Justin Holcomb

Justin is an Episcopal priest (serving as the Canon for Vocations in the Diocese of Central Florida) and teaches theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Reformed Theological Seminary. He previously taught at the University of Virginia and Emory University.

Justin holds two masters degrees from Reformed Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Emory University.

Justin wrote Know the Heretics, Know the Creeds and Councils, On the Grace of God, and Acts: A 12-Week Study. He and his wife, Lindsey, are authors of three books: Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual AssaultIs It My Fault?: Hope and Healing for Those Suffering Domestic Violence; and God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies. He is also the editor of Christian Theologies of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction (NYU Press, 2006) and For the World: Essays in Honor of Richard L. Pratt Jr.

Justin serves on the boards of REST (Real Escape from the Sex Trade) and GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in Christian Environments).

Books by Justin Holcomb

Articles By Justin Holcomb

Jesus’ Last Words

Friday April 14, 2017

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On Good Friday each year we take some time to meditate on the depth of Jesus’ sacrifice for us in suffering a humiliating, bloody death by crucifixion. It’s a time to dwell on what Jesus suffered...

Happy Mother’s Day

Sunday May 8, 2016

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Happy Mother’s Day to you and yours! In honor of today, Justin Holcomb has a few words of tribute and perspective.

Jesus Has Emotions Too

Thursday February 25, 2016

bible teaching incarnation jesus

By going to the concrete acts and emotions of the real person, Jesus Christ, the full glory of God’s compassion for and identification with humanity is brought out in startling relief.

What Do You Do for a Living?

Tuesday June 2, 2015

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The question What do you do? is what our culture uses to define ourselves and other people—to determine Who are you? How valuable are you? Many of us see work as a key part of our identity. Our work makes us feel useful—or not, which is why many unemployed and retired people can fall into despair.