Kenneth Boa is engaged in a ministry of relational evangelism and discipleship, teaching, writing, and speaking. He holds a B.S. from Case Institute of Technology, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Ph.D. from New York University, and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford in England.

Dr. Boa is the President of Reflections Ministries, an organization that seeks to encourage, teach, and equip people to know Christ, follow Him, become progressively conformed to His image, and reproduce His life in others. He is also President of Trinity House Publishers, a publishing company that is dedicated to the creation of tools that will help people manifest eternal values in a temporal arena by drawing them to intimacy with God and a better understanding of the culture in which they live.

Education

Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio: B.S., 1967.
Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas: Th.M., 1972.
New York University, New York, New York: Ph.D., 1985.
University of Oxford, Oxford, England: D.Phil., 1994.

Professional Experience

Teacher, University of Plano, Plano, Texas, 1969-72.
Teacher and writer, New Life, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee, 1972-75.
Faculty and College Chaplain, The King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1976-79.
Teacher and writer, chief editor of books, Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-82.
Atlanta Area Director, Search Ministries, Lutherville, Maryland, 1982-1990.
Part-time management consultant and teacher, Effective Communication and Development, Inc., Ossining, New York, 1984-1986.
Divisional Director, Search Ministries, Ellicott City, Maryland, 1991-1995.
President, Trinity House Publishers, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, 1993-present.
President, Reflections Ministries, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, 1995-present.

