We are a community of pastors and theologians who span across the spectrum of Reformed and Evangelical fellowships in North America. Each of the contributors adheres to one or more of the historically Reformed Confessions.
Nick Batzig is the organizing pastor of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill, Ga. Nick attended Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and then moved to Philadelphia, where Nick was an intern at Tenth Presbyterian Church. In February 2009 Nick moved to Richmond Hill, GA to begin planting New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Currently, Nick is working on a Th.M at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. The subject of his thesis is “The Third Use of the Law in the Westminster Standards. Nick has written numerous articles for Tabletalk Magazine, Reformation 21, and is published in Jonathan Edwards and Scotland (Dunedin, 2011). Nick is also a regular panelists on Christ the Center, a podcast of The Reformed Forum. In addition, Nick is the host of East of Eden: The Biblical and Systematic Theology of Jonathan Edwards. You can friend him on Facebook here. Nick is on Twitter at @nick_batzig.
David Filson is the teaching pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Nashville, and a Ph.D. candidate in Historical and Theological Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Dave blogs at Teaching Like Rain. Dave is also a regular panelist on East of Eden: The Biblical and Systematic Theology of Jonathan Edwards and an occasional panelist on Christ the Center. You can follow David on Twitter at @davidowenfilson.
Joe Holland is the pastor/church planter of Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church in Culpepper, VA. Joe attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC before serving as the Minister to Students and Families at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, and as Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Kosciusko. Joe has written numerous article for Tabletalk Magazine and Reformation 21. You can find Joe on Twitter at @joeholland.
Matthew Holst is the pastor of Geneva Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Marietta, Georgia. Matt has pastored Geneva since January 2010, and before that he ministered in Cambridge Presbyterian Church (UK) for one year. Matt is pursuing a Master of Theology degree at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary on the subject of Preaching Christ from Proverbs. His wife, Stacy is a native of Greenville SC and together they have four children.
David Murray is Professor of Old Testament and Practical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, David worked for five years in financial services before being converted to Christ. He studied for the ministry at Glasgow University and the Free Church of Scotland College (Edinburgh). He was a pastor for 12 years, first at Lochcarron Free Church of Scotland and then at Stornoway Free Church of Scotland (Continuing). From 2002 to 2007, he was Lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament at the Free Church Seminary in Inverness. He has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformation International Theological Seminary for his work relating Old Testament Introduction studies to the pastoral ministry. Dr. Murray joined the faculty of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in 2007. He blogs at Head Heart Hand. David is on Twitter at @davidpmurray.
Scott Redd is the president and an associate professor of Old Testament at the Washington, D.C. campus of Reformed Theological Seminary. He got his MDiv. at RTS in Orlando, FL, and then went on to complete his Ph.D. at the Catholic University of America. During his doctoral studies, he taught at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, MD, and ministered at Christ the King Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC. Scott has also taught at Catholic University of America, the Augustine Theological Institute in Malta, the International Training Institute in Turkey, and for Third Millennium Ministries. He is married to the love of his life, Jennifer, and together they have five daughters.
Joe Thorn is the founding and Lead Pastor of Redeemer Fellowship in St. Charles, IL, and the author of Note to Self: The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself (Crossway/ReLit). He was a contributor to The Story ESV Bible and The Mission of God Study Bible. Joe is a graduate of Moody Bible Inst. (BA) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv). Joe blogs at joethorn.net He and his wife Jen have four children. You can find Joe on Twitter at @joethorn.
Greg Wilbur has a BA in Music and a Masters Degree in Music Composition. For more than ten years, he taught the arts (music, drama, art history, and aesthetics) as well as literature and Rhetoric. He serves as the Dean of New College Franklin and as a senior teaching fellow. Greg serves as the Chief Musician of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church where he also leads literature discussions and other arts events. He lives in Franklin with his wife Sophia, daughter Eleanor.