The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible

By Mark Ward

Bible Truths

The Story of the Old Testament

By Mark Ward

Biblical Worldview

Creation, Fall, Redemption

By Mark Ward (et al.)

Bible Truths

Patterns for Christian Living

By Mark Ward

Bible Truths

The Life of Christ; Unit 4 on the Sermon on the Mount

By Mark Ward

Bibliology for Beginners

What Does the Bible Say about the Bible?

By Mark Ward


Lexham Context Commentary - Logos Edition

Lexham Context Commentary


Articles & Papers




in Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia


"American Idol, American Culture, the Christian Church, and Your Bible Study"

Modern Reformation


"Atheists Agree: Truth Is a Moral Issue"

Answers Magazine

"The Allure of the Iron Cage"

Reactions to Steven D. Smith's The Disenchantment of Secular Discourse


"Stanley Fish the Pragmatic Presuppositionalist"

Answers Research Journal

Full List

On Language & Scripture” (FrontLine Magazine, regular column)

How long halt ye between two opinions?
March/April 2014

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places
May/June 2014

But God commendeth his love toward us
July/August 2014

Sep/Oct 2014

Etymological Fallacy 1: Words don’t necessarily mean what they used to mean
Nov/Dec 2014

Etymological Fallacy 2: Fabulous
Jan/Feb 2015

Etymological Fallacy 3: Greek and Hebrew are the result of language change
Mar/Apr 2015

ImminentImmanent, and Eminent
May/June 2015

Pure Religion
July/August 2015

Sep/Oct 2015

Biblical Worldview
Nov/Dec 2015

John McWhorter and Bible Study
Jan/Feb 2016

Conservatism, Progressivism, and the English Language, part 1
Mar/Apr 2016

Conservatism, Progressivism, and the English Language, part 2
May/June 2016

The OED, part 1
July/August 2016

The OED, part 2
Sep/Oct 2016

Give Me the Text
Nov/Dec 2016

Let’s Stop Capitalizing Deity Pronouns
Jan/Feb 2017

How the KJV Takes God’s Words out of People’s Hands
Mar/Apr 2017

The Generic He
May/June 2017

Other People’s Grammar and Spelling Mistakes
July/August 2017

Water Closets and the Euphemism Treadmill
Sep/Oct 2017

Lexiles, Seuss, and the Bible
Nov/Dec 2017

Semantic Conservatism
Jan/Feb 2018

The Barbarians Might Could Getcha
Mar/Apr 2018

In the Greek
May/June 2018

David Bellos Is Wrong about the Bible and Language
July/Aug 2018

Australian English
Sep/Oct 2018

The Etymology of 'Atonement'
Nov/Dec 2018

Written vs. Spoken Language in Scripture'
Jan/Feb 2019

Anglicizing Bible Names
Mar/Apr 2019

Translating 'James'
May/June 2019

Bono and the Bible
July/Aug 2019

Neither Do They Spin
Sep/Oct 2019

Evangelical Is the New Evangelistic
Nov/Dec 2019

The Lexham English Septuagint
Jan/Feb 2020

Don't Cut Covenants
Mar/Apr 2020

The Pure Word New Testament
May/Jun 2020

Language and Redundancy
July/Aug 2020

A Perfect Bible
Sep/Oct 2020

Logos Blog

Over 200 articles and counting

“Do You Really Need to Know Hebrew?”
September 3, 2015

“Why Bible Typography Matters”
September 11, 2015

“Keep Track of Your Bible Study Notes with Logos”
September 18, 2015

“Get Help Learning Greek on Your Own”
September 24, 2015

“How to Instantly Spot NT Allusions to the OT”
October 8, 2015

“How to Filter the Information Flood with Logos”
October 15, 2015

“How to Find the Right Passage When Your Memory Fails”
October 22, 2015

“How Should We Number the 10 Commandments?”
October 29, 2015

“What Agape Really Means”
November 4, 2015

“Do You Break These Rules for Greek and Hebrew Study?”
November 12, 2015

“Middle-Eastern Man Forgiven 450 Gazillion Dollar Debt”
November 19, 2015

“A Bible Student’s Hidden Strength”
November 25, 2015

“How to Pronounce “Logos” and Other Important Evangelical Words”
November 26, 2015

