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Ordained in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, of Second Presbytery. My call is to serve Erskine Seminary.
B.S. Drexel University, 1983 (Engineering) Certificate Introduction to Biblical Counseling, 1992 Certificate Advanced Certificate in Biblical Counseling, 1993 M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary, 1993 Ph.D. Westminster Theological Seminary, 1999
“The Proverbs and the Art of Persuasion,” JBC 14 no. 1 (1995): 6-17.
“The Book of Daniel and the Godly Counselor,” JBC 14 no. 2 (1996): 32-40.
Review of Daniel, by Stephen Miller. In WTJ 58 no. 2 (1996): 339-343.
“The Book of Daniel and Godly Counsel: Part 2,” JBC 15 no. 1 (1996): 52-61.
“Ecclesiastes and Counsel Under the Sun,” JBC 15 no. 2 (1997): 7-16.
“Cultivating the Vineyard: Solomon’s Counsel for Lovers,” JBC 15 no. 3 (1997): 8-20.
Cultivating the Vineyard: Studies in the Song of Solomon. Produced and directed by SDG Communications. 148 min. Willow Grove, PA: SDG, 1997. Videocassette.
“The Book of Job and Counsel in the Whirlwind,” JBC 17 no. 1 (1998): 31-43.
“Leviticus.” In The Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, eds. Tremper Longman, Leland Ryken, and Jim Wilhoit, 507-509. Downers Grove: IVP, 1998.
“Books of Samuel.” In The Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, eds. Tremper Longman, Leland Ryken, and Jim Wilhoit, 757-758. Downers Grove: IVP, 1998.
“Woman as the Object of Qohelet’s Search.” AUSS 39:1 (2001): 73-84.
The Song of Songs’ Cautionary Message Concerning Human Love. Peter Lang Pub., 2002.
"Critique of 'Habituation' as a Biblical Model of Change. JBC 21 no. 2 (2003): 67 - 83.
Song of Songs commentary for Expositor Bible Commentary Series (Zondervan). Hope in the Midst of a Hostile World: The Gospel According to Daniel. Gospel According to the OT Series. P&R, 2006.
Commentary for Tyndale House on the book of Proverbs
Article co-authored with Phil Monroe, Psy.D., on spiritual healing
"Song of Songs" and "The Watsf."
Essays for the Dictionary of Biblical Wisdom. IVP, 2006.
Commentary on Ruth for Expositor Bible Commentary Series (Zondervan).
Member, Society of Biblical Literature Fellow, Institute of Biblical Research Member, Evangelical Theological Society
Other Professional Experience
Reviewer for Psalms and the wisdom books for the New Century Version by Thomas Nelson Pub. Received the Leon McDill Allison Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002 - 2003.
Counseled at CCEF in Lavrock, PA 1994 - 2000.
Worked as an electrical engineer for 17 years, designing control systems and diagnostic circuits.
U.S. patent #5,121,061, “Phase Correction for Streaming Current Signal.”