WCPPC favorite Dale Bruner returns in 2013 to teach us the morning Bible sessions – Overviews of the Gospels and Acts.


Dale became a Christian under the teaching of Henrietta Mears at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. It was there that he met his wife Kathy and discerned his call to be a professor.

He taught at the Union Theological Seminary in Manila, Philippines from 1964-1975. From 1975-1997, Dr. Bruner taught at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington holding the position of George & Lyda Wasson Professor of Religion.. Since then he has been writing commentaries at the Fuller Theological Seminary, in Pasadena, California. His commentary on The Gospel of John won a 2013 Christianity Today book award. Dale is currently writing his commentary on Romans. Dale has a passion for connecting and working with scholarship on biblical narrative.


The Gospel of John: A Commentary (Feb 2012)

Matthew: A Commentary (2 volumes; revised and expanded edition, Eerdmans, 2004).

The Holy Spirit: Shy Member of the Trinity (Augsburg, 1983), with William Holdern.

A Theology of the Holy Spirit: The Pentecostal Experience and the New Testament Witness (Eerdmans, 1970).


Dale teaches an aweseom Adult Bible Class every Sunday at Hollywood Presbyterian Church. Check out his podcasts at: