Dr. J. Brian Tucker

Professor. Author. Speaker.

My goal in teaching is to train students to not be like me, but to find what God's unique gift is for them. To help them become equipped and more effective in their unique approach to ministry in life.

  • Social identity formation
  • Greek and biblical languages
  • Pauline studies and soteriology
  • Exegetical Theology
  • Pastoral studies
  • Communicating biblical truth
  • Apostolic Judaism
  • Spiritual formation and discipleship
  • Ministry leadership

Recent Publications

  • Radio Interview: All Together Different on Chris Fabry Live - Feb. 23, 2018
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  • Radio Interview: All Together Different on Equipped with Chris Brooks - Jan. 24, 2018
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  • Book Review: Paul, John, and apocalyptic eschatology: studies in honour of Martinus C. de Boer. Leiden: Brill, 2013. In Biblical Theology Bulletin Volume 46 Issue 2, May 2016, pp. 110-111.
  • Book Review: A Heavenly Chorus: The Dramatic Function of Revelation's Hymns. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014. In Bulletin for Biblical Research Volume 26 Issue 6, 2016, pp. 304-6.
  • “Paul’s Eschatological Anthropology: Systematic or Situational?”
    Journal of Beliefs and Values Volume 37, Issue 1; April 2016, pp. 120-22.
  • “Paul Within and Without Judaism: That is the Question”
    Journal of Beliefs and Values Volume 26, Issue 2; November 2015, pp. 250-53.


Dr. J. Brian Tucker is from Kentucky, but spent most of his life in between southeast Michigan and Ohio. He met his wife, Amber, while studying at Lee University. They were married in 1988 and now have four daughters, Ashley, Alexandria, Annaliese and Abigail. He received his Bachelors of Science from Lee College, his Masters from Liberty University, his M. Div. from Michigan Theological Seminary, his D.Min. from Michigan Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wales, Lampeter. Starting out his career as a youth pastor in Ohio... Read more
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