Dan was born in Kansas City, Missouri and grew up in Richardson, Texas. He was raised in a Christian home and came to faith in Christ as a young boy. Mr. Duncan graduated from Texas Christian University in 1971 and Dallas Theological Seminary in 1976. He has attended Believers Chapel since 1967 and has been involved in the ministry at the Chapel since 1974. Aside from pastoral ministry, Mr. Duncan is the primary teacher for the Ministry of the Word service on Sunday mornings.
Dan Wallace s professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, the purpose of which is digitizing all known Greek manuscripts of the New Testament via digital photographs.
James Innell Packer (born in Gloucester, England) is a British-born Canadian Christian theologian in the Calvinistic Anglican tradition. He currently serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is considered to be one of the most important evangelical theologians of the late 20th century.
James Montgomery Boice (1938-2000) was a successful inner city pastor and articulate spokesman for the Reformed faith in America and around the world. He was the pastor of Philadelphia’s historic Tenth Presbyterian Church (1968-2000) and his teaching continues to be aired on The Bible Study Hour radio and Internet broadcast. In 1996 he brought The Bible Study Hour, God’s Word Today magazine, Philadelphia Conference of Reformation Theology, and other Bible teaching ministries under the umbrella of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Inc.
John H. Gerstner (1914-1996) was Professor of Church History at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and an authority on the life and theology of Jonathan Edwards. He earned both a Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Theology degree from Westminster Theological Seminary. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Harvard University in 1945. He pastored several churches before accepting a professorship at Pittsburgh-Xenia theological Seminary, where he taught church history for over 30 years. He was a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., and adjunct professor at Knox theological Seminary in ft. Lauderdale, FL. The author of many books and articles, his magnum opus is the three volume set, The Rational Biblical Theology of Jonathan Edwards.
Dr. Johnson was Professor of New Testament from 1950 to 1972 and Professor of Systematic Theology from 1972 to 1977 at Dallas Theological Seminary. He served as Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School at Deerfield, IL and also was Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Tyndale Theological Seminary, Amsterdam, Netherlands. He accomplished graduate work at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, SMU, Dallas and the University of Basel, Switzerland. Dr Johnson was engaged in pastoral ministry for about 45 years. He went to be with the Lord on January 28, 2004.
Dr. William J. McRae was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, where he became a believer in Jesus Christ in his early teens. He is a graduate of Emmaus bible School, 1954; Toronto Teachers College, 1955; Queens University, 1966; and Dallas Theological Seminary, 1970, 1983. A former school teacher, Dr. McRae has been engaged in a Bible teaching and pastoral ministry for the past twenty-seven years in Canada and the United States. From 1966 to 1975 he was involved in a pastoral and Bible teaching ministry in Believers Chapel. Since 1982 he has been president of Ontario Bible College and Ontario Theological Seminiary in Toronto, Canada.
Phil is the Executive Director of Grace to You. He has been closely associated with John MacArthur since 1981 and edits most of John’s major books. But he may be best known for several popular Web sites he maintains, including The Spurgeon Archive and The Hall of Church History. Phil has a bachelor’s degree in theology from Moody Bible Institute (class of 1975) and was an editor at Moody Press before coming to Grace Community Church. He is an elder at Grace Community Church and pastors the GraceLife fellowship group.