Dr. Jeffrey Weima is Professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary, where he has taught for 29 years. He is a sought-after speaker who is able to communicate well the truths of the Bible in an interesting, contemporary and practical manner. Jeff has published six books thus far: Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings (Sheffield 1994); An Annotated Bibliography of 1 and 2 Thessalonians (Brill 1998); two commentaries on 1 & 2 Thessalonians–one brief (Zondervan 2002) and the other extensive (710 pages; Baker 2014); and Paul the Ancient Letter Writer: An Introduction to Epistolary Analysis (Baker 2016). His sixth book, The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation: A Commentary & Guide (Baker 2021), appeared in print this summer. Jeff is also the author of numerous scholarly articles, academic essays, and book reviews. He is an active member of several academic societies, lectures in countries all over the world, leads biblical study tours to Greece, Turkey, Israel/Jordan, and Italy, conducts intensive preaching seminars for pastors, and preaches/speaks widely in churches in both the USA and Canada.
Jeff and his wife, Bernice, have been married for 38 years. They have four children and eight very cute grandkids.
Dr. Weima is especially gifted in taking complex biblical subjects and not only presenting them in a clear, understandable, and even entertaining way but also spelling out the practical implications of these matters for believers today. Consequently, he is frequently asked to serve as a keynote speaker for various organizations or to give inspirational addresses to a variety of audiences. He also often speaks to adult education classes on a variety of biblical subjects such as the following:
How To Read the Bible For All Its Worth
From Patmos to Paradise: The Seven Sermons to the Seven Churches of Rev 2-3
Left Behind: Why Reformed Folks Should Leave These Books Behind
The Rapture: A Biblical Truth or Mistaken Idea?
Sex, Second Coming & Sanctification: 1 Thessalonians & Its Message for the Church Today
Paul: Missionary & Letter Writer
Neglected Letters of the New Testament (Philemon, Jude, 2 John)
1 Corinthians and Its Message for the Church Today
1 Corinthians 11:17-34: What Does It Mean for Children at the Lord’s Supper?
Same-Sex Activity: What does the New Testament Say?
What is Prayer?
Blog and Forum Contributions
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Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings (Sheffield 1994)
An Annotated Bibliography of 1 and 2 Thessalonians (Brill 1998)
Two commentaries on 1 & 2 Thessalonians–one brief (Zondervan 2002) and the other extensive (710 pages; Baker 2014)
Paul the Ancient Letter Writer: An Introduction to Epistolary Analysis (Baker 2016)
The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation: A Commentary & Guide (Baker 2021)