Matthew L. Skinner is Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul. His research interests focus on the Gospels and the book of Acts, the cultural world reflected in the New Testament, and the Bible's potential for shaping the theological imaginations of its readers. An effective teacher for conferences and congregations, he helped create the website EnterTheBible.org and contributes frequently to WorkingPreacher.org. He’s part of the team that produces Sermon Brainwave, a weekly podcast for preachers and others exploring the biblical texts assigned by the Revised Common Lectionary. He holds degrees from Brown University and Princeton Theological Seminary and is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). His most recent book is Intrusive God, Disruptive Gospel: Encountering the Divine in the Book of Acts. For more information and other things to read, visit MatthewSkinner.org.