Stepan Joubert.jpgJoubert has served for more than a decade as professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Pretoria. He has produced about 40 academic research papers, 10 essays for publication in international academic works as well as an international monograph on Paul. He has been a teaching pastor at a mega-Church in Pretoria, as well as a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars around the world on leadership and church dynamics. He writes a weekly column for a Cape Town newspaper, as well as a monthly editorial for a Christian magazine, and is the editor of a large internet church (24,000 members). Stephan has written 47 Christian books and is the co-editor of a contemporary Afrikaans translation of the Bible which has won the award for the best religious publication of the year in South Africa. He received the Van Drimmelen medal from the South African Academy for Science and Arts.