Phillip J. Long
Professor of Bible & Ministry

B.Th. – Grace Bible College (nka Grace Christian University)
M.A. – Talbot School of Theology (BIOLA University)
M.A. – Talbot Theological Seminary
Ph.D. – Andrews University

Long is the author of The Book of Enoch for Beginners: An Introductory Guide to Enhance Your Understanding of the Biblical World (Rockridge, 2022), Galatians: Freedom through God’s Grace (Wipf & Stock, 2019), Jesus the Bridegroom (Pickwick, 2012) and he has contributed several articles and book reviews for theological journals. He currently serves as editor of the Journal of Grace Theology. He has served as an interim pastor in Michigan and California and served as teaching pastor at Rush Creek Bible Church, Byron Center, Michigan. He regularly leads trips to Israel, Jordan, and Turkey for Grace and has done so since 2005.

He routinely blogs at Reading Acts, and many of his papers are available at

Married to Lori since 1984, he has two daughters, Amy and Caroline.

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