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1985 – New York University, Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Literatures

1981 – New York University, M. A., Near Eastern Languages and Literatures

1977 – Queens College, B. A., Hebrew Language


2009 to present – Denver Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado, Adjunct Professor in Messianic Jewish Studies; Southern Evangelical Seminary, Matthews, North Carolina, Adjunct Professor of Bible; Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina, Adjunct Professor in Old Testament and Hebrew

2008 to present – The King’s Seminary, Van Nuys California, Adjunct Professor in Messianic Jewish Studies

2001 to present – FIRE School of Ministry, Concord, North Carolina (originally Pensacola, Florida), President and Professor of Practical Theology

1996 to 2000 – Brownsville Revival School of Ministry, Pensacola, Florida, President and Professor of Practical Theology

1998 – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Visiting Professor of Old Testament

1997 – Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Mission, Visiting Professor of Jewish Apologetics

1995 – Regent University School of Divinity, Adjunct Professor of Old Testament and Jewish Studies

1987– 1993 – Messiah Biblical Institute and Graduate School of Theology, Dean and Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies (President in 1993)

1983– 1987 – Christ for the Nations Institute of Biblical Studies, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language

1983–1985 – Valley Forge Christian College, New York Extension School, Instructor of Old Testament and Hebrew


2015 – Outlasting the Gay Revolution: Where Homosexual Activism is Really Going and How to Turn the Tide (Washington, DC: WND Books)

2015 – The Fire that Never Sleeps: Keys for Sustaining Personal Revival (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

2014 – Can You Be Gay and Christian? Responding with Love and Truth to Questions about Homosexuality (Lake Mary, FL: Frontline Books)

2014 – Hyper-Grace: Exposing the Dangers of the Modern Grace Movement (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House)

2013 – Authentic Fire: A Response to John MacArthur’s Strange Fire (Lake Mary, FL: Excel Publishers)

2012 – In the Line of Fire: 70 Articles from the Front Lines of the Culture Wars (Concord, NC: EqualTime Books)

2012 – The Real Kosher Jesus: Revealing the Mysteries of the Hidden Messiah (Lake Mary, FL: Frontline)

2011 – A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been (Concord, NC: EqualTime Books)

2010 – Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, Vol. 5: Traditional Jewish Objections (San Francisco: Pomegranate Publications)

2010 – “Jeremiah,” in The Expositor’s Bible Commentary Revised Edition (Grand Rapids: Zondervan)

2007 – What Do Jewish People Think about Jesus? And Other Questions Christians Ask about Jewish Beliefs, Practices and History (Grand Rapids: Chosen)

2006 – Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, Vol. 4: New Testament Objections (Grand Rapids: Baker)

2003 – Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, Vol. 3: Messianic Prophecy Objections (Grand Rapids: Baker)

2002 – Revolution in the Church: Challenging the Religious System with a Call for Radical Change (Grand Rapids: Chosen)

2001 – The Revival Answer Book: Rightly Discerning the Contemporary Revival Movements (updated and revised version of Let No One Deceive You; Ventura, CA: Renew)

2000 – Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, Vol. 2: Theological Objections (Grand Rapids: Baker)

2000 – Revolution! The Call to Holy War (Ventura, CA: Renew)

2000 – Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, Vol. 1: General and Historical Objections (Grand Rapids: Baker)

1999 – Go and Sin No More: A Call to Holiness (Ventura, CA: Regal)

1997 – Let No One Deceive You: Confronting the Critics of Revival (Shippensburg, PA: Revival Press)

1996 – From Holy Laughter to Holy Fire: America On the Edge of Revival (expanded version of High-Voltage Christianity; Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1995 – Israel’s Divine Healer (Studies in Old Testament Biblical Theology; Grand Rapids: Zondervan)

1995 – High-Voltage Christianity (Lafayette, LA: Huntington House)

1993 – It’s Time to Rock the Boat: A Call to God’s People to Rise Up and Preach a Confrontational Gospel(Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1992 – Our Hands Are Stained With Blood: The Tragic Story of the “Church” and the Jewish People(Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1991 – Whatever Happened to the Power of God: Is the Charismatic Church Slain in the Spirit or Down for the Count? (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1990 – How Saved Are We? (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1989 – The End of the American Gospel Enterprise (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image)

1985 – Compassionate Father or Consuming Fire: Who is the God of the Old Testament? (Bethesda, MD: Messianic Vision Press)


Forthcoming – “Jewish Tradition and the Deity of Yeshua: A Response to Joe Shulam”

Forthcoming – “Isaiah 53 According to the Jewish Interpreters”

2009 – “Reflections on Hindrances to Jewish Evangelism,” Mishkan 60:65-68

2008 – “Messianic Jewish Reflections on the Holocaust and Jewish Evangelism,” Mishkan 56:10-23

2005 – Review of David Klinghoffer, Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point of Western History (New York: Doubleday, 2005), Mishkan 44:82-87

2004 – “rapa’,” in Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament 13:593-602 (Eng. version of “rapa’,” 1991, below)

2000 – “Messianic Judaism and Jewish Jesus Research,” Mishkan 33:36-48

1999 – Review of Dan Cohn-Sherbok, The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997), in Journal for the Evangelical Theological Society 42:515-517

1998 – “Was There a West Semitic Asklepios?”, Ugarit Forschungen 29:133-154.

1998 – “Kipper and Atonement in the Book of Isaiah,” in Kî Barukh Hû’: Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Judaic Studies for Baruch A. Levine, R. Chazan, W. W. Hallo, and L. H. Schiffman, eds. (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns), 189-202.

1997 – “Abba Saul,” and 27 other articles in the Oxford Dictionary of Jewish Religion, G. Wigoder and R. J. Werblosky, eds. (New York: Oxford University Press)

1997 – “Lamentations, Theology of,” in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, W. VanGemeren, ed. (Grand Rapids: Zondervan), 4:884-893

1997 – “repa’îm,” in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 3:1173-1180

1997 – “b-r-k,” in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 1:757-767

1997 – “’-š-r, ’ašrê,” in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 1:570-572

1997 – “r-p-’,” with A. Kam-Yau Chan and Thomas B. Song, in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 3:1162-1172

1997 – “qeren,” in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 3:990-992

1997 – “Flock, etc.,” with Michael S. Moore, in The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis

1996 – “Remnant; Proverb; Prophetic Symbolism; Sickness and Disease; Servant of the Lord,” in The Everyday Study Bible, Tremper Longman, III and Joel Green, eds. (Dallas: Word)

1994 – “The Issue of the Inspired Text: A Rejoinder to David Bivin,” Mishkan 20:53-63

1993 – “Unequal Weights and Measures: A Critique of the Methodology of the Anti-Missionaries,” Messianic Literature Outreach

1992 – “Recovering the Inspired Text? An Assessment of the Work of the Jerusalem School in the Light ofUnderstanding the Difficult Words of Jesus,” Mishkan 17/18:38-64

1991 – “rapa’,” Theologische Wörterbuch zum alten Testament, H.-J. Fabry and H. Ringgren, eds. (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer), 7:618-626

1987 – “‘Is it Not?’ or ‘Indeed!’: hl in Northwest Semitic,” MAARAV 4:201-219


1999 – “True and False Conversion,” in Randy Clark, ed., Power, Holiness, and Evangelism (Shippensburg: Destiny Image), 41-50

1996 – “Tradition or Truth,” in Sid Roth, ed., They Thought for Themselves (Brunswick, GA: MV Press), 101-118

1990 – “Advanced Dialogue,” and “Keys to Understanding Messianic Prophecy,” in Sid Roth, Time is Running Short (Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image), 125-163

1987 – Yeshua: Who is He? (Bethesda, MD: Messianic Vision Press)


1986/7 – Listed in the first edition of Who’s Who in Biblical Studies and Archaeology 1986-1987 (Washington, D.C: Biblical Archaeology Society, 1986)

1981 – New York University – Grant for the Study of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures

1980 – New York University – Abraham I. Katsch Scholarship

1978 – Queens College – Labor Zionist Alliance Pact Award for Excellence in Hebrew

1978 – Queens College – Honors in Hebrew