Biola University, B.A.
Westminster Theological Seminary, MDiv
Fuller Theological Seminary, Ph.D.

About Dr. House

Dr. Mark House has been a pastor in the OPC and the PCA for 25 years, having pastored two churches in Southern California. Dr. House graduated with a B.A. in Humanities from Biola University (1976). His initial seminary training was at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (MDiv 1980). More recently (2002), he received his Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary in New Testament Studies. His dissertation, received with distinction, dealt with the correlation between linguistic style and authorship.

While pastoring, Dr. House has taught seminary courses as an adjunct professor at Talbot School of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, and New Geneva Theological Seminary for the past decade. Courses he has taught include: NT Greek, NT exegetical methods, Exegesis of the Johannine Epistles, and the History of Apologetics. Dr. House also taught a summer course in Christian Ethics in the Ukraine.

Currently, Dr. House is the New Testament and Greek Academic Editor for Hendrickson Publishers in Peabody, Massachusetts. He has published several book reviews and articles, and is currently working on a series of articles for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Christian Literature.

Dr. House resides in Peabody, Massachusetts with his wife, Sharon (married 1975), and two of their four children. Dr. House has been with RTS Global since 2008.


  • Review of Introducing the New Testament by John Drane, Review of Biblical Literature (RBL Online)
  • Review of Interpreting Galatians: Explorations in Exegetical Method by Moises Silva, Review of Biblical Literature (RBL Online)
  • Review of A Guide to New Testament Greek by Erwin Penner, Review of Biblical Literature (RBL Online)
  • “Apologetics/Protreptics,” “Athenagorus of Athens,” “Ignatius of Antioch” for the Encyclopedia of Christian Literature(Hendrickson, publication forthcoming in 2008)
  • “Getting the Most from Strong’s Concordance,” new Introduction to Strongs’s Exhaustive Concordance (Hendrickson, 2006)
  • New chapter on “Textual Criticism and Bible Translations” and expansions to two existing chapters in Harold Greenlee, The New Testament Text: From Manuscript to Modern Edition(Revision of Scribes, Scrolls, and Scripture; Hendrickson, publication forthcoming in 2008)