An African-American Story

Darrell L. Bock and Jurrita Williams discuss her family history and the challenge of developing unity amidst diversity.

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.

Jurrita Williams

Jurrita Williams is a ThM student at DTS from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and is a former educator and youth pastor.  She lives to take the truths of Scripture and curate a story that tells the Story. Her heart burns for Christ as her Savior and loves abiding as a catalyst in assisting others in joining her enkindled journey with Him.  Jurrita is the first woman to serve as DTS student council president (2017-2018).