The Faculty

Leaders And Teachers

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Dr. Gary Hill


Dr. Gary Hill is the General Editor of The Discovery Bible and received his Baccalaureate degree in Education from Chicago State University. Dr. Hill pursued his theological studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and was awarded an honorary Doctoral Degree in recognition of his work in biblical Hebrew and Greek.

He now leads HELPS Ministries in the production of The Discovery Bible and directs the Discovery Training course for pastors and teachers in developing countries.

Dr. Baruch Korman


Dr. Baruch Korman is an Old Testament scholar and is the senior lecturer at the Zera Avraham Institute based in Israel. He appears on the Israeli Television program Pdut L’amo where he teaches in Hebrew each week from the Bible. Dr. Korman is an ordained rabbi, holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Linguistics (Jewish Studies), and specializes in the translation techniques of the Septuagint (LXX; somtimes called the Greek Old Testament).

His expository Bible Teaching television program “Love Israel” can be seen on numerous television networks across the United States. It deals with both the Old and New Testament and is broadcast in English.

Dr. Jerry Horner


Dr. Jerry Horner served as past Dean of Regent University and Oral Roberts University. He earned his Doctorate at Cambridge University in England. Dr. Horner is a prolific preacher and Bible teacher in the United States and in his International ministry.

He has authored many books, journal articles, and other publications throughout his lifelong dedication to scripture and is serving as Provost of Kingdom Hope Community, and one day, Kingdom Hope College.

Dr. Leland Ryken

Academic Dean & Teacher

Dr. Leland Ryken is a professor of English Emeritus at Wheaton College. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. Dr. Ryken has authored over 30 books and 100 articles and essays devoting much of his scholarship to Bible translations and the study of the Bible as Literature.

He served as Literary Chairman for the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible and is serving as Academic Dean of Kingdom Hope Community, and one day, Kingdom Hope College.

Dr. Eugene Merrill

Dean of Biblical Languages

Dr. Eugene Merrill is a renowned Bible scholar and taught at Dallas Theological Seminary for 38 years until he retired in 2013 as Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Studies. With degrees from Bob Jones University, New York University, and Columbia University, he specialized in the areas of Hebrew and Semitic languages and Old Testament theology.

He was an associate editor of the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (Zondervan) and is serving as Dean of Biblical Languages of Kingdom Hope Community, and one day, Kingdom Hope College.