Authors

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.

JJ Routley

Jonathan J. Routley (JJ) serves as Professor of Bible and Theology at Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa. JJ also serves on the Board of Directors for the Associates for Biblical Research (ABR). He holds a PhD in Theological Studies from Columbia International University, South Carolina. JJ and his family reside in Dubuque, Iowa.
Blog: jjroutley@wordpress.com
Twitter: @JJ_Routley

Joanna Carter
Joanna (Jo) Carter graduated from Emmaus with a degree in Bible and Theology and went on to get her master's degree in Library Science. She currently works part time in the Emmaus library and is a Mom to two adorable little girls, Eliza and Ingrid. Her husband, Joel, is a professor in the education department at Emmaus.
Joel Carter

Joel Carter has enjoyed teaching history at the high school level and is currently the chair of the Teacher Education Department at Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, IA.

John Rush
John Walker

Dr. John Walker is the Superintendent of Central Christian School in Hutchinson, Kansas.  He is a 2014 graduate of Emmaus Bible College, Cum Laude, in Biblical Studies.  He has worked in education throughout his professional career, dedicating his service to private, Christian education.  He successfully defended his dissertation in February 2021, obtaining his Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership from Missouri Baptist University. He attends Grace Bible Church in Hutchinson, KS where he resides with his wife (Sarah, EBC ‘13) and four kids.

Justin Alspach

Justin graduated from Emmaus Bible College in 2016 with a B.S. in Biblical Studies. He and his wife Sarah live in the Greenville, South Carolina area. They have three children, Calvin, Lucille, and Alastair.

Kari Johnson

Kari Johnson has been a history professor at Emmaus Bible College since the fall of 2021. She earned a B.A. in Bible/Theology & History from Multnomah University and an M.A. in History from Baylor University.

Lexi Taylor

Lexi Taylor is a current student at Emmaus Bible College. Having completed her Associate of Arts in General Studies in 2020, Lexi is furthering her studies in the Counseling Psychology department.

Lisa Beatty

Believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. Wife and mom. Music lover. Called to full-time service for God in biblical higher education.

Mark Stevenson

Mark Stevenson (PhD, University of Wales) has been teaching in the Bible and Theology Department at Emmaus since 1999. He is the author of the book "The Doctrines of Grace in an Unexpected Place." He and his wife Tonya have 4 children and live in Dubuque, IA.