Professor of New Testament Interpretation
Robert L. Plummer is professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in missionary assignments of varying length in China, Israel, Trinidad, Ghana, Malaysia, and Turkey. Plummer has written 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible(Kregel, 2010). Articles written by Plummer have appeared in Westminster Theological Journal, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, New Holman Bible Dictionary, The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology, and other publications. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Institute for Biblical Research.
Imagine the average layperson in your church—the owner of a bike shop, a truck driver, a doctor, a secretary, a lawyer, a school teacher. If you were to ask him or her, “How does your pastor expect you to apply your Christian faith to your work,” What would they say? I can imagine the average…
We do not need Greek to read the Bible, but the original languages help us gain new insights and deeper clarity.
The words of Scripture are the exact words that God wanted written.
Christians can disagree about secondary matters… and that’s okay.