Linguistics and New Testament Greek Conference

I spoke at the “Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate” conference held at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, on April 26-27. The conference organizers, Ben Merkle and David Alan Black, were masterful in coordinating the two days of speakers, attended by about two hundred or more […]

The Recent Meeting of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society (SBL Regional)

I have been an active member of EGLBS, the regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in my area, since 2013 and, with the exception of 2018, have attended and presented at every annual meeting. I really appreciate the people who have been involved in this meeting and have built some great relationships there. […]

Ellis Lectures at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

I had the privilege of delivering the Ellis Lectures at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, on 28 February and 1 March, 2019. These lectures, endowed by the late New Testament scholar Earle Ellis, whom I had the opportunity to meet for the first time when I was a student at Trinity Evangelical […]

The Annual ETS, IBR, and SBL Meetings 2018

It has been about a month, but we wanted to provide a brief summary on the recent annual meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society, Institute for Biblical Research, and Society of Biblical Literature meetings in Denver, Colorado. Overall, it was another great year of presenting papers and listening to them, along with the usual social […]

Upcoming ETS, IBR, and SBL Annual Meetings in Denver

Next week is our annual ETS, IBR, and SBL conferences, one of our highlights of the year. This year’s conferences are held in the beautiful city of Denver. The following is a list of our papers, including times and locations: ETS – Tue, Nov 13 Stan – “The Language(s) of John’s Gospel and Revelation: What […]

Thoughts on the ETS Ontario/Quebec Regional Meeting

Last weekend, on September 15, I attended and presented a paper at the regional ETS meeting at Heritage Theological Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The theme this year was “The Holy Spirit and Revival.” For a small region, there were a total of 20 parallel sessions (in which 11 papers were from McMaster Divinity College […]

45th International Systemic Functional Congress at Boston College

My colleague, Christopher Land, and I presented a paper on “Modeling Negation in Ancient Greek” at the 45th International Systemic Functional Congress hosted by Boston College from 23-27 July 2018. The Boston College site was a beautiful and impressive venue for the congress of about four hundred participants, a much bigger audience than the thirty […]