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Born:        Feb. 11, 1948, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Married:        June 6, 1969 to Margaret White (born 10/31/48), Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Children:    Elliot (1974), Oliver (1977), Alexander (1980)
B.A.:      Harvard University, 1970 (cum laude)
Major: Economics
M.Div.:     Westminster Seminary (Philadelphia), 1973
D.D.     (honorary): Westminster Seminary (Philadelphia), 2011
Ph.D.:    University of Cambridge, England, 1979 (New Testament)
Dissertation: “The Gift of Prophecy in 1 Corinthians”
Supervisor: Professor C. F. D. Moule
1977-81:        Assistant Professor of Theological Studies, Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota
1981-2001:    Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
1981-87:        Assistant, then (1984-) Associate Professor of New Testament
1987-91:        Associate Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology
1991-2001:      Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
1998-2000:    Chairman, Department of Biblical and Systematic Theology
2001 –        Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies, Phoenix Seminary, Phoenix, Arizona

Dec. 12, 1974 (Baptist General Conference)

Ministry and related experience:

1967-68:        President, Harvard-Radcliffe Christian Fellowship
1968 (summer):    Pastoral Assistant/Youth Ministry, First Reformed Church (RCA), Mt. Vernon, NY
1970-71:        Hebrew tutor, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA
1970-71:        Volunteer staff, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (working on Cal Tech campus, Pasadena, CA)
1972 (summer):    Assistant Pastor, Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Westfield, NJ
1975 (summer):    Teacher, Christian Ethics: Schloss Mittersill, Austria (International Fellowship of Evangelical Students)
1988 (June):    Chavanne Scholar, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University [invited contributor to week-long colloquium on Biblical Principles and Economics: The Foundations]
1987-89:        Deacon (1989) and regular adult Sunday School teacher (1987-89) First Baptist Church, Libertyville, IL (Southern Baptist)
1989-90:        Steering Council member, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Mundelein, Illinois
1990-92        Elder, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Mundelein, IL
1993 (summer):    Interim Pastor, Calvary Church of the Pacific (Baptist General Conference), Aiea, Hawaii
1997, 1999, 2001,
2003, 2005: Faculty member: Campus Crusade for Christ summer staff training, Ft. Collins, Colorado
1997-98 and
2000-2001     Elder, Crossroads Church [formerly First Baptist Church], Libertyville, Illinois (Southern Baptist)
1999- 2002    Member of Speaker Team, FamilyLife
2002-         Regular adult Bible class teacher, Scottsdale Bible Church, Scottsdale, AZ
2004-2006    Elder, Scottsdale Bible Church, Scottsdale, AZ

Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor, Boy Scouts of America  (1965)
Outstanding Young Men of America (1982)
Participant in International Council on Biblical Inerrancy Summits I, II, III (1978, 1982, 1986)
Who’s Who in Religion, 1992-93
Member: Evangelical Theological Society; Tyndale Fellowship; Society for Biblical Literature

Board memberships:
1979-83:     Board Member, Mission: Moving Mountains, Eden Prairie, MN
1983-85:     President of the Board, Christian Heritage Academy, Northbrook, IL
(co-founder; the school opened in 1984)
1989-91, and
1995-99    President, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
(co-founder, 1987; vice-president, 1999- 2002; board member,  1987-present)
1982-85, and
1988-90: Secretary-Treasurer, Institute for Advanced Christian Studies
1999     President, Evangelical Theological Society
(program chairman, 1998; exec. committee member, 1997-2003)
1999 –    Member of Translation Oversight Committee, English Standard Version (an evangelical revision of the 1971 Revised Standard Version, sponsored by Crossway Books, published October, 2001)
2002 –    Board member, Good News Publishers/ Crossway Books, Wheaton, Ill.
2005      Senior Consulting Editor, Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
2005-08 General Editor, ESV Study Bible



The Gift of Prophecy in 1 Corinthians (Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1982).


The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today (Eastbourne, England: Kingsway Publications; and Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, 1988).

The First Epistle of Peter, Tyndale New Testament Commentary Series (Leicester: InterVarsity; and Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.)


Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism, edited by John Piper and Wayne Grudem (Wheaton: Crossway, 1991), xxviii + 566 pages.  [Winner of “Book of the Year” award from Christianity Today in 1992, as the book that had the most significant impact on the evangelical community in 1991]


Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Leicester, UK: IVP, and Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994).  (Now also published in Korean, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Romanian, French, and Arabic. Several other foreign language translations are under contract and in process: Hindi, German, Mandarin, Tamil, Amharic, Italian, Tajik, Nepali.) [New printing with glossary at end and re-designed cover, Nov., 2000.] Over 420,000 copies in print by April, 2011.


Are Miraculous Gifts for Today? Four Views (editor). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Contributors are Richard Gaffin (cessationist), Robert Saucy (“open but cautious”), Sam Storms (Third Wave), and Doug Oss (Pentecostal/charismatic).


Bible Doctrine, edited by Jeff Purswell.  (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.  (A short version of Systematic Theology.) Now translated into Chinese and Portuguese.

The Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy: Muting the Masculinity of God’s Words, co-authored with Vern Poythress (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2000).

The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today: Revised Edition (Wheaton: Crossway, 2000).  (This edition  includes six new appendices comprising about 70 pages, adding new historical material and responding to some critiques of the 1988 edition.)


Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood (editor). Wheaton: Crossway, 2002.

Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood (co-editor with Dennis Rainey). Wheaton: Crossway, 2002.

Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business (Wheaton: Crossway, 2003)


Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth: An Analysis of Over 100 Disputed Questions (Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2004) (856 pages)

The TNIV and the Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy, co-authored with Vern Poythress (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2004).   (A revision of our 2000 book, The Gender-Neutral Bible Controversy, with over 100 pages of new material on the TNIV.)


Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know , by Wayne Grudem, edited by Elliot Grudem (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, and Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, forthcoming Nov. 1, 2005). 150 pages.

Why Is My Choice of a Bible Translation So Important? by Wayne Grudem with Jerry Thacker (Louisville, KY: CBMW, 2005).


Evangelical Feminism: A New Path to Liberalism? Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2006.

Countering the Claims of Evangelical Feminism: Over 40 Biblical Responses. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2006.


ESV Study Bible, general editor (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008).  2752 pages, 95 contributors.
Winner of “Book of the Year” awards from Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and from World Magazine.


Politics – According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, Sept., 2010).


Voting as a Christian: The Social Issues (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, forthcoming, Feb., 2012).

Voting as a Christian: The Economic and Foreign Policy Issues (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, forthcoming, Feb., 2012).


“Letter to a Prospective Seminarian,” Christianity Today (August 25, 1972) 18-19.


“Alphabetical Reference List for Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha,” JETS 19:4 (Fall 1976) 297-313.

Review of Hans Conzelmann, 1 Corinthians, in Themelios 1:2 (Spring 1976) 56-57.


“A Response to Gerhard Dautzenberg on 1 Cor. 12:10,” Biblische Zeitschrift, N.F., 22:2 (1978) 253-270.


“1 Cor. 14:20-25: Prophecy and Tongues as Signs of God’s Attitude,” Westminster Theological Journal 41:2 (Spring 1979) 381-396.

Review of Greg Bahnsen, Homosexuality: A Biblical View, for Westminster Theological Journal 42:1 (Fall 1979) 247-251.

Review of George W. Knight III, The New Testament Teaching on the Role Relationship of Men and Women, for JETS 22:4 (Dec. 1979) 375-376.


“Forgiveness: Forever and Today,” HIS (Feb. 1980) 15, 28.

“Don’t Muzzle the Ox with Chicken Feed,” Eternity 31:8 (Sept. 1980) 63-64. (Title chosen by editor without my knowledge). Reprinted: Leadership 11:2 (Spring 1981) 66-67.


“Must Women Be Silent in Church?” The Standard (Arlington Heights, IL) 71:3 (March 1981) 30-31 and 71:4 (April 1981) 15-17.

“Can All Believers Prophesy?” Paraclete (Springfield, Mo.) 15 (Fall 1981) 31-32.

Review of James Boice, The Sovereign God, in Themelios 6:2 (Jan. 1981) 31-32.

Review of James Boice, God the Redeemer, in Themelios 6:2 (Jan. 1981) 32.


Review of David Hill, New Testament Prophecy, in Themelios 7:2 (Jan. 1982) 25-26.


“Scripture’s Self-Attestation and the Problem of Formulating a Doctrine of Scripture,” in Scripture and Truth, edited by D. A. Carson and John Woodbridge (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983), pp. 19-59.


