We have partnered with the most seasoned pastors and best professors we could recruit in order to elevate the quality of this Course. We are grateful to each for contributing their hard work and expertise to this training effort.

  G.K. Beale
Mike Bullmore
D.A. Carson
Mark Dever
Kevin DeYoung
Graeme Goldsworthy
Joshua Harris
David R. Helm
Lisa Helm
Paul House
R. Kent Hughes
David Jackman
Robert S. Kinney
Michael Lawrence
Deb Lorentsen
Colleen McFadden
Aaron Messner
Kathleen B. Nielson
Douglas Sean O'Donnell
J.I. Packer
Jonathan T. Pennington
Vaughan Roberts
Philip G. Ryken
Carrie Sandom
William Taylor
Barry G. Webb
Stephen J. Wellum
John Woodhouse
 
G.K. BEALE
G.K. Beale


G.K. Beale
Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Instruction on Biblical Theology

Greg is Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned a BA and an MA from Southern Methodist University, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has served on the faculties of Grove College, Wheaton College Graduate School, and now Westminster. He is the author of several academic articles and books, including A New Testament Biblical Theology, The Temple and the Church’s Mission: A Biblical Theology of the Dwelling Place of God, and The Book of Revelation in the NIGTC series.


MIKE BULLMORE
Mike Bullmore

Mike Bullmore
Senior Pastor, CrossWay Community Church - Bristol, Wisconsin

Exposition on Gospels/Acts

Mike serves as Senior Pastor of CrossWay Community Church in Bristol, Wisconsin. Mike earned a diploma in Bible and Theology at Moody Bible Institute and a BA in Biblical Studies from Wheaton College. He then earned an MDiv and ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, followed by a PhD in Rhetorical History and Criticism from Northwestern University. Prior to leading the launch of CrossWay Community Church in 1998, Mike served for 15 years as an Associate Professor of Homiletics and Pastoral Theology, as well as chairman of the Practical Theology Department at TEDS. He also serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition.


D.A. CARSON
D.A. Carson

D.A. Carson
Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School - Deerfield, Illinois

Instructions on Apocalyptic Literature

Don is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, where he has been since 1978. He also previously served as professor and dean at Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver. Additionally, he has years of pastoral experience in Canada and the United Kingdom. He earned a BS in chemistry from McGill University, MDiv from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto and DPhil in New Testament from Cambridge University. He is a member of the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research, the SBL, the Evangelical Theological Society and co-founded the Gospel Coalition. He has written or edited more than 45 books including An Introduction to the New Testament and Becoming Conversant with the Emerging Church.


MARK DEVER
Mark Dever

Mark Dever
Senior Pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church - Washington D.C.
President, 9Marks - Washington D.C.

Instruction on Epistles

Mark is the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He received a Bachelor's degree from Duke University, an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a DPhil from Cambridge University. Since his ordination 1985, he has served on the pastoral staffs of four churches, including a church plant in Massachusetts. Prior to moving to Washington in 1994, He also taught for the faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University while serving for two years as an associate pastor of Eden Baptist Church. Mark has written numerous books, including The Deliberate Church and the two volume overview of the Bible called Promises Kept and Promises Made. He also serves as the president of 9Marks and he is on the council of the Gospel Coalition.


KEVIN DEYOUNG
Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung
Senior Pastor, University Reformed Church - Lansing, Michigan

Exposition on Gospels/Acts

Kevin is the Senior Pastor of University Reformed Church in Lansing, Michigan. He received a Bachelor's degree from Hope College and an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Kevin serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition and is the author of several books, including Why We're Not Emergent, What is the Mission of the Church?, and Just Do Something.

GRAEME GOLDSWORTHY
Graeme Goldsworthy

Graeme Goldsworthy
Retired Lecturer in Old Testament, Moore Theological College - Sydney, Australia

Instruction on Biblical Theology

Now retired, Graeme was formerly lecturer in Old Testament, biblical theology and hermeneutics at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of According to Plan and Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture. Goldsworthy has an MA from Cambridge University and a ThM and PhD from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia.

JOSHUA HARRIS
Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris
Former Senior Pastor, Covenant Life Church - Gaithersburg, Maryland

Exposition on Epistles

Josh is the former Senior Pastor of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition and the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood He is also the author of several books, including I Kissed Dating Goodbye and Dug Down Deep. He is presently studying theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia.