“The Most Used Words in the Bible”
December 2, 2015

“How to Quickly Transliterate Greek and Hebrew”
December 3, 2015

“Do We Have to Choose Between Print and Digital?”
December 9, 2015

“Three Tips for Stirring Up Your Love for the Bible”
December 9, 2015

“Seeing the Forest and the Trees in Your Bible Study”
December 16, 2015

“Bible Translations and the Democracy of the Dead”
December 17, 2015

“The Most Christmasy Book in the Bible Isn’t What You Think”
December 22, 2015

“The Sermon on the Mount: Finding Happiness in the Flood”
December 30, 2015

“Start the New Year with a Free 30-Day Bible Study Course”
December 31, 2015

“On Christian Trinkets and Bad Exegesis”
January 6, 2016

“How to Search Your Entire Logos Library in a Flash”
January 7, 2016

“What if People Actually Studied Their Bibles?”
January 15, 2016

“How Good Are the Sermons You Preach to Yourself?”
January 20, 2016

“How To Search (or Any Website) in a Flash”
January 21, 2016

“Tim Challies and Going All in with Ebooks”
January 22, 2016

“5 Ways the Logos Pros Can Help with Your Bible Study”
January 28, 2016

“How to Do Bible Word Studies: A Fool-Proof Guide”
February 3, 2016

“Why 10 Translations May Be Better Than 1 Greek (or Hebrew) Bible”
February 4, 2016

“The Question That Reveals Everything You Believe About the Old Testament”
February 10, 2016

“How to Get the Most Out of Your Logos Home Page”
February 11, 2016

“What Your View of Judges 11 Says About Your View of the Entire Bible”
February 17, 2016

