The features of this Bible were written by an author team who combine biblical knowledge and expertise in reference-book publishing with a pastoral desire to see lives changed. They understand that a solid faith is built as God transforms both mind and heart through his Word.
Martin Manser is a professional reference-book editor. Since 1980 he has compiled or edited over 200 reference books, especially English-language dictionaries and Bible-reference titles. He has served as Managing Editor of the NIV Thematic Study Bible (Hodder), editor of the award-winning Collins Bible Companion (HarperCollins), and revising editor of the 8-million word Matthew Henry Commentary (Zondervan). He is also a Language Trainer and Consultant with national and international companies and organizations.
Mike Beaumont has over 40 years’ experience as a pastor, professor, author, and broadcaster. Now semi-retired, he continues to mentor young leaders and help develop training courses, as well as speaking at conferences and theological colleges across the world. He has contributed to the NIV Thematic Study Bible (Hodder) and The NIV Bible Handbook (Hodder), and his books include The One-Stop Bible Guide and The New Lion Bible Encyclopedia.