Dr. Darrell Bock, Executive Director of Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, and Dr. Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of LifeWay Research Division, discuss issues surrounding the status of evangelicalism.

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, the Institute for Global Engagement, and Christians in Public Service (CIPS). 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.

Ed Stetzer

Dr. Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission and Evangelism at Wheaton College, serves a s Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton, and serves as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. He has also taught at many other colleges and seminaries. Dr. Stetzer has earned two master’s degrees as well as two doctorates, and is the author or editor of hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is the Regional Director for Lausanne North America and publishes research through Mission Group. He is the Founding Editor of The Gospel Project, a curriculum used by more than 1.7 million individuals each week for Bible study. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors, and church planters on 6 continents, and his national radio show, Ed Stetzer Live, airs Saturdays. He serves as interim teaching pastor of Moody Church in Chicago and as teaching pastor at Highpoint Church.