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Reflecting on the Word: Video Devotionals (Year C) consists of forty-three video devotionals from top biblical and theological scholars. The passages are keyed to seasons of the church year, allowing you to work through the reflections in sequence or in any order you prefer. Each segment includes a Scripture passage read aloud followed by a reflection. Questions at the end of each reflection allow you to respond to the material.

Author Bios

Rick Brannan

Rick Brannan has been interested in the Bible (specifically the New Testament), the writings of the early church, Hellenistic Greek, and their intersection with technology for years. His personal blog (sporadic postings) is called ricoblog. You can follow him on Twitter at @RickBrannan.

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Darrell L. Bock

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Darrell L. Bock, research professor of New Testament studies and professor of spiritual development and culture at Dallas Theological Seminary, serves as editor-at-large forChristianity Today, and is on the board of Chosen People Ministries and Wheaton College. From 2000 to 2001, Dr. Bock served as president of the Evangelical Theological Society.

He has earned international recognition as a Humboldt Scholar for his work in Luke-Acts, historical Jesus study, biblical theology, as well as with messianic Jewish ministries. He has published articles in the Los Angeles Times and The Dallas Morning News and is a well-known author of over 30 books. His publications include Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to Sources and Methods,Jesus According to Scripture, an NIV Application Commentary on Luke, Breaking the Da Vinci Code, and commentaries on Acts and Luke in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT) series.

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Craig Keener

Craig Keener

Dr. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, and is the author of 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today. One, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, has sold more than half a million copies. He has authored scholarly commentaries on Matthew, John (two volumes), Acts (four volumes), and more briefly on Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Revelation. Dr. Keener is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who spent 18 months as a refugee in her nation of Congo before their marriage.

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Fred Sanders

Fred Sanders (b. 1968) is associate professor of theology at Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute. A popular blogger and speaker, Sanders has authored numerous journal articles and written or contributed to several books, including The Image of the Immanent Trinity.

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Kenneth L. Waters

Kenneth L. Waters

Dr. Kenneth Waters, Sr., PhD, is professor of New Testament and associate dean of the division of religion and philosophy at Azusa Pacific University. He specializes in gospel studies, the Pauline Epistles, apocalyptic literature, biblical ethics, New Testament and early Christian literature, and African American religious history. In addition to being an active overseas missionary, he’s also served as a senior pastor for over 28 years.

He’s authored several books, including Afrocentric Sermons: The Beauty of Blackness in the Bible (Judson Press, 1993) and I Saw the Lord: A Pilgrimage through Isaiah 6 (Upper Room Books, 1996). He’s also written numerous articles and essays that have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, the Expository Times, the Lexington Theological Journal, and more. He’s a program chair of the New Testament Epistles and Apocalypse section of the Pacific Coast Region Society of Biblical Literature.

Dr. Waters is a contributing scholar to The Voice Bible project of the Ecclesia Bible Society and Thomas Nelson publishers. He’s been a featured presenter on The History Channel and It is Written Oceania TV broadcasts.

His wife, Deborah, is an elementary-school teacher in the San Bernardino School District and associate minister at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

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Chip Bennett

Chip Bennett

Dr. Chip Bennett is an online professor at Knox Theological Seminary, where he earned his DMin and MA. Both an academic and a pastor, Dr. Bennett serves as an adjunct professor teaching systematic theology and New Testament exegesis at Southeastern University and as a member of the Residential Faculty of the Alexandrian Forum, and he is the founding senior pastor of Grace Community Church in Sarasota, Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion.

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David Instone-Brewer

David Instone-Brewer

Dr. David Instone-Brewer graduated from South Wales Baptist College with the highest marks in that college’s history, and later earned his PhD from Cambridge University, where he studied early rabbinic exegesis. Dr. Instone-Brewer ministered at the Llanishen Baptist Church in Cardiff for five years, and is now research fellow and technical officer for Tyndale House, which is, arguably, among the three best libraries in the world for biblical studies.

Specializing in rabbinic studies, Dr. Instone-Brewer has been a regular contributor to Christianity magazine, and has written several books, including Traditions of the Rabbis from the Era of the New Testament.

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Gerald Bray

Gerald Bray

Dr. Gerald Bray is Research Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL, and Distinguished Professor of Theology at Knox Theological Seminary, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

He was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where he did his undergraduate work at McGill University. He completed his doctoral studies at the Sorbonne in Paris and went on to study theology in Cambridge. In 1978 he was ordained in the Church of England and served a parish in London for two years before going on to teach at Oak Hill College in London. He has been at Beeson since 1993.

Dr. Bray is the editor of the Anglican journal Churchman and has published a number of books, including the award-winning Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present (InterVarsity Press, 1996), Yours Is the Kingdom: A Systematic Theology of the Lord's Prayer(InterVarsity Press, 2007), God Is Love (Crossway, 2012), and his most recent work, God Has Spoken: A History of Christian Theology (Crossway, 2014).

Dr. Bray speaks several languages fluently. He has lived in Germany, Greece, and Russia, and he has taught in several European countries and Australia. He can often be found in one of the archives of the Church of England, researching parts of its history, on which he has also published a number of important works. He is also an avid swimmer and cyclist.

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Kenton C. Anderson

B.R.E., Northwest Baptist College; M.Min., M.Div., Northwest Baptist Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Having more than a decade of full-time pastoral ministry experience in Western Canada, Dr. Anderson understands how to effectively develop and lead vital local churches. With a doctorate in homiletics, he is well equipped to form a new generation of preachers and spiritual leaders. He is a member of the Academy of Homiletics and a charter member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. He has developed two websites: www.preaching.org, a forum for the discussion of preaching and culture, and www.evangelicalhomiletics.com, the official site of the EHS. Dr. Anderson teaches courses in Homiletics and Spiritual Formation.

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Joel Willitts

Joel Willitts

Dr. Joel Willitts is an associate professor in the biblical and theological studies department at North Park University. After graduating with a BS, he spent seven years in youth ministry in Texas, Florida, and Illinois. He earned a ThM (2000), an MPhil (2002), and a PhD (2007) from Cambridge University in England.

He has a wide breadth of experience within both the church and academia. Dr. Willitts has researched and published books, essays, and journal articles on the New Testament’s Jewish context. He is currently working on a Galatians commentary, a book on Jesus as the Davidic Son, and a book about sexual abuse.

Dr. Willitts’ passion for the local church has remained strong throughout his education and professional life. He is a fellow at the Center for Pastoral Theology, a group that promotes theology in and for the local church. He has been married to his wife, Karla, for 20 years, and they have six-year-old twins, Zion and Mary. They live in Saint Charles, Illinois.

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Warren A. Gage

Warren A. Gage

Dr. Warren Gage is founder and President of the Alexandrian Forum. He received his PhD and MA from the University of Dallas, his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. Previously, Dr. Gage served as Professor of Old Testament and Dean of Faculty at Knox Theological Seminary. While at Knox, he founded and directed the Christianity and Classical Studies graduate program. Dr. Gage is an ordained minister in the PCA and has authored numerous books and both scholarly and popular-level articles.

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Peter Leithart

Peter J. Leithart (born 1959) is an American author, minister, theologian and senior fellow of theology and literature as well as dean of graduate studies at New Saint Andrews College and holds a doctorate from Cambridge University. He was selected by the Association of Reformed Institutions of Higher Education to be one of the organization’s 2010–2012 Lecturers. He is the author of commentaries on the Book of Kings and the Book of Samuel, as well as a Survey of the Old Testament.

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