“The Logos Feature That Makes Using BDAG a Breeze”
February 18, 2016

“Why the Questions Jesus Asked Were about More Than Answers”
February 25, 2016

“What Do Lying Shrimp Have to Do with New Testament Exegesis?”
March 9, 2016

“Is the Word “Easter” in the Bible?”
March 11, 2016

“What Passage Should You Study This Easter?”
March 16, 2016

“How Do You Apply a Passage When It Has No Commands?”
March 23, 2016

“Introducing the New and Improved Logos Pro Training Page”
March 31, 2016

“Why Words Mean What They Do, and Why It Matters for Bible Study”
April 6, 2016

“Have I Lost My Old Logos or Libronix Books?”
April 7, 2016

“And They Were Exceedingly Astonished”
April 14, 2016

“The Power of Naming the Bible Study Practices You Do Naturally”
April 20, 2016

“An Advanced Bible Study Skill Anyone Can Master”
April 27, 2016

“Top Bible Study Resources, as Picked by the Logos Pros”
April 28, 2016

“Which Bible Translation Is Best? All the Good Ones.”
May 4, 2016

“How to Create Links to Specific Logos Resources”
May 5, 2016

“When (and How) to Use Multiple Bible Translations”
May 11, 2016

“5 Powerful Logos Capabilities You May Have Missed”
May 12, 2016

“How to Understand the New Testament’s Use of the Old Testament”
May 24, 2016

“5 Guidelines for Picking the Right Bible Translation”
May 25, 2016

“The Top 5 Ways to Go from Logos Novice to Logos Pro”
May 26, 2016

“The Power of Slowing Down Your Bible Study”
May 27, 2016

“Bible Translations in the “Mere Christian” Hallway”
June 1, 2016

“How to Avoid Plagiarism in Your Sermons and Papers”
June 2, 2016

“Should We “Dumb Down” the Bible When People Don’t Get It?”
June 14, 2016

“When and How to Use the Septuagint in Your Bible Study”
June 16, 2016

“Should We Dumb Down the Bible? Yes. (Sort of.)”
June 22, 2016

“How to Highlight a Book Like a Bible Nerd”
June 23, 2016

“What Should You Leave Out When You Teach the Bible?”
June 29, 2016

“How to Study a Psalm: Essential Steps for Starting Right”
July 6, 2016

“The Open Secret to Actually Reading the Bible Regularly”
July 7, 2016

“How to Study a Psalm: 4 Keys to Interpretation”
July 13, 2016

“How to Do a Bible Word Study on “Love””
July 14, 2016

“How to Apply a Psalm to Your Situation”
July 20, 2016

“How to Use a Commentary to Study the Psalms”
July 21, 2016

““Get behind Me” or “Be Gone”: How to Explore Textual Variants in Matthew 4”
July 27, 2016

“3 Tips for Using Logos on a Touchscreen Laptop”
July 28, 2016

“How Is Bible Study Like Ultimate Frisbee?”
August 10, 2016

“How to Choose Your Top Bibles in Logos”
August 11, 2016

“5 Ways Loving Your Neighbor Will Change Your Bible Teaching”
August 17, 2016

“How To Find a Bible Verse Fast”
August 18, 2016

“What to Do When You Find an Interpretive Quandary”
August 31, 2016

“6 Reasons Pastors Will Love the Sermon Editor in Logos 7”
September 1, 2016

“9 Reasons I Use Logos When I Preach”
September 6, 2016

“How to Know That You Know the Bible”
September 7, 2016

“3 Practical Tips to Keep in Mind When You Quote Scripture”
September 8, 2016

“How to Copy–Paste Bible Text from Logos without Leaving Your Word Processor”
September 14, 2016

“3 Things That Logos Can Do for the Lay Leader”
September 15, 2016

“Crush Your Exegesis Paper: 3 Secrets Every Student Should Know”
September 21, 2016

“3 Reasons Not to Panic over Bible Translation Revisions”
September 29, 2016

“2 Digital Bible Study Tips for Busy Moms”
October 5, 2016

“How to Quickly Find Every Rhetorical Question in the New Testament”
October 13, 2016

“How to Compare Translations Like a Bible Nerd”
October 19, 2016

“How to Make Your Logos Screen Look Like a Pro’s”
October 26, 2016

“3 Logos Shortcuts You Can Use Right Away”
November 2, 2016

“If the Bible Is Clear, Why Are There So Many Opinions?”
November 9, 2016

“Why Difficulties in the Bible Are a Good Thing”
November 16, 2016

“Why Do So Many Christians Disagree over the Bible?”
November 30, 2016

“10 Practical Tips for Family Devotions This Christmas”
December 7, 2016

“What Pop Music Can Teach Us about Interpreting Scripture”
December 21, 2016

“What If People Really Studied Their Bibles in 2017?”
December 30, 2016

“My Favorite Example of Engaging the Head & Heart in Preaching”
January 18, 2017

“3 Reasons You Should Read the Whole Bible This Year”
January 25, 2017

“What’s the Best Evangelism Strategy? Some Wisdom from John Piper”
February 16, 2017

“Is It Ever OK to Take Shortcuts in Bible Study?”
February 22, 2017

“Listen: Logos Bible Software on the Shaun Tabatt Show”
February 24, 2017

“How to Do a Bible Study on Abortion”
February 28, 2017

“How to Use—and How Not to Use—the Amplified Bible”
March 2, 2017

“The Power and Pitfalls of Studying Biblical Lists”
March 8, 2017

“What a Postmodern Literary Theorist Taught Me about Biblical Authority”
March 9, 2017

“Biblical Studies & the Myth of Neutrality”
March 22, 2017

“Which Are More Accurate: Literal or Non-Literal Bible Translations?”
March 29, 2017

