Courses Taught at Dallas International
Hebrew Textual Analysis
Hebrew Discourse Features
Hebrew Linguistics, Hebrew Discourse Analysis, Hebrew Exegesis
Teaching and Academic Experience
Dallas International – Fall 2013 to present
Dallas Theological Seminary, Visiting Professor – Spring 2015 to present
Assistant Editor for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary series – Spring 2015 to present
Contributor, Key Terms of the Old Testament project with SIL
Doctorate of Philosophy; Dallas Theological Seminary (Dallas, TX); 2012
Major: Biblical Studies focus of Old Testament
Dissertation: Grammatical Features of Direct Speech in Kings: Time Frame, Modality, and Discourse
Master of Theology; Dallas Theological Seminary (Dallas, TX); 2007
Major: Old Testament Studies
Thesis: The Paragogic Nun: A Study in the Book of Psalms
Bachelor of Arts; Howard Payne University (Brownwood, TX); 2000
Major: Practical Theology
Minor: Biblical Languages
Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic, Ugaritic, Akkadian, Edomite, Moabite
“The Calendar for Worship in Ancient Israel: Worship in the Feasts and Celebrations,” Biblical Worship: Theology for God’s Glory, (Kregel, 2021), pp. 68-81.
“In Defense of Yhwh’s Unmerited Grace in Judges: A Response to Frolov and Stetckevich.” Hebrew Studies 61 (2020): 197–211
“Discourse Analysis of Prophetic Oracles: Woe, Indictment, and Hope.” Hebrew Studies 60, (2019): 153–74
“Reassessing Repentance in Judges.” Bibliotheca Sacra. April-June 2012, 143-158.
Amos, Jonah, & Micah: Evangelical Exegetical Commentary, Lexham Press, 2019.
1 & 2 Kings: A Discourse Analysis of the Hebrew Bible, Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament, forthcoming, Zondervan Publishers.
Worldview and Language: Teaching Hebrew Through Ancient Eyes. National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2020 (Virtual)
The Uniformity of the Biblical Hebrew Verb System throughout Its Genres, co-authored with B. Webster, SW Regional Society of Biblical Literature, 2020 (Dallas, TX)
The Semantics of Teaching the Law: Theology and Lexemes, National Evangelical Theological Society, 2019 (San Diego, CA).
Amos 4:3b: Casting Aside Pomegranates, National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2017 (Providence, RI)
Answering Jonah’s Question: A Reexamination of Jonah 4:11, National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2016 (San Antonio, TX)
Pondering Micah’s Structure: A Syntactical Discourse Approach to Micah’s Problems, Nation Society of Biblical Literature and the National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2015 (Atlanta, GA)
Time Frame in the Direct Speech of Kings, National Evangelical Theological Society and the National Society of Biblical Literature, November 2012 (Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL)
Discourse Types and a Semantic Verbal Theory Combined, National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2012 (Milwaukee, WI)
Justification at Ugarit, National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2010 (Atlanta, GA)
Repentance in the Theology of Judges, National Evangelical Theological Society, November 2009 (New Orleans, LA)