“Hierarchy,” “Keys of the Kingdom,” and “States of Jesus Christ” in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1984) 510; 604-05; 1052-54.

Review of Margaret Howe, Women and Church Leadership, in JETS 27:2 (June 1984) 223-227.

“A Response to Contextualization and Revelational Epistemology,” in Hermeneutics, Inerrancy, and the Bible: Papers from ICBI Summit II, ed. Earl Radmacher and Robert D. Preuss (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1984) 753-764.


“Does kephal (“head”) Mean “Source” or “Authority Over” in Greek Literature? A Survey of 2,336 Examples,” Appendix in The Role Relationship of Men and Women (rev. ed.), George W. Knight III, (Chicago: Moody, 1985) 49-80.

(same article as above) in Trinity Journal 6 NS (Spring 1985) 38-59.

“Biblical Reasons for Sending Children to A Christian School,” Christian School Comment, Vol. 16, No. 4 (December 1985).

“The Courage to Say No,” Christianity Today 29:10 (July 12, 1985) 58.


“The Existence of God,” The Evangelical Beacon (March/April 1986) 6-7.

“New Testament Prophecy: What and How?” Evangelical Times (Thornton Heath, England) (April 1986) 12-14 (3400 words).

“The Bible and Economic Decisions, Part 1: Working: Combining Hard Work with Trust in God,” Moody Monthly (May 1986) 34-41.

“The Bible and Economic Decisions, Part 2: Spending: Combining Enjoyment of God’s Earth with Care for Others,” Moody Monthly (June 1986) 36-40.

“The Bible and Economic Decisions, Part 3: Owning: Combining Care for Possessions with Love for God,” Moody Monthly (July 1986) 64-67.

“The Unseen World is not a Myth,” Christianity Today (July 11, 1986) 24.

“Aging Inside Out,” Christianity Today (September 1986) 32.

“Foreword” to Word and Spirit: The Bible and the Gift of Prophecy Today by Roy Clements (Leicester: UCCF Booklets, 1986) 3-4.


“Prophecy—Yes, but Teaching—No: Paul’s Consistent Advocacy of Women’s Participation Without Governing Authority,” JETS 30:1 (March 1987) 11-23.

“Foreword” to Women in the Church by Samuele Bacchiocchi (Berrien Springs, MI: Biblical Perspectives, 1987). [Author added last chapter, differing with my position, without my knowledge, after I sent the foreword.]

“Christ Preaching Through Noah: 1 Peter 3:19-20 in the Light of Dominant Themes in Jewish Literature,” Trinity Journal 7:2 (Fall 1986) 3-31.

Review of David E. Aune, Prophecy in Early Christianity and the Ancient Mediterranean World, Evangelical Quarterly 59:4 (Oct. 1987) 351-55.


“The Bible and the Defense Budget,” Eternity (March 1988) 41.

“Why Christians Can Still Prophesy,” Christianity Today (Sept. 16, 1988) 29-35.

“God’s Eternity: Timeless Yet Timely,” Moody Monthly (Sept. 1988) 40-44.

“God’s Omnipresence: Here, There, and Everywhere,” Moody Monthly (Oct. 1988) 36-40.

“God’s Unchangeableness: No Shadow of Turning,” Moody Monthly (Nov. 1988) 32-37.

“God’s Omniscience: Who Knows? He Knows!” Moody Monthly (Dec. 1988) 00-00.


“The Pain of the Cross,” Decision (March 1989) 7-8.

“God’s Independence: Complete in Himself,” Moody Monthly (Jan. 1989) 36-39.

“God’s Truthfulness: As Good As His Word,” Moody Monthly (Feb. 1989) 34-39.

“The Uses of Wealth: Investing in What Lasts,” Christianity Today (May 12, 1989) 31-34 (Part of Christianity Today Institute Panel on Economics and the Bible). [reprinted in The Midas Trap, edited by David Neff (Wheaton: Victor, 1990) 55-63.]

“How an Economic System Can Be Compatible with Scripture,” in Biblical Principles and Economics: The Foundations, edited by Richard Chewning (Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1989), 27-52.


“The Meaning of kephal (“Head”): A Response to Recent Studies,” Trinity Journal 11NS (Spring, 1990), 3-72.  [reprinted in Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism, edited by John Piper and Wayne Grudem (Wheaton: Crossway, 1991), 425-68.]

