Dr. Scott Stripling
ASI Director, JJJ Museum Director, Shiloh Director of Excavations, TBS Provost and VP of Donor Relations
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and English (1984), UT Pan American
Master of Arts in English (1988), UT Pan American
Master of Arts in Biblical Literature (1995), Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Doctor of Ministry in Leadership (2006), Vision International University
Ph. D. in Archaeology and Biblical History (2020), Veritas International University
Dr. Stripling serves as Provost, Vice-President of Donor Relations, and Director of the Archaeology Institute at The Bible Seminary in Katy, Texas. Stripling is the Director of Excavations for the Associates for Biblical Research (ABR) at Ancient Shiloh (2017 to present). Previously, Stripling directed the ABR excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, served as Field Supervisor at Tall el-Hammam in Jordan, and as a supervisor of the Temple Mount Sifting Project in Jerusalem. Stripling did his graduate studies at the University of Texas (M.A.), Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (M.A.), and Veritas International University (Ph.D.). Stripling serves as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Near East Archaeological Society and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, popular magazines, and books. He is a popular speaker at churches and conferences around the world and a guest on numerous television programs and documentaries such as Fox News, The 700 Club, The New York Times, TBN, History Channel, and Discovery Channel. His passion is connecting the material culture of the Holy Land with the biblical text. Scott and Janet, his wife of 38 years, have four grown children and four grandchildren.