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Derik Vett

Texas, USA

Derik serves as the Evangelist for the Northeast Worship Center of the DFW Church. Along with his wife, Leigh Anne, he brings both missionary and ministry experience. Since 1991, they have planted churches in Eurasia, the Baltic, and the Nordic, as well as leading Youth, Campus, and Adult ministries in California and Texas. He still currently serves on the Eurasian Missions Board. Derik got his B.A. in Graphic Design from California State University of Northridge, and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Abilene Christian University in 2019.

The Importance of Genre

The Bible is not only a collection of books. It is a collection of literary styles: Law, History, Prophecy, Poetry, Gospels, Epistles, Wisdom and Apocalyptic texts. In order to practice good hermeneutics in interpreting biblical texts, the genre of the text must be taken into consideration. This class will discuss the importance of genre, the resources you will need, and an exegetical example of using genre in interpreting a biblical text.

Thursday, February 24th

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM




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