Concerning Him authors consist of Emmaus Bible College faculty, staff, alumni, students, and friends. Many have contributed and we are thankful to them all for their hard work.

Alex graduated from Emmaus Bible College in 2020 and is currently studying through Liberty University Online. Alex and his wife Caroline live in Atlantic, IA where he is the full time minister at the Atlantic Gospel Chapel. Alex and Caroline have two children, James and Evelyn.

Arthur Manning has obtained a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at Emmaus since 2001 and is currently a professor of Computer Studies at Emmaus Bible College. He enjoys studying both the Bible and science as they both show His wisdom. In his free time, he sings for the Emmaus Ensemble and plays violin in the Dubuque Community Orchestra.

Becky Kraus

Becky is the Office Manager for the Admissions Office at Emmaus Bible College.

Ben Jiménez is a follower of Jesus. He is married to Elena, and is father to Marcus and Justus. He co-pastors Kaleo Grays Harbor in Aberdeen WA. He is also an ESL teacher at Grays Harbor College. Ben was born and raised in Mexico City. He moved to Dubuque, IA to attend Emmaus Bible College, where he met his wife and got an undergrad degree. While in Iowa, he was part of Galena Bible Church in Illinois where he led a Spanish outreach effort. Upon graduation, he was invited to Aberdeen to serve at Kaleo. Ben is the editor of Harbor Gospel Colectivo. He also blogs in Spanish at

Ben Mathew is a professor of Counseling Psychology at Emmaus Bible College and serves as the Chair of the Counseling Department. After Ben graduated from Emmaus with a degree in Biblical Studies he went on to get an M.A. in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary and then a Ph.D. in General Psychology from Northcentral University.

Bill Longstreet is an elder at Fairbluff Bible Chapel in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bill has served in the advancement department at Emmaus Bible College and is a current board member for Emmaus.

Christopher Rush graduated from Emmaus in 2003. After 15 years teaching high school in Virginia, he has returned to Emmaus and Dubuque to take over the English Department. His wife, Amy, is also an Emmaus graduate (2000). Amy is the principal of Tri-State Christian School here in Dubuque. They have two children, Julia and Ethan.

Coby Coyle (Class of 2021) graduated from Emmaus with a Secondary Education degree, specializing in World History and English Language Arts.

Dan Smith (1933-2020) served as president of Emmaus Bible College from 1976-2000 and then as Chancellor from 2000 until he went to be with his Savior.

Alumni, Daniel and Annie Johnson and family
Daniel Johnson

Daniel and Anne Johnson attended Emmaus and graduated in 2010. In 2012 they were commended by Oak Lawn Bible Chapel near Chicago, Illinois as missionaries in Burundi, Africa, and have served there since. Dan and Anne have three children: Ruth, Lydia, and Elijah.