“Video: How to Create, Deliver, and Publish a Powerful Sermon”
March 30, 2017

“How to Do Some Spring Cleaning in Your Logos Library”
April 5, 2017

“How to Search Your Highlights inside Logos”
April 12, 2017

“How What You Love Shapes How You Interpret the Bible”
April 26, 2017

“3 Tips for Discovering Biblical Connections in Logos”
April 27, 2017

“When Two Bible Translations Disagree, Which One Is Right?”
May 3, 2017

“The Power of Spotting Metaphors in Your Bible Study”
May 4, 2017

“Get Logos Training Made Especially for Academics”
May 9, 2017

“Why Pastors Should Use a Different Greek Text”
May 10, 2017

“A Simple New Way to Search Your Bible Inside Logos”
May 11, 2017

“Why We Need a New Kind of Hebrew Lexicon”
May 18, 2017

“A Simple Tip for Keeping Your Greek & Hebrew Skills Sharp”
May 24, 2017

“How to Create a Church Culture that Loves Bible Study”
May 25, 2017

“Has the Gospel-Centered Pendulum Swung Too Far?”
May 31, 2017

“You’ve Probably Never Seen the Real King James Version”
June 7, 2017

“Why We Should Stop Capitalizing Pronouns Referring to God”
June 8, 2017

“How to Customize the Copy Bible Verse Tool in Logos”
June 14, 2017

“How to Search Connections between Greek and English Bibles”
June 15, 2017

“5 Reasons Studying the Original Languages Is Worth the Pain”
June 21, 2017

“How to Get Free Logos Books and Other Swag”
June 22, 2017

“5 More Reasons Bible Teachers Should Learn Greek & Hebrew”
June 28, 2017

“3 Reasons Preachers Shouldn’t Publicly Contradict a Bible Translation”
July 5, 2017

“Why Does Logos Say “Dine” Is a Metaphor in Luke 14:1?”
July 6, 2017

“What Would the Author of Amazing Grace” Say about Social Media?””
July 26, 2017

“4 Simple Tips for Getting the Most out of Logos Bible Software”
July 27, 2017

“The Twist in the Sermon on the Mount That You Probably Missed”
August 23, 2017

“How I Prepare, Preach, and Publish Sermons When Time Is Short”
September 13, 2017

“Do We Have to Answer Every Tough Bible & Theology Question?”
September 14, 2017

“3 Free Logos Features That Make Seminary Easier”
September 16, 2017

“2 Quick Hacks That Will Help You Learn from Early Christians”
September 20, 2017

“3 Simple Ways to Find That Quote or Passage You Can’t Quite Remember”
September 21, 2017

“A New Translation of a Bible Translation Preface”
September 27, 2017

“What a 400-Year-Old Bible Preface Can Teach Us about Translations”
September 29, 2017

“3 Tips for Professors Training the Next Generation of Ministers”
October 4, 2017

“How Paragraph Breaks Can Help You Understand the Bible”
October 5, 2017

“4 Ways to Thank Your Pastor This Pastor Appreciation Month”
October 9, 2017

“Why Would a Church Ban the Bible?”
October 10, 2017

“Why Bible Teachers Should, Like, Care about Proper English”
October 25, 2017

“Why Logos’ Typography Matters”
October 26, 2017

“Why Luther’s 95 Theses Start with a Critique of a Bible Translation”
October 31, 2017

“What a Viral Video Tells Us about a Reformation Truth”
November 1, 2017

“Thinking of Getting Logos? Read This.”
November 2, 2017

“How to Be Truly Free: Become a Slave of Christ”
November 8, 2017

“3 Ways to Start Studying the Bible with the Logos Web App”
November 3, 2017

“The Hidden Figure behind Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest”
November 15, 2017

“Last Day: Get Started with Greek for Under $35”
November 22, 2017

“Misunderstanding the Most Common Old Testament Literary Device”
November 22, 2017

“Did Augustine Believe in Biblical Inerrancy?”
November 23, 2017

“Is There Anything New to Say about the Christmas Story?”
November 29, 2017

“How Evangelical Theologians Are Tackling the Doctrine of the Trinity”
December 6, 2017