“Evangelicalism,” in Faith and Renewal (July-Aug., 1990, 10-12).

“Should Prophets have a Part in Church Government?” Equipping the Saints (Fall, 1990), 7-9, 21-22.

“Can Ordinary People Understand the Bible?,” Table Talk (Ligonier Ministries, Orlando, FL) 14:2 (Feb., 1990), 47-48.


“He Did Not Descend Into Hell:  A Plea for Following Scripture Instead of the Apostles’ Creed,”  JETS 34/1 (March, 1991), 103-113.

“1 Peter 3:1-7: Wives like Sarah and Husbands Who Honor Them,” in John Piper and Wayne Grudem, editors, Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism (Wheaton, Ill: Crossway, 1991).

“Prophecy in the Church,” Faith and Renewal 16:1 (July/Aug. 1991), 3-8.

“Notes on Romans” in The Spirit-Filled Life Study Bible, edited by Jack Hayford.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1991.


50 Crucial Questions on Manhood and Womanhood, by John Piper and Wayne Grudem.  Wheaton, Ill.: Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, 1992.  [booklet taken from Chapter 2 of Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood]

Can Our Differences Be Settled? A Detailed Response to the Evangelical Feminist Position Statement of Christians for Biblical Equality, by John Piper and Wayne Grudem.  Wheaton, Ill.: Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, 1992.  [booklet taken from Chapter 26 of Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood]

“Does God Still Give Revelation Today?”  Charisma, Sept, 1992, pp. 38-42.

“The Vineyard’s Response to The Standard:  A Response to the Critique of John Armstrong in The Standard, a Publication of the Baptist General Conference.”  Anaheim, Cal.: The Association of Vineyard Churches, 1992.  (37-page booklet; 17,000 words).


Power and Truth: A Response to the Critiques of Vineyard Teaching and Practice by D. A. Carson, James Montgomery Boice, and John H. Armstrong in Power Religion (Anaheim, Cal.: Association of Vineyard Churches, 1993).  (65 page booklet, 32,000 words). (available at

“What is the Real Meaning of a ‘Word of Wisdom’ and a ‘Word of Knowledge’?” Ministries Today (Jan/Feb, 1993), pp. 60-65.  [Reprinted in Equipping the Saints, ??, 1993]

“Should Christians Expect Miracles Today?  Objections and Answers from the Bible” in The Kingdom and the Power, edited by Gary S. Greig and Kevin Springer (Ventura, Cal.: Regal Books, 1993), pp. 55-110.


“Notes on 2 Corinthians” for New Geneva Study Bible (R. C. Sproul, general editor).  (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1995).

“Perseverance of the Saints: A Case Study from Hebrews 6:4-6 and the Other Warning Passages in Hebrews.”  In The Grace of God and the Bondage of the Will, edited by Thomas  Schreiner and Bruce Ware (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1995), vol. 1, pp. 133-182.

“But What Should Women Do in the Church?”  CBMW NEWS 1:2 (Nov., 1995), 1-7.


“The Meaning of “Head” in the Bible: A Simple Question No Egalitarian Can Answer.” CBMW NEWS 1:3 (June, 1996), 8.

“What’s Wrong with ‘Gender Neutral’ Bible Translations? A Review of the New Revised Standard Version,” CBMW NEWS 1:3 (June, 1996), pp. 3-5.

“The Myth of ‘Mutual Submission.’”CBMW NEWS 1:4 (Oct., 1996), 1-4.

“Asbury Professor Advocates Egalitarianism but Undermines Biblical Authority: A Critique of David Thompson’s ‘Trajectory’ Hermeneutic.”CBMW NEWS 2:1 (Dec., 1996), 8-12.


“The Nature of Divine Eternity: A Response to William Craig.” Philosophia Christi 20:1 (Spring, 1997), 55-70.

“Comparing the two NIV’s” by Wayne Grudem.  World (Apr. 19, 1997), pp. 14-18.

“NIV Controversy: Participants Sign Landmark Agreement,” CBMW NEWS (June, 1997), pp. 1, 3-6.

“Do Inclusive Language Bibles Distort Scripture?  Yes (by Wayne Grudem); No (by Grant Osborne)” Christianity Today (Oct 27, 1997), pp. 26-39.

