Free Online Bible Classes | Bill Mounce (Founder and President)

Bill Mounce (Founder and President)


Ph.D. 1981, in New Testament. Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Scotland (including three months language study in Germany). Supervisor: I. Howard Marshall. Thesis: “The Origin of the New Testament Metaphor of Rebirth.”

M.A. 1977, in Biblical Studies. Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California.

B.A. 1975, in Biblical Studies, minor in Greek. Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota; Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1971-74.

Professional experience

2000-Present. President,

2007-Present. Research Professor, Western Seminary

2011-2012. Vice President of Educational Development,

2010-2011. Vice President of Educational Development,

2001 - 2007. Lead Pastor at Shiloh Hills Fellowship, Spokane, WA

1997 - 2001. Professor of New Testament and Director of the Greek Language Program, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

1992 - 1997. Writer, Spokane, Washington.

1992 - 1997. Associate pastor, Garland Avenue Alliance Church, Spokane, Washington.

1982 - 1992. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Full professor. 

1981-82. Rockmont College, Denver, Colorado.  Part-time teacher and ski coach for college team.


2010 to present. Committee on Bible Translation (NIV)

1990-2009. New Testament chair of the English Standard Version (Crossway Books, 2001).

Primary books published

The Path: Beginning Your Spiritual Journey (Zondervan, 2018)

The Basics of Koine Greek, textbook and workbook (Zondervan, 2020).

Biblical Greek: A Compact Guide (Zondervan, 2011)

The Zondervan Greek and English Interlinear New Testament (NASB/NIV) (Zondervan, 2009). Also KJV/NIV and NLT/TNIV editions.

Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, General Editor (Zondervan, 2006).

Interlinear for the Rest of Us (Zondervan, 2006).

The Basics of Biblical Greek, textbook and workbook (Zondervan, 1993, 2003, 2009).

Basics of Biblical Greek Vocabulary Cards (Zondervan, 2010)

Greek for the Rest of Us  (Zondervan, 2003).

The Crossway Comprehensive Concordance of the Holy Bible, Compiler (Crossway, 2002).

The NIV English-Greek New Testament: a reverse interlinear (Zondervan, 2000).

The Pastoral Epistles. Word Biblical Commentary (Thomas Nelson/Word, 2000).

A Graded Reader of Biblical Greek (Zondervan, 1995).

The Morphology of Biblical Greek (Zondervan, 1994).

The Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament (Zondervan, 1993).

Profiles in Faith (Gospel Light, 1985).  Sunday School curriculum.

A Theological German Word List (privately published, 1979). Co-authored.  81 pp.

The Complete Concordance to the God’s Word Translation (World, 1995). Co-edited.

Articles published

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (revised). Vols. 3 and 4.  (Eerdmans, 1985, 1987). Articles on Mahanaim, Phoenix, Netophah, Netophathite, Perazim, Pharathon, Money (revision), Northeaster, Syrtis, Current money.

Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker, 1985).  Articles on Heavenlies, Honor, Lake of Fire, and Magnificat.

Lockyer's Bible Dictionary. Articles on Hermeneutics, Olivet Discourse, Messiah, Temptation of Christ, Seven Words from the Cross, Hagiographa, and Agrapha.

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Review of commentary by I. Howard Marshall on 1 and 2 Thessalonians (Vol 26:4; 1983).

The Bible Newsletter: “What’s the Answer?” (Eerdmans, 1981).  A question and answer column.

Papers read

“Can the ESV and TNIV Co-exist in the Same Universe,” Evangelical Theological Society national meeting, 2011.

“The Origin of the New Testament Metaphor of Rebirth,” Evangelical Theological Society national meeting, 1982.


Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year Award, Azusa Pacific University, 1987-88.

A half and full “Blue” from the University of Aberdeen for basketball on the University team and the Scottish National Collegiate team.

Graduated from college summa cum laude.


The Evangelical Theological Society

The Institute of Biblical Research

The Tyndale House

Software development, an online school offering the finest in evangelical education. (formerly,, an online school for learning Greek.

Learning the Basics of Biblical Greek, a virtual classroom for learning Greek that makes use of multimedia and the Internet

Teknia Language Tools™, FlashWorks ™, and ParseWorks™, interactive computer programs for learning languages.

ChurchWorks™, an integrated church management software program.

DonorWorks™, a donation tracking program for non-profit organizations.


Born February 17, 1953. Married. Three adult children. Ordained by the Baptist General Conference.

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