“What Do We Really Know about the Three Wise Men?”
December 7, 2017

“5 Words You’re Probably Not Getting in the Christmas Story”
December 14, 2017

“Is the Pope Right or Wrong on “Lead Us Not Into Temptation”?”
December 15, 2017

“Evidence of God’s Grace amidst the “War on Christmas””
December 20, 2017

“How to Teach the True Meaning of Christmas to Your Kids”
December 25, 2017

“What’s the Difference between Lament and Complaint?”
December 27, 2017

“Tips on Psalm 2”
December 28, 2017

“How to Think Like a Christian Should”
December 31, 2017

“One Thing Every True Evangelical Has in Common”
January 19, 2018

“What Should New Testament Preachers Do with Old Testament Promises?”
January 25, 2018

“3 Reasons You Should Read the Work of James K.A. Smith”
January 31, 2018

“What Makes a Good Biblical Scholar?”
February 1, 2018

“Verily, God Did Not Say “Thou Shalt Not Steal””
February 7, 2018

“Search Logos for Things, Not Words”
February 8, 2018

“The RSV Takes on the KJV”
February 14, 2018

“A Systematic Theology for Black History Month”
February 28, 2018

“If Commentaries Were Sports Teams”
March 7, 2018

“How to Spot a Falsely Attributed Quotation”
March 14, 2018

“3 Reasons To Study Greek, and 3 Reasons Not To”
March 15, 2018

“Good and Bad Goals for Studying New Testament Greek”
March 21, 2018

“How to Use a Critical Commentary If You’re an Evangelical”
March 29, 2018

“Some Say Easter” Is Pagan. Is it Really?””
April 2, 2018

“How to Write a Funeral Sermon”
April 11, 2018

“The Key to Not Being a Bad Bible Reader”
April 18, 2018

“Should Barbarians Get to Have God’s Words?”
May 8, 2018

“4 Simple Language Principles That Will Improve Your Bible Study”
May 9, 2018

“What’s the First Thing You Need to Know About NT Greek?”
May 17, 2018

“The Easy Way to Do a Responsible Bible Word Study”
May 30, 2018

“How to Use Logos Like a BibleWorks Pro”
June 6, 2018

“How to Choose Your Next Read”
June 13, 2018

“How to Do a Bible Word Study in English the Easy Way”
June 20, 2018

“Search Original Languages for Word Meaning with Unique Logos Tools”
June 27, 2018

“Someone Plagiarized My Book a Century Before I Was Born”
July 3, 2018

“5 Reasons Studying Greek Is Worth the Pain”
July 19, 2018

“Why We Do What We Do: C.S. Lewis on Motivation”
September 18, 2018

“On Misquoting C.S. Lewis (and Knowing an Author’s Voice)”
September 20, 2018

“Language Cannot Sit Still, Even in Church”
September 27, 2018

“Why Luther’s 95 Theses Start with a Critique of a Bible Translation”
October 25, 2018

“3 Sanity Checks for Odd Bible Interpretations”
Mar 2019

“Include Systematic Theology in Your Bible Exposition”
May 2019

“Review: An Introduction to the Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge”
Jun 2019

“3 Free Logos Features That Make Seminary Easier”
Aug 2019

“5 Words You’re Probably Not Getting in the Christmas Story”
Dec 2019

“Never Take a Verse Out of Context Again with the New Lexham Context Commentary”
Feb 2020

“How to See Changes in the ESV (though They Don’t Matter Much)”
Feb 29, 2020

“Tattoo-Inspired New Testament Exegesis”
May 19, 2020

Logos Academic Blog

All articles

“Diminutives and the Nelly Effect”
Oct 28, 2015

“Helping Students Keep Up with Greek”
Nov 4, 2015

“Words of Delight”
Nov 13, 2015

“Why Do People Learn Κοινή Greek?”
Nov 17, 2015

“Greek Is Not Math”
Nov 25, 2015

“Moisés Silva Writes a Personal Note About the New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology and Exegesis”
Dec 2, 2015

“Did Jesus Speak Greek?”
Dec 9, 2015

“The Big Fat Greek Family Tree”
Dec 16, 2015

“Seeing James in Higher Definition”
Mar 3, 2016

“Fighting the Good Fight: When Translations Differ over a Metaphor”
Aug 24, 2017

“Grass Roots Ablaze: An Interview with Mark Ward about His Book Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible”
Feb 19, 2020

