The BibleMesh Blog
On behalf of the BibleMesh team, welcome to the blog of BibleMesh. BibleMesh is the online discipleship tool designed to teach Scripture as a single, Christ-centered narrative and help people from all backgrounds grow in their knowledge of the Bible. We have started this blog to help people understand that the Bible applies to all of life.
Q&A ON THE BIBLE | Gregory Alan Thornbury, PhD, serves as dean of the School of Theology and Missions, vice president for spiritual life, and associate professor of philosophy at Union University in Tennessee. The author and editor of Developing a Christian Worldview and Who Will Be Saved?, as well as numerous articles, essays, and book chapters, his teaching and writing explore the intersections between philosophy and theology. A Senior Fellow at Kairos Journal, he has also served as theological editor for BibleMesh. He took his graduate work at Southern Seminary, where Albert Mohler served as his doctoral advisor. Thornbury has studied at Oxford University and is a visiting lecturer in philosophy at Ansgar Teologiske Høgskole in Norway.
THE BIBLE + CULTURE | C. Ben Mitchell holds the Graves Chair of Moral Philosophy at Union University. He also taught for a decade at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and before that at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently holds affiliate posts at Beeson Divinity School and Trinity Graduate School. He received degrees from Mississippi State University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the University of Tennessee, where he received the PhD in philosophy with a concentration in medical ethics, with additional study at Oxford University. Mitchell is the editor of Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics and a contributor to the ESV Study Bible notes. His contribution to books include The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology, Biotechnology & the Human Good, Does God Need Our Help? and other volumes. He is a member of the editorial boards for both BibleMesh and Kairos Journal.
Mark Coppenger, Ph.D. is the Professor of Christian Apologetics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and director of the Seminary’s Nashville extension as well as the managing editor of Kairos Journal. He has served as a Wheaton College philosophy professor and as president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Coppenger has authored, edited, or contributed to numerous books, and his articles and reviews have appeared in Teaching Philosophy, Touchstone, American Spectator Online, World, Criswell Review, Reformation and Revival, USA Today, and Christian Scholar’s Review. A retired infantry officer, he holds degrees from Vanderbilt University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is on the editorial board of BibleMesh.
Matt Crawford served as an assistant pastor at Auburndale Baptist Church while studying at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He currently resides in Durham, England where he is pursuing doctoral studies in church history. He is a contributing author for BibleMesh.
David Roach is a writer in Shelbyville, Kentucky, and a contributor to both BibleMesh and Kairos Journal. He holds a philosophy degree from Vanderbilt University and earned his PhD in church history at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His writings have appeared in academic journals and various Southern Baptist denominational publications.