About the Contributors

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) for 2000–2001, writes for the Christianity Today’s Places and Space series, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College, Chosen People Ministries, and the Institute for Global Engagement.. His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Wayne Walker

Wayne Walker, founder of Our Calling, continues to serve as its executive director and pastor to the homeless. Wayne earned a master’s degree in cross cultural ministry from DTS and was called to befriend and minister to men and women in the homeless community while he was completing his studies. During that time he established personal, discipleship-oriented relationships with homeless individuals, many in the same urban setting where he and his family continue to work today. Wayne and his wife Carolyn, have been married twenty-one years and have four children ranging in age from 12–19.