Matt Skinner, one of the co-hosts of the popular Sermon Brainwave podcast, has served on the Luther Seminary faculty since 2002. His research and teaching focus on the Bible’s ongoing capacity to shape Christian identity among its readers. His newest book is Matthew: The Gospel of Promised Blessings (Abiding Press, 2024), and his commentary on the Acts of the Apostles (Interpretation Bible Commentary) is scheduled to be published in November. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Skinner has contributed to numerous print and digital resources to assist preachers with biblical interpretation. He also serves in a Presbyterian congregation in downtown Minneapolis. He teaches frequently at workshops and conferences for church leaders.