Lexham Press Blog

All articles

“How KJV-Only Christians Responded to Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible”
Aug 14, 2018

“Why Do I Have to Learn this STuff?! Christian Answers for the Start-of-School”
Sep 12, 2018

Faithlife Blog

All articles

“I. Howard Marshall, 1934–2015”
Dec 23, 2015

“Evaluating C.S. Lewis’ ‘Liar, Lunatic, or Lord’ Trilemma”
Apr 13, 2016

“Why Would a Church Ban the Bible?”
Oct 24, 2018

“How’s Your Biblical Literacy? Deepen Your Knowledge with This New Podcast.”
Oct 31, 2019

“For the Love of Scripture and Its Readers: Interview with Mark Ward”
Mar 22, 2019

Word Nerd: Language and the Bible

Backpage column, Bible Study Magazine

Etymology is the Quaint Science
Nov/Dec 2020

Other Articles by Date

The Baptist General Conference
Mack Library Research Report, June 2005

The Young Fundamentalists Survey: Summary and Analysis
Mack Library Research Report, June 2005

“Choosing Bible Software”
Today’s Christian Preacher, Summer 2007, pp. 7-9

Christian’s Dangerous Book
Modern Pilgrim

Gospel-Centered Buzzwords
FrontLine Magazine, July/Aug, 2012

Straight Cuts: Proverbs 1:7
FrontLine Magazine, Sep/Oct, 2012

Introduction to the Bible
For all Bibles produced by Bibles International, 2012

Introduction to the Old Testament
For all Bibles produced by Bibles International, 2012

Introduction to the New Testament
For all Bibles produced by Bibles International, 2012

How To Do Word Studies (And How Not To Do Them)
FrontLine Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2012

The Dwarfs Are for the Dwarfs: Stanley Fish The Pragmatic Presuppositionalist” PDFHTML
Answers Research Journal, vol. 6, 2013; first presented at Bible Faculty Summit, Aug 1, 2012, Northland International University

Review: Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling, by Andy Crouch, in The Artistic Theologian, vol. 1, 2012.

The Hermeneutics of Homosexuality
FrontLine Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2013

The Allure of the Iron Cage: Reactions to Steven D. Smith’s The Disenchantment of Secular Discourse.”
Bible Faculty Summit, Aug 6, 2014, Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, PA.

The Ardennes Counteroffensive and Luke’s Account of the Virgin Birth
FrontLine Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2014

Wicked Ignorance: A Creationist Agrees with Richard Dawkins
Answers Magazine; October, 2015

Labeling Your Bible Reading Intuitions
Bible Study Magazine, May/June 2016

And They Were Exceedingly Astonished
Bible Study Magazine, May/June 2016

The Story of ͗Ἀρσενοκοίτης according to BDAG
Bible Faculty Summit, July 27, 2016, Maranatha Bible Univeristy, Watertown, WI.

A Muslim Reads the Bible
FrontLine, July/Aug 2016)

Dear Paul
Bible Study Magazine, July/Aug 2016

“Run a Quick Search for Rhetorical Questions”
Bible Study Magazine, Nov/Dec 2016

American Idol, American Culture, the Christian Church, and Your Bible Study
Modern Reformation, Nov/Dec 2016).

“Exploring the Old Testament Law in Context”
Bible Study Magazine, Jan/Feb 2017

New Tools for Teaching Textual Criticism to Laypeople
Bible Faculty Summit, Aug 2, 2017, Appalachian Bible College, Mount Hope, WV.

“Typography in Early Reformation Vernacular Bibles”
Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting, Nov 17, 2017, Providence, RI.

3 Ways to Graciously Engage KJV-Only Believers
The Gospel Coalition, July 26, 2018

"Can We Trust the Biblical Manuscripts?"
Cover story, Bible Study Magazine, Sep-Oct 2018.

