(Candidate) Ph.D. (Jewish Studies), Durham University
2008 Ph.D. (New Testament), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
2003 M.A. (Biblical Studies), Yale University Divinity School
2001 Additional Studies, Harvard Divinity School
2000 B.A. (Biblical Studies), Criswell College
2005-present Assistant Professor of Greek and New Testament, Criswell College, Dallas, TX
2004-2005 Adjunct Professor of New Testament, Southeastern College at Wake Forest, NC
2003-2005 Adjunct Professor of New Testament, Criswell College
2002-2003 Assistant Pastor, Calvary Baptist Chinese Church
'They Went Out From Us': The Identity of the Opponents in First John. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der alteren Kirche 177. Berlin: Walter DeGruyter, 2011. Xviii, 462pp.
"Philemon." Pages 182-85 in Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey, eds. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Daniel Treier, and N. T. Wright. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008.
"As it was in the Days of Noah: The Prophets' Typological Interpretation of Noah's Flood." Criswell Theological Review n.s. 5/1 (Fall, 2007): 33-51.
"Philemon." Pages 586-88 in Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of Scripture, eds. N. T. Wright and Kevin J. Vanhoozer. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005.
Entries on "Anointing," "Dual Covenant Theory," and "Syncretism" in Baker Dictionary of Cults and World Religions, ed. H. Wayne House. Forthcoming from Baker.
Papers and Presentations
"Teaching Greek Communicatively." Invited Lectures at Abilene Christian University, April 29, 2011.
"Is Biblical Greek Oral-Aural Pedagogy Worthwhile?" Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages Group, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA
"Food, Fellowship, and Favoritism: Early Christian Meals as the Setting for James 2:1-9," Southwest Commission on Religious Studies, 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX
"Picturing Greek: How Modern Language Teaching Methods Can Help Us Teach Greek Vocabulary," 2008 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Providence, RI
"Do We Need a Teacher? Making Sense of 1 John 2:27," 2007 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, CA
"As it was in the Days of Noah': Flood Typology, the Use of the Old Testament and Eschatological Expectation in 1 Enoch and the New Testament," 2006 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Washington, D.C.
"Did Jesus and Paul Disagree about Money and Missions? Reading 1 Corinthians 9 in Dialogue with the Synoptic Mission Traditions," 2005 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Valley Forge, PA
"The Living End: The Theological and Narratival Function of Acts' Conclusion," 2004 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Antonio, TX
New Testament Survey I/II
New Testament Introduction I/II
Seminar on Christology and Monotheism in the New Testament