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About the Author

Joshua Burks, MA
Associate Teacher
The Emmaus Institute for Biblical Studies

Joshua Burks is an Associate Teacher at The Emmaus Institute for Biblical Studies in Lincoln, Nebraska. After finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he went on to serve as a FOCUS missionary for four years at South Dakota State University, two of which he served as the Team Director. Since his time with FOCUS, Joshua completed his MA in Theology from the Augustine Institute in Denver, Colorado, in August 2019. As a teacher, Joshua focuses on New Testament studies and is passionate to see Scripture cherished in the hearts of Christians everywhere as a means of encountering Christ and walking with Him intimately. Joshua married his high school sweetheart Elizabeth in the summer of 2015, and they have since welcomed three beautiful and rambunctious boys.

Published Pieces

Hands at prayer on a Bible

Praying With Scripture: It’s Not About You

If praying with Scripture isn’t only about you or me, then what more is it about? It’s about Jesus. It is all about Jesus.

Joshua Burks
Feb 1, 2023