Nehemiah is not only an example of great leadership; his story shows us in living color God's sovereign plan to work through his people for his redemptive purposes in Jesus Christ. Kathleen leads us to immerse ourselves in a dramatic story of GOd's people led by a godly leader at a crucal point in salvation history. Ten fill-in-the-blank Bible studies. Spiral Bound. Includes Notes for Leaders, Book Outline, Timelines, Geographical Map of Nehemiah's World, and a sketch of the Temple walls,
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Kathleen Nielson holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in literature from Vanderbilt University and a B.A. from Wheaton College (Illinois). She has taught in the English departments at Vanderbilt University, Bethel College (Minnesota), and Wheaton College. She is the author of numerous Bible studies, and the book Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word, as well as various articles and poems. Kathleen has directed and taught womens Bible studies at several churches and speaks extensively at conferences and retreats. She serves as director of womens initiatives for The Gospel Coalition and on the board of directors of The Charles Simeon Trust. Kathleen and her husband Niel (president of Covenant College 20022012, now leading an enterprise in global Christian education) have three sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren!
Dr. Kathleen Nielson brings her great love for the Word of God to bear upon the dramatic story and themes of restoration found in the Book of Nehemiah. This study brings us face to face with God?s covenant people and God?s faithfulness to His promises. Kathleen, a gifted teacher, guides the student to consider the text and contexts with an historical, redemptive perspective, pointing us to the fulfillment of God ?s promises in Christ.