“What’s Wrong with Gender-Neutral Bible Translations?” (Libertyville, Ill.: CBMW, 1997). 25-page booklet.


bibliography incomplete: see esp. CBMW NEWS


“A Response to Mark L. Strauss’s Evaluation of the Colorado Springs Translation Guidelines,” JETS    [need date, pages]

bibliography incomplete for 1999


“God’s Intense Jealousy,” Decision (February, 2000), 34.

“Do We Act As If We Really Believe that ‘The Bible Alone, and the Bible in Its Entirety, Is the Word of God Written’”? JETS 43/1 (March, 2000), pp. 5-26. (This essay was the 1999 presidential address to the Evangelical Theological Society, given Nov. 17, 1999, in Danvers, Mass.)

“Prophecy, Prophets,” in New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, edited by T. Desmond Alexander, Brian S. Rosner, et al. (IVP-UK, 2000), 701-710.


“The Meaning of kefalh,  (“head”): An Analysis of New Evidence, Real and Alleged,” JETS 44/1 (March, 2001), 25-65.

“Upon Leaving: Thoughts on Marriage and Ministry,” in Trinity Magazine 2 (Summer, 2001), 20-21. (published by Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois)

“A Baptist Because of the Bible,” in Why I am a Baptist, edited by Tom J. Nettles and Russell Moore (Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2001), 201-208.

“Motives for Obedience to God in the Christian Life,” in Leaders in a Changing World (publication of Phoenix Seminary), Fall, 2001, pp. 6-8.


“Should we omit the masculine details of meaning that modern culture finds offensive?” in Evangelicals Now (Thornton Heath, Surrey, England), Aug. 2002, p. 22. (1000 word article on the TNIV, written as the “con” half of a pro-con pair of articles on the TNIV, but then published as a book review when the “con” author dropped out.)

“The ‘Gender-Neutral’ TNIV Bible: What’s the Controversy?” in Leaders magazine (Phoenix Seminary, Scottsdale, AZ) 2 (Spring 2002), 6-7, 11.

“The Key Issues in the Manhood-Womanhood Controversy,” in Building Strong Families, edited by Dennis Rainey (Wheaton: Crossway, 2002), 29-88.

“The Key Issues in the Manhood-Womanhood Controversy, and the Way Forward,” in Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood (edited by Wayne Grudem), Wheaton: Crossway, expected in 2002.

“The Myth of ‘Mutual Submission’ as an Interpretation of Ephesians 5:21″ in Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood (edited by Wayne Grudem), Wheaton: Crossway, expected in 2002.

“The Meaning of kefalh,  (“head”): An Analysis of New Evidence, Real and Alleged,” in Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood (edited by Wayne Grudem), Wheaton: Crossway, expected in 2002. [this is the same as the article in JETS 44/1 (Mar., 2001), 25-65, except a response to Anthony Thiselton’s commentary on 1 Corinthians is added on pp. 194-199].

“Why I’m Against the TNIV,” Charisma 28:4 (November, 2002), pp. 87, 110. [article requested by editor of Charisma; title not chosen by me].


“When, Why, and For What Should We Draw New Boundaries?” in Beyond the Bounds: Open Theism and the Undermining of Biblical Christianity, edited by John Piper, Justin Taylor, and Paul Helseth (Wheaton: Crossway, 2003), pp. 339-370.

“How Business in Itself Can Glorify God,” in On Kingdom Business: Transforming Missions Through Entrepreneurial Strategies , edited by Tetsunao Yamamori and Kenneth A.  Eldred (Wheaton: Crossway, 2003), 127-151.


“Should We Move Beyond the New Testament to a Better Ethic? An Analysis of William J. Webb, Slaves, Women and Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2001),” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47/2 (June, 2004), 299-346.

“Is God Happy?” in Leaders (a publication of Phoenix Seminary) May, 2004, p. 10.

“Is Evangelical Feminism the New Path to Liberalism? Some Disturbing Warning Signs” JBMW Spring, 2004), pp. 35-84.

“What Do Evangelicals Seek?” Commentary published at, Nov. 18, 2004.,2933,138884,00.html

“Gender Confusion: The Way Forward,” NewFrontiers Magazine (Hove, East Sussex, UK) 2:9 (Dec., 2004), 7-11, 46-47.