A New Tool for Teaching Textual Criticism to English Speakers
Evangelical Textual Criticism, April 11, 2019

How to Mind Your Own Business When Everyone’s Sharing Theirs
The Gospel Coalition, Jan 4, 2020

Teacher, Watch Your Jargon
The Gospel Coalition, Feb 27, 2020

Review of Robert Alter's The Art of Bible Translation
Puritan Reformed Journal 12:1 (2020), 207–212.

A Rising Tide Sinks All Boats: The Legacy Standard Bible and Stewarding the Church’s Trust
Evangelical Textual Criticism, June 15, 2020

I Don’t Know How I Learned Anything
Didaktikos (Sep 2020), 44.

How to Rescue People from the Trap of KJV-Onlyism
Credo Magazine (Oct 9, 2020).

Don’t Be a One-Bible-Version-Onlyist
Credo Magazine (Oct 16, 2020).

Forthcoming Book Review
The Gospel Coalition (Nov 2020).

Lectures and Seminars

Multiple BibleWorks and Logos Training Sessions, 2004ff.

Approximately 100 Bible and Bible Integration Presentations, 2007ff.—BJU Press

Shaping a Biblical Worldview through the Study of Literature
online CHART webinar, BJU Press, Nov. 10, 2011

Technology Giveth” and “Technology Taketh Away
Reformed Baptist Seminary, Jan 24, 2012

“Stanley Fish and Christian Apologetics”
two lectures, Bob Jones Seminary Apologetics course, Jan 22 and 24, 2013

Using BibleWorks and Logos
Mount Calvary Baptist Church Whetstone Conference, June 6, 2013.

“The One Story of Scripture”
Bob Jones Academy Faculty In-Service, Aug 12, 2013.

West Virginia Christian Education Association Conference, Sep 25–26, 2013 & Grandview Christian School ACTS Conference, Oct 24–25, 2013

  • “How to Set Up a Cheap but Attractive Church/School Website”
  • “The One Story of Scripture”
  • “By Faith We Understand: Forming a Biblical Worldview”

“Which Bible Software Should I Buy? Accordance, BibleWorks, or Logos?”
BJU Greek Forum, April 10, 2014

Reformed Baptist Seminary Hermeneutics Module, May 9, 2014. BibleWorks, Logos, Accordance lectures.

Screencasts supporting and extending NT 251 (“The Sermon on the Mount”) and NT305 (New Testament Theology); Logos Mobile Ed; 2014–2015.

Why Bible Typography Matters
Mount Calvary Baptist Church combined adult Sunday School, Jan 25, 2015.

“Why Bible Typography Matters”
Logos’ BibleTech Conference, May 1, 2015.

Creation, Fall, Redemption
Three messages at Grace Baptist Church of Victoria, British Columbia; Oct 11–12, 2015.

Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption
Block class, Foundation Baptist College, Edmonton, Alberta; May 9–14, 2016.

“Why the Standard View of Agape Is Wrong and What We Should Preach Instead”
Pastors FAST Class, Meadowlands Baptist Church, Edmonton, Alberta; May 9–10

Asia Center for Advanced Christian Studies Lectures

Let’s Talk Marijuana, hosted by, part of Back to the Bible Canada; Feb 22, 2018, Surrey, B.C.

Hill Creek Christian School kick-off message, Sep 5, 2018

Bible and Apologetics Family Conference; Sep 8, 2018

  • How Can Christians Know that We Know the Truth?
  • Who Decided What’s in My Bible?

Bibliology Lectures for Communion Church, Mount Vernon; Oct 3 and 17, 2018

  • Transmission: How Were the Words of the Bible Preserved and Copied?
  • Translation: How Was the Bible Translated from Its Original Languages?

