- 1998–2002 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IL, Ph.D. in New Testament.
- 1991-93, 98 University of Oslo Oslo, Norway, Cand.mag. (Degree in Classical Greek and Hebrew)
- 1991-95 Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology Oslo, Norway, Cand.theol.
- 1987-91 Fjellhaug Mission Seminary Oslo, Norway, Misjonskandidat
- Summer 2007, 2008-2010 Candler School of Theology Atlanta, GA, Visiting Scholar
- 2006-07 Joint Language School Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Studies in Amharic
- January 1997 Ulpan Akiva Netanya, Israel, Studies in Hebrew
- PhD-grad i Det nye testamente:
Dissertation: “Paul’s Critique of the Jewish Confidence in the Election
of Israel in 2 Corinthians 11:16-12:10 and Philippians 3:1-11.”
Supervisors: D. A. Carson and Peter T. O’Brien.
- 2011-present Fjellhaug International University College, Associate Professor
- 2008-present Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Visiting Lecturer
- 2009-2010 Tabor Evangelical College Hawassa, Ethiopia, Visiting Instructor
- 2006-2008 Mekane Yesus Theological Seminary & Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Full-time Instructor
- 2003-2006 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IL, Assistant Professor of New Testament
- 2002-2003 Beeson Divinity School Birmingham, AL, Adjunct Instructor of New Testament
- 1995 Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology Oslo, Norway, Teaching Fellow
- 1992-1993 Fossnes Bible College Stokke, Norway, Professor (part time)
- 2011-present External Member: The Research Council, Copenhagen Lutheran School of Theology
- 2008-present Reviewer: Scandinavian Evangelical E-Journal
- 2005-present Institute for Biblical Research
- 1998-present Society of Biblical Literature
- 1998-present Evangelical Theological Society