Conversations Coast to Coast

In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock and Pastor Neil Tomba discuss cycling 3,000 miles across the United States, focusing on engaging in conversations about faith and Jesus with individuals from all walks of life.

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.

Neil Tomba

Neil Tomba is a Dallas Theology Seminary graduate and the Senior Pastor of Northwest Bible Church, where he has served the past 23 years. His wife Vela is currently a student at DTS, and he says she will replace him as senior pastor someday. In June 2019, they traveled together (Neil cycled) 2535 miles across the United States, from Costa Mesa, California to Annapolis, Maryland, having conversations about faith and Jesus with individuals from all walks of life.