“Changing God’s Words,” World magazine (Feb. 26, 2005), 30-36.

“Are Only Some Words of Scripture Breathed Out By God?  Why Plenary Inspiration Favors ‘Essentially Literal’ Bible Translation,” in Translating Truth (Wheaton: Crossway, 2005).

“Foreword” and “Response” to Who’s Afraid of the Holy Spirit?, edited by M. James Sawyer and Daniel B. Wallace (Dallas, TX: Biblical Studies Press, 2005).


“Dangerous First Step” (interview by Marvin Olasky), World, Nov. 25, 2006, 34-36.

“Prayer and the Election,” published on and, Nov. 3, 2006.


“Right and Wrong Interpretation of the Bible: Some Suggestions for Pastors and Bible Teachers,” in Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching In Honor of R. Kent Hughes,  edited by Leland Ryken and Todd Wilson (Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2007), pp. 54-75.

“Why Evangelicals Should Support Mitt Romney.” editorial, Oct. 18, 2007.


“Overview of Biblical Ethics” (13 articles) in ESV Study Bible (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008), pp. 0000-0000.  Co-author and editor of these articles.

“Notes on the Gospel of Luke” in ESV Study Bible (Wheaton: Crossway, 2008), pp. 0000-0000.

Zondervan Get an A! Study Guide: Systematic Theology, by Wayne Grudem and Erik Thoennes (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008).

“Foreword” to Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World, by Carolyn McCulley (Chicago: Moody Press, 2008), pp. 9-13.


“Why It Is Never Right to Lie: An Example of John Frame’s Influence on My Approach to Ethics,” in Speaking the Truth in Love: The Theology of John Frame (Festschrift for John Frame), edited by John J. Hughes (Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R, 2009), pp. 778-801.

“Foreword” to Should Christians Embrace Evolution, edited by Norman Nevin (Nottingham, UK: IVP, 2009), pp. 9-10.

“An Introduction to the Holy Spirit,” introductory doctrinal overview written for, the online center for doctrinal teaching of the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF) in the UK.

“The Perspicuity of Scripture” (the John Wenham Lecture for the Tyndale Fellowship, Cambridge, England, July, 2009), Themelios 34:3 (2009), pp. 288-308.


Primary author of drafts that were the basis of the Supreme Court legal brief, “Brief of Amici Curiae Evangelical Scholars (Officers and 24 Former Presidents of the Evangelical Theological Society), Evangelicals for Social Action, and National Association of Evangelicals, in Support of Petitioner,” in the Case Christian Legal Society V. Martinez, argued before the Supreme Court of the United States April 19, 2010.

“What Is at Risk for Business If We Lose a Christian Worldview?,” co-authored with Barry Asmus, in Business Ethics Today: Adding a Christian Worldview as Found in the Westminster Confession of Faith (Philadelphia: Center for Christian Ethics in Business and Westminster Theological Seminary, 2010), pp. 111-127.

“Pleasing God by Our Obedience: A Neglected New Testament Teaching,” in For the Fame of God’s Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper (Wheaton: Crossway, 2010), pp. 272-292.

“My take: Fred Phelps is wrong about the gospel, right about the law.” Invited op-ed article posted at CNN Belief Blog, Oct. 7, 2010.

“Property Rights Inherent in the Eight Commandment Are Essential for Human Flourishing,” by Barry Asmus and Wayne Grudem, published in Business Ethics Today: Stealing (Philadelphia: Center for Christian Business Ethics Today, 2011, pp. 119-134.


“Biblical Evidence for the Eternal Submission of the Son to the Father.” 14,675 words. Forthcoming in book of essays on the Trinity edited by H. Wayne House and Dennis Jowers.

“The Advantages of the ESV Translation,” submitted to Andreas Köstenberger and David Croteau, for forthcoming B&H book on Four Bible Translations (NIV, Holman Christian Standard Bible, ESV, NLT). (15,000 words)

“Biblical Principles Regarding Economic Policies,” in The Christian Lawyer, publication of the Christian Legal Society. (January, 2012).

New “Foreword” written for republication of Grudem, Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth by Crossway Books, forthcoming, 2012


A book on “A Permanent Solution to Poverty in Poor Nations,” co-authored with Barry Asmus

A textbook on Christian Ethics.