Lincoln Christian University

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  • Ph.D., Southwestern Seminary
  • M.Div., Lincoln Christian Seminary
  • B.A., Lincoln Christian College

Appointed to Faculty: 2008

Professional / Academic Activities:
  • Member, Board of Directors, New Mission Systems International, Fort Myers, FL
  • Member-at-large, Commission on Accreditation, Association for Biblical Higher Education, Orlando, FL
  • Adjunct Professor of Bible, Lakeview Christian Seminary, Chennai, India
  • Editor, Stone-Campbell Journal
  • Member, Society of Biblical Literature and Institute for Biblical Research
  • Fellow, International Reference Library for Biblical Research

  • BL 341 Advanced Greek 1
  • BL 342 Advanced Greek 2
  • OL 603 Foundations for Organizational Leadership

  • “Minor Prophets in Matthew,” in Minor Prophets in the New Testament, ed. S. Moyise and M.J.J. Menken. The New Testament and the Scriptures of Israel. London: T.&T. Clark, forthcoming.
  • “Reading Zechariah and Matthew’s Olivet Discourse,” in Biblical Interpretation in Early Christian Gospels. Vol. 2, The Gospel of Matthew, ed. Thomas Hatina. Library of New Testament Studies. 310. London: T.&T. Clark, 2008. 85-97.
  • “Judas Iscariot,” in Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus, ed. Craig A. Evans. New York: Routledge, 2008. 348-49.
  • With Mark Allen Hahlen. Minor Prophets 2: Nahum-Malachi. The College Press NIV Commentary. Joplin: College Press, 2006.
  • The Coming King and the Rejected Shepherd: Matthew’s Reading of Zechariah’s Messianic Hope. New Testament Monographs 4. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2005.
  • “The Last Supper in Matthew.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 10, no. 1 (2000) 53-69.
  • “The Christ Hymn in 1 Timothy 3:16.” Stone-Campbell Journal 3 (2000) 209-28.
  • “The Title ‘Son of Man’ in the Gospel of John.” Stone-Campbell Journal 1 (1998) 67-84.

Additional Professional Experience:
  • Professor of New Testament, Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln, IL (2008-Present)
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dallas Christian College, Dallas, TX (2006-2008)
  • Professor of New Testament and Preaching, Dallas Christian College (2003-2008)
  • Program Chair, Institute for Biblical Research (Southwest Region) (2003-2008)
  • Associate Professor of New Testament and Preaching, Dallas Christian College (1988-2003)
  • Participant, Seminar on Matthew’s Gospel, The University of Dallas (1997-2000)
  • Instructor and Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lincoln Christian College and Seminary (1984-1988)

  • Dr. Ham and his wife Diane have three grown children
  • Enjoys playing golf

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