Dr. Berding is author of Polycarp and Paul, What Are Spiritual Gifts? Rethinking the Conventional View, Sing and Learn New Testament Greek, and Walking in the Spirit, and co-editor of What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About and Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. He has published articles in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Vigiliae Christianae, Evangelical Quarterly, New Testament Studies, Tyndale Bulletin, and Journal of Early Christian Studies. Before coming to Talbot, Dr. Berding was a church planter in the Middle East and taught at Nyack College just north of New York City. He has a heart for God and ministry, and has written many worship songs and served as a worship pastor in local church ministry. He presently serves as an overseer at Whittier Hills Baptist Church.