ESV Study Bible

Since I made the switch to the ESV a year ago, I have received regular inquires as to, “Which study Bible should I purchase?”

Up to this point, I have given an unsatisfying, “just wait a good is under development.”

I have been tracking the development for almost a year and last week the official web site for the new ESV Study Bible went public.


If you are interested in a study Bible I would encourage you to take a look.  You can look at a sample page and find out all the details.

The list of contributors promises that this will be a very useful study Bible.  It will be “thick.”

Release date is October 15, 2008.

I’ve got it on my wish list and can’t wait to get my copy.

I’ll write a more complete review when I can get my hands on a copy.

Author: Steve

Steve Kilgore joined the staff of Calvary Church in Lancaster, PA in the fall of 2002 as the Pastor of Discipleship to facilitate the equipping ministries, which include Adult Bible Fellowship and other adult discipleship ministries, and work with the rest of the education ministries. He currently serves as the Executive Pastor of Ministries with a focus on providing ministries that facility individuals taking intentional Next Steps for growing and participating in the leadership and administrative aspect at Calvary. He has also taught part-time at Lancaster Bible College in the area of Spiritual Formation and New Testament. Prior to coming to Calvary he served in two churches as well as taught part-time at Philadelphia Biblical University. He was born in Dallas, Texas, but spent the first 13 years of his life in Guatemala where his parents were missionaries. It was there at the age of four and a half that Steve placed his faith in Christ as his Savior. Steve received a Bachelor’s degree in Bible from Philadelphia College of Bible and a Masters of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Steve and his wife, Mary Anne, have their two boys, Andrew and Nathan (both in college), and live in East Lampeter Township. Steve lives and ministers by the personal motto, Know what you believe and why, live it, be able to defend it. His hobbies, other than playing with his family, include tinkering with computers, reading, drinking coffee with his wife, playing and watching basketball. Steve and Mary Anne are looking forward to exploring new hobbies as they transition to life as empty-nesters.

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