Dr. Mike Stallard is the Director of International Ministries for the Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. He taught theology for 22 years at Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania where he also served as Director of Ph.D. Studies and Professor and Academic Dean. His main areas of teaching are dispensational premillennialism, ecclesiology, and theological method. He is the founder and moderator of the Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics. He has authored several articles for publications such as The Journal of Ministry and Theology, The Baptist Bulletin, The Conservative Theological Journal/Journal of Dispensational Theology, Bibliotheca Sacra, Israel My Glory, Answers magazine and The Dictionary of Premillennial Theology. He has authored two books – The Early Twentieth Century Dispensationalism of Arno C. Gaebelein (Edwin Mellen Press) and The Books of First and Second Thessalonians: Looking for Christ’s Return (AMG Publishers) and edited a third book entitled Dispensational Understanding of the New Covenant (Regular Baptist Books). He is currently writing an exegetical commentary on the book of Revelation. Dr. Stallard has been a frequent speaker at the Conservative Theological Society, The Evangelical Theological Society, the Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics and the Pre-Trib Study Group. He has several years of experience as a lead pastor, including inner-city church planting. He is the founder and director of the Mission Scranton Urban Outreach Ministry and the founding pastor of New Life Baptist Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Before going into full-time ministry, he was an aerospace engineer including working on F-16 jet fighters for the Israeli Defense Force in Israel. Mike lives with his wife Cindy in West Chester, Pennsylvania. They have three grown children.