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Abner Chou

President / The Master's University and Seminary

Abner Chou is the president of The Master’s University and Seminary and John F. MacArthur Endowed Fellow. He began to teach Greek at the University in 2004 and continued to teach both at the University and Seminary. He also spent two years teaching in Jerusalem with the Israel Bible Extension program (IBEX). Dr. Chou has written several papers for Evangelical Theological Society, completed several encyclopedia articles, contributed to a study Bible, and penned an article entitled, “Myth-Busters,” featured in Answers Magazine. He also has written a book on a biblical theology of vision, a commentary on Lamentations and Deuteronomy, a book on hermeneutics, was the head translator for the Legacy Standard Bible, and is currently involved in writing a commentary series on the Old Testament. Ultimately, he aims for students to know the Word of God deeply, study it accurately, and be driven by it to live fully for the Kingdom.

In 2009, Dr. Chou was honored as The Master’s College “Teacher of the Year.” He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature. He also serves at Grace Community Church as an elder over Sojourners, a fellowship group that focuses on the Old Testament. He enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, drawing stick figures, and spending time with students and, of course, his family. The Lord has blessed Dr. Chou with an incredible wife and ministry partner, Johanna, and four children: Nehemiah, Naomi, Meital, and Hannah.

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