Publications

God, I Don’t Understand. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1975.
“What Is Behind Morality?” Bibliotheca Sacra, 133:530 (April-June, 1976), 153-64.
Cults, World Religions, and You. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1977.
The Return of the Star of Bethlehem. Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1980.
Talk Thru the Old Testament. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 1980.
Talk Thru the New Testament. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 1981.
I’m Glad You Asked. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1982, 1994.
“Time After Time.” Kindred Spirit, Spring, 1983, pp. 8-14.
Seeds of Change. Westchester, Illinois: Crossway Books, 1983.
Talk Thru the Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983, 1990.
The Open Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983, 1985. Editor and author of the introductions to the books of the Bible as well as the Visual Survey of the Bible.
The Return of the Star of Bethlehem. Revised edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1985.
The Open Bible Companion. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1986.
Visual Survey of the Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1986.
Drawing Near: A Scripture Guide to Prayer and Renewal. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987.
Unraveling the Big Questions about God. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1988.
Night Light. Brentwood, Tennessee: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, 1989.
Cults, World Religions, and the Occult. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1990.
Contributor to Living Ethically in the 90’s. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1990.
ScriptureTalks with God. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1990.
Seeds of Change. Expanded edition. Nashville: Sparrow Press, 1991.
Contributor to Rhythms of the Heart. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1993.
Handbook to Prayer: Praying Scripture Back to God. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 1993.
Contributor to Vital Contemporary Issues. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1994.
Contributor to Basic Theology: Applied. Wheaton, Illinois: Victor Books, 1995.
Handbook to Renewal: Renewing Your Mind with Affirmations from Scripture. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 1996.
Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Intimate Worship. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997.
Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997.
Contributor to the Promise Keeper’s Men’s Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997.
Simple Prayers: A Daybook of Conversations with God. Tulsa: Honor Books, 1997.
Sole contributor to the Two-Year Daily Reading & Prayer Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997.
An Unchanging Faith in a Changing World. Nashville: Oliver-Nelson, 1997.
That I May Know God: Pathways to Spiritual Formation. Sisters, Oregon: Multnomah, 1998.
Contributor to The Leadership Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998.
Contributor to Destiny and Deliverance: Spiritual Insights from the Life of Moses. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1998.
Simple Prayers for Women. Tulsa: Honor Books, 1999.
Simple Prayers for Graduates. Tulsa: Honor Books, 1999.
Pursuing Wisdom: A Biblical Approach from Proverbs. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1999.
The Art of Living Well: A Biblical Approach from Proverbs. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1999.
Contributor to God’s Words of Life for Leaders. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.
Seasons of Prayer: In Word and Image. Tulsa: Honor Books, 1999.
Consulting Editor of the Zondervan NASB Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.
Wisdom at Work: A Biblical Approach to the Workplace. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2000.
Romans. Volume 6 of the Holman New Testament Commentary. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2000.
Sacred Readings: A Journal. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2000.
Historic Creeds: A Journal. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2000.
Living what You Believe: Wisdom from the Book of James. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2000.
Psalms: A Journal. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2001.
The Trinity: A Journal. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2001.
Editor-in-Chief, The Life Promises Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.
Faith Has its Reasons: An Integrative Approach to Defending Christianity. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2001.
Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001.
A Light for My Path: Meeting God in 365 Key Chapters of the Bible. Ann Arbor: Servant Publications, 2001.
The Wilkinson and Boa Bible Handbook. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2002.
Jesus in the Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2002.
20 Compelling Evidences that God Exists. Tulsa: RiverOak, 2002.
A Simple Book of Prayers. Tulsa: Honor Books, 2003.
Living Promises. Nashville: J. Countryman, 2003.
Living Praises. Nashville: J. Countryman, 2003.
Augustine to Freud: What Theologians and Psychologists Tell Us About Human Nature. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2004.
The Heart of God: Praying the Scriptures to Expand Your Vision. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005.
20 Compelling Evidences that God Exists. Second edition. Colorado Springs: Victor, 2005.
The Perfect Leader. Colorado Springs: Victor, 2006.
The Gospel According to The Da Vinci Code: The Truth Behind the Writings of Dan Brown. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2006.
Faith Has its Reasons. Second edition. Colorado Springs: Paternoster, 2006.
Hearts and Minds: Raising Your Child with a Christian View of the World. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 2006.
God, I Don’t Understand. New edition. Colorado Springs: Victor, 2007.
A Guided Tour of the Bible. Colorado Springs: Authentic, 2007.
Sense and Nonsense about Angels and Demons. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007.
Sense and Nonsense about Heaven and Hell. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007.
Handbook to Leadership: Leadership in the Image of God. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2007.
Passionate Living: Praises and Promises. Colorado Springs: Authentic, 2007.
Passionate Living: Wisdom and Truth. Colorado Springs: Authentic, 2007.
Handbook to Scripture: A One-Year Journey Through 365 Key Chapters in the Bible. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2008.
The 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible. Ventura, CA: Regal, 2008.
Handbook to Spiritual Growth: Twelve Facets of the Spiritual Life. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2009.
Contributor to Game Plan for Life. Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 2009.
Simple Prayers: A Daybook of Conversations with God. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2010.
A Taste of the Classics: Volume 1. Colorado Springs: Biblica, 2010.
A Taste of the Classics: Volume 2. Colorado Springs: Biblica, 2010.
A Taste of the Classics: Volume 3. Colorado Springs: Biblica, 2010.
A Taste of the Classics: Volume 4. Colorado Springs: Biblica, 2010.
Transforming Prayers. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2010.
Handbook to Wisdom: Praise, Promises, Wisdom & Truth. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2011.
Handbook to Scripture: Integrating the Bible into Everyday Life. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011.
Handbook to Wisdom: Biblical Insights for Everyday Life. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011.
Author of Notes, NIV Once-A-Day Morning and Evening Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012.
Once-A-Day 40 Days to Easter. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012.
Once-A-Day 25 Days of Advent. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012.
Transforming Prayers 2. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2013.
I’m Glad You Asked. Second edition. Ellicott City, MD: Search Press, 2013.
Scripture Prayer Guide: A Topical Arrangement of Prayers from Scripture. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2013.
A Journal of Sacred Readings: Spiritual Formation through Personal Encounters with Scripture. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2015.
Leadership in the Image of God: A Top-down Vision of Biblical Leadership. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2015.
Everything Matters: Biblical Wisdom for a Meaningful Life. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2015.
The Pursuit of God Today: Living Out the Truths in A. W. Tozer’s Classic. Atlanta: Trinity House Publishers, 2015.
Rewriting Your Broken Story: The Power of an Eternal Perspective. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Book Awards

Evangelical Christian Publishers Association

Gold Medallion Book Awards

An Unchanging Faith in a Changing World. Nashville: Oliver-Nelson, 1998.
Zondervan NASB Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.
Faith Has its Reasons: An Integrative Approach to Defending Christianity. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2001.