The teaching ministry of Ray Van Laan has be so enriching and enlightening for me throughout the years, opening my eyes to the first century world of Jesus more than anyone else. He’s the founder of the That The World May Know Ministries and the Faith Lessons video series, by Zondervan. He has also written the Echoes of His Presence as well as the introduction to the recently released, Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewish Words of Jesus Can Change Your Life by Lois Tverberg. RVL has taught Bible classes at Holland Christian High School in Holland, Michigan for over 25 years. He is an ordained minister with the Christian Reformed Church. He regularly takes trips to other churches throughout the United States to teach and, since 1977, he has hosted more than 7,000 people on biblical study tours in Egypt, Israel, and Turkey. His DVDs, articles, and lectures about the life and times of Christ have helped to illuminate the text of the Scriptures and provided I cannot recommend him enough. Be sure to check him out!