Respectfully Engaging Sikhism

In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock and Sukhwant Bhatia discuss Sikhism, focusing on the draw of the religion and Christian engagement.

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.

Sukhwant Bhatia

Sukhwant S. Bhatia is the President & CEO of Seek Partners International. In 1981, he came to Christ from a Sikh background after an exhaustive 4+ years of comparative study of other religions with the Bible.  He is the first Sikh convert to have graduated from DTS with a ThM degree and probably the first in the history of Christianity.  Sukhwant earned his PhD in Higher Education Administration at the University of North Texas, in collaboration with DTS. Dr. Bhatia teaches at Higher Christian Education Institutions in the least Christian region of the world, providing consultation to various ministry projects, training Bible translators and heading Bible translation projects in Hindi and Punjabi languages, recruiting and developing team leaders and providing consultation and working partnerships to international organizations in Asia.