Dr. Abraham Kuruvilla is Senior Research Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministries, at Dallas Theological Seminary. Abe centers his ministry around the art and science of preaching: exploring preaching through research and scholarship, explaining preaching by training the next generation of church leaders, and exemplifying preaching in regular pulpit engagements in the US and elsewhere. He has also served as the President of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, and in his spare time he writes homiletics textbooks and preaching commentaries. Before joining Dallas Theological Seminary full-time, he was an adjunct professor there in the Department of Pastoral Ministries. He has also served as interim preacher of churches in Houston, Boston, Plano, Sherman, and Dallas, and preaches frequently in pulpits in the US and abroad. Dr. Kuruvilla is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and he maintains an active clinical schedule seeing patients and taking care of their skin, hair, and nails! Single by choice, he has a special interest in the theology of Christ-centered singleness and celibacy.