Ministry Information:
Pastoral internship at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, TN, 1974
Pastoral internship at Cornerstone Bible Church of Montgomery, AL, 1975 and 1976
Teaching assistant in Greek class at Dallas Theological Seminary
Teacher in Lay Institute at Dallas Theological Seminary
Campus discipleship ministry at Auburn University and Southern Methodist University
Singles ministry at Fellowship Bible Church in Dallas, TX
US Air Force Reserve
Courses He Has Taught:
He has taught twenty-six of the twenty-seven New Testament books and some books numerous times (Romans about 50 times).
He has taught every area of Systematic Theology, as well as Biblical Theology of the New Testament.
He has taught numerous Spiritual Formation classes. These include:
Spiritual Life and Ministry
Christian Life and Ethics
Theology and Practice of Prayer
Spiritual Disciplines and Spiritual Warfare
Worship and the Attributes of God
Spirituality and the Family
Theology and Practice of Discipleship
Advanced Theology of Practical Sanctification
Extracurricular Activities and Honors
2006 Faculty Citation Award for Outstanding Teacher
Alumni Award for Outstanding Teacher – 1995
Class Advisor – 8 years
Chair – Theological Lectureship – 3 years
Educational Administration Council – 4 terms
Research Project Committee – 8 years
Faculty Secretary – 2 years
Accreditation Committee NCA, AABC
Academic Admissions Committee
Academic Standards Committee
Financial Aid Committee
Instructional Supervision Committee
Park District Basketball Coach – 3 years
Park District Soccer Coach – 5 years
Park District Baseball Coach – 7 years
Spades Honorary (top 10 senior men)
Omicron Delta Kappa Men?s Leadership Honorary
President of School of Business
President of Auburn’s IBG team that entered national competition
Represented Auburn University at Business Tomorrow Conference in Washington D.C.
Instituted State Business Tomorrow Conference at Auburn which brought together faculty, students, and businessmen from across the state
President Pro Tempore of Student Senate
Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic Honoraries
Recipient of Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Recipient of American Marketing Association Award
Recipient of President’s Award from School of Business
Squires Leadership Honorary (top 13 Freshman men)
Jeffrey Frazier Stein Award (most outstanding Sophomore on campus)
Howard Strong Award (outstanding contribution to Auburn University)
Delta Sigma Pi Key (highest GPA for graduating male in school of business)
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at Auburn University and Dallas Theological Seminary