DAVID R. HELM
David R. Helm

David R. Helm
Lead Pastor of Hyde Park Congregation, Holy Trinity Church - Chicago, Illinois
Executive Director, Charles Simeon Trust - Chicago, IL

Instructions on First Principles
Instruction on Epistles
Instruction on Apocalyptic Literature
Instructions in Biblical Theology
Demonstrations on Biblical Theology

Dave serves as Lead Pastor of the Hyde Park congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago. David held the post of Senior Pastor from its founding in 1998 until 2008, when Jon Dennis assumed the role. A graduate of Wheaton College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, David is ordained in the PCA and serves on the council of The Gospel Coalition. He authored 1 & 2 Peter and Jude in Crossway’s Preaching the Word series, The Big Picture Story Bible and contributed to Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching in Honor of Kent Hughes. Additionally, David serves as Chairman of the Charles Simeon Trust, a ministry devoted to equipping the next generation of Bible expositors.

LISA HELM
Lisa Helm

Lisa Helm
Holy Trinity Church - Chicago, Illinois

Exposition on Epistles

Lisa was born and raised in the Chicago area, graduating with a BA from Wheaton College. She and her husband live in the neighborhood of Hyde Park where David is a pastor. Lisa enjoys managing a busy household with her five children as well as working for an investment firm. In more than twenty years as a pastor’s wife, Lisa has led women’s Bible studies, written curriculum for children, and been blessed to be part of a vibrant church family. Currently she works alongside others teaching and ministering to women and children at Holy Trinity Church.

PAUL HOUSE
Paul House

Paul House
Professor, Beeson Divinity School - Birmingham, Alabama

Instructions and Expositions on Prophetic Literature

Paul is Associate Dean and Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama. He earned a BA from Southwest Baptist University, an MA from the University of Missouri-Columbia and both an MDiv and a PhD from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A noted Biblical scholar and Old Testament theologian, he has authored numerous works, including Old Testament SurveyOld Testament Theology and the Word Biblical Commentary on Lamentations.

R. KENT HUGHES
Kent Hughes

R. Kent Hughes
Pastor Emeritus, College Church - Wheaton, Illinois

Preliminary Instruction
Instruction on Epistles
Various Model Expositions

Kent is retired Senior Pastor of College Church in Wheaton. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Talbot Seminary as well as advanced degrees in ministry and divinity from Biola University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has authored numerous books including Disciplines of a Godly Man and many volumes of the Preaching the Word commentary series of which he is the editor.

DAVID JACKMAN
David Jackman

David Jackman
President (retired), Proclamation Trust - London, England

Instructions on Wisdom Literature

David has served as the President of the Proclamation Trust in London and is a renowned Evangelical preacher and international speaker. He studied at Trinity College, Bristol and then began as assistant minister at Above Bar Church in Southampton in 1976. After 11 years as Senior Minister, David left Above Bar in 1991 to found the Cornhill Training Course in London, beginning his official affiliation with Dick Lucas and the Proclamation Trust. David is the author of numerous books including the The Message of John's Letters and the Let's Study 1 Corinthians.

ROBERT S. KINNEY
Robert S. Kinney

Robert S. Kinney
Director of Ministries, Charles Simeon Trust - Vienna, Austria

Instructions on Gospels/Acts

Robert is the Director of Ministries of the Charles Simeon Trust, where he began working in 2005. In this role, Robert is responsible for overseeing the training initiatives and also frequently collaborates with David Helm on ministry projects. Robert earned a BA in Early Christian Literature at the University of Chicago, an MS in Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a PhD in New Testament at the University of Bristol. Robert also served as a pastoral intern at Holy Trinity Church in Chicago for six years and as the University Minister at the Hyde Park congregation for two years. Robert is ordained in the US missionary jurisdiction of the Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda and serves on the boards of Equipo Impacto and the Charles Simeon Trust of Canada. He is presently involved in teaching at Christ Church (Church of England) in Vienna, Austria.

