quick bio

JLR

This is me on the traditional site of Mt. Sinai, January 2011. Originally I’m from Minneapolis, MN. Graduated Minneapolis West High (1972), Cornell University College of Electrical Engineering (1976), Biblical Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1979), Westminster Theological Seminary (PhD, 1997). US Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer (1981-1985; USS Bluefish, Norfolk, VA; awarded Navy Achievement Medal); US Navy Reserve Intelligence Officer (1986-1991; Willow Grove PA Naval Air Station). Participated in Operation Rescue (1986-1991); met wife (Linda) while we were incarcerated in the Atlanta City Prison (1988), married later that year. God has graciously given us a daughter and three sons. Electrical Engineer for Trinity Associates, Inc. (1991-1998). Missionary Bible College Teacher in South Africa (1998-2010). Professor of Biblical Studies, Faith Theological Seminary (2010-2012). I God’s good providence I’m presently a Field Service Engineer, American Electrical Testing Co. Inc., working out of Baltimore, MD. I have two books, counting my dissertation: “The Curse on the Serpent: Genesis 3:15 in Biblical Theology and Hermeneutics” (PhD diss., Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside, PA, 1997), and The Aramaic Targums and John’s Logos Theology (Hendrickson/Baker, 2010).

You can get an idea of my interests by looking at the categories on the left hand side of the site. My purpose in this site is to glorify God and edify his church bought with his blood. Your feedback is welcome.

One thought on “quick bio”

  1. John, I am happy to connect to you blog. And happier to see how the Lord is working through you to bring redemption of stolen goods and fallow minds to their rightful Owner.

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