It is a ministry project developed by Dr. John Bechtle, an experienced professor and writer who has spent several decades helping people understand the Scriptures.
Dr. John Bechtle
first learned Greek as a Bible college student back in 1967-8.
Dr. Bechtle majored in New Testament at Talbot Seminary, then completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary.
doctoral program focused on New Testament Greek, with an emphasis on educational psychology and its application to the learning of ancient languages.
As part of the program, he wrote a self-teaching textbook for beginning Greek, Greek Behind the Prof's Back.
He served as a professor and administrator at Arizona College of the Bible from 1972 to 1997, teaching Greek, Bible, and other related subjects.
has also taught Greek and church history as an adjunct instructor for extensions of Talbot Seminary
, Pacific Christian College graduate school
, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary
, and Phoenix Seminary
John also spent over a year as an instructor of the Old Testament Walk Thru the Bible Seminar, as well as producing a daily Bible study radio program for the college.
has been involved in writing projects, both scholarly and popular.
did the research for the verse-by-verse commentary on Proverbs in the Holman Old Testament Commentary series edited by Dr. Max Anders.
also participated in the Complete Biblical Library project, contributing Greek and Hebrew word studies and writing the commentary on 1 John-Jude.
For the last few years, he has served as Director of the Telos Institute International, a college-level distance learning program serving home school families.
He also serves as elder, teaches adult Sunday School, and participates in the music ministry of his local church in Indianapolis, Indiana.