MICHAEL LAWRENCE
Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence
Senior Pastor, Hinson Baptist Church - Portland, Oregon

Demonstrations on Biblical Theology

Michael became Senior Pastor at Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon in September, 2010. Michael came to faith at an early age, but never understood that the Christian life was more than salvation until he was introduced to the InterVarsity campus ministry at Duke. Michael earned an MDiv at Gordon-Conwell and a PhD from Cambridge University in 2002. He served as Associate Pastor for more than 8 years at Capitol Hill Baptist in Washington D.C. He is the author of Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church: A Guide for Ministry, co-author of It Is Well: Expositions on Substitutionary Atonement (with Mark Dever), and contributed to Perspectives on Christian Worship: Five Views.

DEB LORENTSEN
Deb Lorentsen

Deb Lorentsen
College Church - Wheaton, Illinois

Exposition on Gospels/Acts

Deb is a resident of Wheaton, Illinois where she is a part of College Church. She is an RN BSN having attended Taylor University, West Suburban Hospital School of Nursing, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Presently she is active in the Women’s Bible Study at College Church in Wheaton where she serves as a regular lecturer, small group leader and curriculum coordinator. She also serves on the board of the Charles Simeon Trust.

COLLEEN MCFADDEN
Colleen McFadden

Colleen McFadden
Director of Women's Workshops, Charles Simeon Trust - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Exposition on Epistles
Exposition on Prophetic Literature

Colleen joined the Charles Simeon Trust as Director of Workshops in September 2007, where she was responsible for all activities related to the Workshops on Biblical Exposition. She now serves as the Director of Women's Workshops. Prior to working with the Trust, she was in the corporate world, most recently as a Business Development Manager at a major insurance corporation. Colleen earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the College of Business, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MDiv from the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She serves on the board of Matthias Media Ministries and teaches women regularly in churches around the United States.

AARON MESSNER
Aaron Messner

Aaron Messner
Senior Minister, Westminster Presbyterian Church - Atlanta Georgia

Demonstration on Systematic Theology

Aaron is the Senior Minister at Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Atlanta. He served as the Chaplain of Covenant College from 2007 until 2012. Before moving to Covenant, Aaron was the Associate Pastor at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. He received both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Wheaton College and an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey. He has authored two articles in the Princeton Theological Review and has worked with the Nehemiah Project in Philadelphia.

KATHLEEN B. NIELSON
Kathleen B. Nielson

Kathleen B. Nielson
Author, Speaker - Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Exposition on Apocalyptic Literature

Kathleen holds an MA and a PhD in Literature from Vanderbilt University and a BA from Wheaton College. She has taught in the English departments at Vanderbilt University, Bethel College, and Wheaton College. She is on the Board of Directors of the Charles Simeon Trust and serves as the Director of Women's Initiatives for the Gospel Coalition. She is the author of numerous Bible studies including Proverbs1 & 2 Thessalonians, and several others in the Living Word Bible Studies series. Kathleen has directed and taught women’s Bible studies at several churches and speaks extensively at conferences and retreats. Kathleen is married to Dr. Niel Nielson, former President of Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.

DOUGLAS SEAN O'DONNELL
Douglas Sean O'Donnell

Douglas Sean O'Donnell
Senior Pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church - Elgin, Illinois

Instruction on Wisdom Literature
Exposition on Biblical Theology

Doug is Senior Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Elgin, Illinois. Before that he served as Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Practical Theology at Queensland Theological College in Brisbane, Australia. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton Graduate School, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; and a PhD candidate at the University of Aberdeen. Doug is the author of several books, including commentaries on the Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, the Gospel of Matthew, and John’s Epistles. With R. Kent Hughes, he wrote and edited The Pastor’s Book: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Pastoral Ministry.

J.I. PACKER
J.I. Packer

J.I. Packer
Professor of Theology, Regent College - Vancouver, British Columbia

Instruction on Systematic Theology

Jim is the Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He earned a BA, an MA, and a PhD from Oxford University before teaching at Oak Hill Theological College, Oxford University, Trinity College Bristol, and ultimately Regent College. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1953. He is a signer of the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, and has served as an executive editor of Christianity Today and as the General Editor of the English Standard Version of the Bible. He is the author of numerous academic and popular level works, including Knowing God, Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God, and God Has Spoken.

JONATHAN T. PENNINGTON
Jonathan T. Pennington

Jonathan T. Pennington
Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Louisville, Kentucky

Instruction on Gospels/Acts

Jonathan serves as Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned a BA from Northern Illinois University, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a PhD from University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland. He is the author of several academic works, including Heaven and Earth In the Gospel of Matthew and Reading the Gospels Wisely.