SNT 614, Exposition of Romans; Spring, 2019

BJU Seminary Online MDiv

BibleTech Conference, Seattle; April 11–12, 2019

Reformed Baptist Seminary, Sacramento, CA; Sep 19–20, 2019

Linguistics, Bible Translation, and Hermeneutics Lectures
  1. How Words Mean, Part 1: An Introduction to Linguistics
  2. How Words Mean, Part 2: Exegetical Fallacies
  3. Bible Translation, Part 1: Theories of Bible Translation
  4. Bible Translation Part 2: Characteristics of Major Bible Translations
  5. Bible Translation Part 3: How to Help Your Congregation Use Bible Translations Profitably
  6. An Evaluation of Confessional Bibliology
  7. How to Handle KJV-Only Sheep, Or, How to Inoculate Your Congregation Against One-Version Onlyism

Grace Baptist Church of Rochester, WA; Oct 10–11, 2020

Bible Conference: Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption
  1. Worldview
  2. Creation
  3. Fall
  4. Redemption
  5. Q&A


InDoubt Podcast, Back to the Bible Canada: Can I Smoke Pot?

Shaun Tabbat Show, Can I Smoke Pot?

InDoubt Podcast, Back to the Bible Canada: English Bible Translations

A talk with my linguistics hero John McWhorter on Lexicon Valley.

A talk with Isaac Dagneau on the InDoubt podcast from Back to the Bible Canada.

A talk with John Marino on the CrossView podcast.

A talk with Travis Montgomery on the Exegetical Tools podcast.

A talk with Shaun Tabbat on the Shaun Tabbat Show.

A talk with Tyler Robbins of Sharper Iron in a video chat; great discussion.

A talk with Kristin Tetteh of Faithlife in a Facebook Live interview.

A talk with Eric Walker of Ignite a Nation.

A talk with the Bible Gateway.

A talk with Kerby Anderson on Point of View Live.

A talk with Janet Mefferd on Janet Mefferd Today.

A talk with Kevin Thompson on the Basic Bible podcast.

A talk with Joe Taylor of Faith on the Edge.

A talk with Carmen Laberge of Reconnecting Faith.

A talk with Bob Crittenden of the Meeting House.

A tlak with DJ Harry on Let’s Talk Church.

A talk with Roger Marsh of The Bottom Line on KBRT.

A talk with Zach Bartels on the These Go to 11 podcast.

A talk with Zack Groff on the Confessing Our Hope Podcast of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

A talk with Aimee Byrd, Carl Trueman, and Todd Pruit on Mortification of Spin.

A talk with the guys at Bridge Ministries.

A talk with J.A. Medders on the HomeRow podcast.

A talk with Jason K. Allen on the Preaching and Preachers podcast.

A talk with Nick Kennicot, et al., of Wrath and Grace Radio.

A talk with John Marino on the CrossView Podcast for a second time!

A talk with John Hall on WORD FM 101.5, Pittsburgh.

A talk with Empty Tomb Media.

A talk with Mike Jackson on the Free Born Podcast.

A three-part talk with Mike Jackson on the Frisch Perspective: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.


B.A. in Bible (minor: Graphic Design)

Bob Jones University, 2001

M.A. in Bible

Bob Jones Seminary, 2003

Ph.D. in New Testament Interpretation

Bob Jones Seminary, 2012

Positions Held


Various Roles at Faithlife, Makers of Logos Bible Software
(2020–present) Editor in Chief, Bible Study Magazine
  • Prepare and shepherd issues of Bible Study Magazine
  • Host Bible Study Magazine Podcast
  • Write regular Word Nerd column with accompanying video
(2017–2020) Academic Editor, Lexham Press
  • Edited platform projects for Faithlife/Logos Bible Software and the occasional book for Lexham Press.
(2015–2017) Logos Pro


Secondary Bible Writer, BJU Press
  • Wrote Bible textbooks for 7th-12th graders in Christian schools and home schools, including the 500-page 12th grade textbook, Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption.
  • Assisted the Biblical Worldview Team in consulting with authors of all product lines to ensure that BJU Press materials are truly shaping a Christian worldview and not just claiming to do so.


National newsletter editor

Produced a monthly newsletter for churches summarizing major news stories in religion, government, and society.


Research Assistant

Read, categorized, and summarized 3,000 articles covering all aspects of religion and society for use in a religious study center.


Designer for Whatever Churches Need, Especially Websites, Forward Design

(A persistent side job because I care, and because my avocation might as well benefit others) Logo design, branding, site design, consultation, photography, and web hosting for churches.