• Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2014
  • M.Div., Yale University Divinity School, 2006
  • B.A., Classics with Special Honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2002

      Additional Studies:

  • Tyndale House, Cambridge, UK, Summer 2011
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Summer 2005
  • Goethe Institut, Murnau, Germany, Summer 2002

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Bible, The College at Southwestern, 2009-Present
  • Editor, IBR Library Review, 2009-2011
  • Visiting Professor, Instituto Teológico Bautista Pablo, 2009-2012
  • Adjunct, The College at Southwestern, 2007-2009
  • Hebrew Instructor, Yeshivah Antioch, 2008-2009

Ministry Experience

  • Associate Pastor of Education, Korean Baptist Church of Laredo, 2008-2009
  • Ministry Staff, Trinity Baptist Church, New Haven, Connecticut, 2004-2007
  • NAMB Semester Missionary, 2006-2007

Honors and Fellowships

  • Presidential Scholarship for Biblical Studies. Southwestern Seminary, 2007-2010
  • Two Brothers Fellowship. Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 2005



  • "Oikonomia or Economy? Understanding the Currency of Grace." National Meeting of Evangelical Theological Society (November 2012).
  • "God's Righteousness as the Ethos of Romans," National Meeting of Evangelical Theological Society. Nov 2009
  • "The Ethos of God's Righteousness," Southwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. Mar 2009

Select Reviews

  • Review of Lord of the Entire World: Lord Jesus, a Challenge to Lord Caesar?, by Joseph D Fantin. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55, no. 3 (2012), p 611-613.
  • Review of Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Studies on the New Testament's Christology of Divine Identity, by Richard Bauckham. Southwestern Journal of Theology 53, no. 1 (2010), p 93-95.
  • Review of Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the Roman Empire in the writings of Paul and Luke, by Seyoon Kim. Southwestern Journal of Theology 52, no. 2 (2010), p 191-192.
  • Review of The Early Christians in Ephesus from Paul to Ignatius, by Paul Trebilco. Southwestern Journal of Theology 52, no. 2 (2010), p 193-194.


  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Institute for Biblical Research
  • Evangelical Theological Society


  • Spouse: Grace Kim