VAUGHAN ROBERTS
Vaughan Roberts

Vaughan Roberts
Rector, St. Ebbe's Church - Oxford, England

Instruction on Biblical Theology
Exposition on Biblical Theology

Vaughan is the Rector of St. Ebbe's Church in Oxford, where he has served since 1991. Vaughan attended Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, where he was also the President of the Christian Union. He has written several books, including God's Big PictureLife's Big QuestionsTurning PointsMissing the PointDistinctives, and True Worship. He also serves as the Chairman of 9:38, an organization which encourages people to consider full-time gospel ministry. Since 2009, he has also served as the President of the Proclamation Trust.

PHILIP G. RYKEN
Philip G. Ryken

Philip G. Ryken
President, Wheaton College - Wheaton, Illinois

Instruction on Epistles
Exposition on Old Testament Narrative

Phil is the president of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Before that, Phil served as Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Philadelphia. He received his Bachelors degree from Wheaton College, his Masters of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Divinity from Oxford University. He has authored numerous books, including commentaries on 1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary) and Exodus (Preach the Word Series). He also serves as a Council Member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and on the council of the Gospel Coalition.

CARRIES SANDOM
Carrie Sandom

Carrie Sandom
Associate Minister for Women and Pastoral Care, St. John's Church - Tunbridge Wells, England

Exposition on Old Testament Narrative
Exposition on Wisdom Literature

Carrie is Associate Minister for Women and Pastoral Care at St. John's Church, Tunbridge Wells in England. She has served in women’s and student ministry for almost 20 years. Carrie also trains women for Bible teaching ministry at the Cornhill Training Course in London and is a frequent speaker at ministry conferences and conferences for women all over the world. Carrie is the author of Different By Design: God's Blueprint for Men and Women.

WILLIAM TAYLOR
William Taylor

William Taylor
Rector, St. Helen's Bishopsgate - London, England

Exposition on Apocalyptic Literature

William studied at Cambridge University and served in the British Army as an officer in the Royal Green Jackets. He then studied theology at Ridley Hall, Cambridge and was ordained in 1991. He was then appointed curate at Christ Church, Bromley, in London. William joined St Helen’s Bishopsgate under Dick Lucas in 1995 and succeeded Dick as Rector in 1998. He authored Partnership (Christian Focus Publishers), a book on teaching the themes of Philippians as well as John’s Gospel: Read, Mark, Learn.

BARRY WEBB
Barry G. Webb

Barry G. Webb
Research Fellow, Moore Theological College - Sydney, Australia

Instructions on Prophetic Literature

Barry is a research fellow in Old Testament at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia where he has also served as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer since 1978 and held the post of Head of Old Testament Studies during 1991-2005. He has several academic degrees and credentials including a BA from Queensland, BDiv from London and PhD from Sheffield University. He also serves as an assistant editor for the Reformed Theological Review. He has written or edited numerous books and articles including the Bibles Speaks Today commentaries on Isaiah and Zechariah as well as Five Festal Garments: Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther.

STEPHEN J. WELLUM
Stephen J. Wellum

Stephen J. Wellum
Professor of Christian Theology, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Louisville, Kentucky

Instruction on Biblical Theology

Stephen is Professor of Christian Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned a BS from Roberts Wesleyan University and an MDiv and PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Before coming to SBTS, he served as a pastor in South Dakota and Kentucky. In addition to teaching, Stephen now serves as the Editor of the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology and is the author of several reviews, academic articles and book chapters, and is the co-author (with Peter J. Gentry) of Kingdom Through Covenant: A Biblical-Theological Understanding of the Covenants.

JOHN WOODHOUSE
John Woodhouse

John Woodhouse
Principal, Moore Theological College, - Sydney, Australia

Instructions on Old Testament Narrative

John is Principal of Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia. He completed degrees from London, Sydney and Manchester in Divinity and Old Testament Studies. Prior to serving as Principal at Moore Theological, he served as a senior lecturer. He also pastored Christ Church St. Ives for over a decade. John is most known for his work in the difficult task of teaching the Old Testament as Christian Scripture and has written several books, including volumes on 1 and 2 Samuel for the Preaching the Word series.