Douglas Estes
Author—Biblical Scholar—Pastor

Douglas Estes


I'm Lead Pastor of Trinity Church in Mesa, AZ, an adjunct professor at Phoenix Seminary, and the author of several books on biblical scholarship and the church. My focus is the intersection of text, church, and world.

For more info about my background, please check out my CV. I'd love to hear from you; please connect with me via email/social media!


  • Dominican Biblical Institute

    PostDoc in NT
  • University of Nottingham

    PhD in Theology
  • Southeastern Seminary

    ThM & MDiv
  • Virginia Military Institute

    BS in Chemistry


  • Society of Biblical Literature

  • Evangelical Theological Society

  • Institute of Biblical Research

  • Society for the Advancement of Ecclesial Theology


  • Johannine Literature
  • NT Greek
  • Rhetoric
  • Ecclesiology
  • 2nd Century Literature
  • Temporality/Science
  • Minutiae of Dogmatics

Brief Bio

Douglas Estes (PhD, University of Nottingham; PostDoc, Dominican Biblical Institute) is Lead Pastor of Trinity Church in Mesa, AZ. He is the author of several books, including The Questions of Jesus in John (Brill, 2012), and SimChurch (2009).

Douglas lives in Mesa with his wife, Noël, and their three children.

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