New Roles In The ABR Family -- By: Anonymous

Journal: Bible and Spade (Second Run)
Volume: BSPADE 26:2 (Spring 2013)
Article: New Roles In The ABR Family
Author: Anonymous

New Roles In The ABR Family

Every once in a while, someone associated with the ABR ministry moves into a new role. We want to highlight two such recent changes, where we welcome a familiar face into the ranks of the ABR staff, and a board member taking on new duties.

Dr. Scott Stripling

Scott Stripling has been married to his wife Janet for thirty years, and they have four children—Stacy (27), Tracy (24), Scotty (21), and David (19). Scott teaches Humanities full-time at Wharton County Junior College and has served as a guest lecturer at numerous institutions, including The University of Holy Land Studies at Hebrew University and The Bible Seminary.

Scott has earned two Master’s degrees (English and Biblical Literature) as well as a DMin with an emphasis in Ancient Near Eastern archaeology. He is presently ABD on his PhD from Trinity Southwest University. He pastored for two decades and has written and spoken publicly on a variety of ministry, archaeology , education, and public policy issues.

Scott is currently a field supervisor at the Khirbet el-Maqatir excavation in Israel and served as an ABR Associate from January 2011 to March 2013. He also worked for five seasons as a field supervisor at Tall el-Hammam in Jordan and two seasons as a supervisor at the Temple Mount Salvage Operation in Jerusalem. Articles recently published include “Re-examination of the Location of the Ancient City of Livias” and “Maqatir Monastery Money.” Scott’s book, The Trowel and the Truth, has been used as an archaeology textbook by several universities. Scott joined the ABR staff in March 2013.

Robert Sullivan

At the March, 2013 Board of Directors meeting of Associates for Biblical Research, Robert C. Sullivan was elected as the new President of the organization. He has served on the Board since 2009. Mr. Sullivan graduated from Emmaus Bible College with a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies. He also has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and an Associate in Engineering Science from Westchester Community College, State University of New York.

Mr. Sullivan is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and has worked for the firm since 1996. At present, he is a member of the Information Risk Oversight team.

Back in 2003, he founded Christian Evidences Ministries, an apologetics-based ministry whose purpose is to equip Christians so that they are “ready to give a defense to everyone who asks a reason for the hope that is within” (1 Pet 3: 15). The focus of the ministry is to educate people on the overwhelming evidenc...

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