Rev. Bill Crowder

Bible Teacher of Our Daily Bread Ministries

Bible Exposition

Topic : Seeing the Heart of Christ

Language: English (with Cantonese, Mandarin and Sign Language interpretation)

Rev. Bill Crowder

DateTopic & Message SummaryScripture
1st August A Heart That Touches (A Leper) Mark 1:40-44
2nd August A Heart That Understands (Centurion) Matthew 8:5-13
3rd August A Heart That Cares (Two Daughters) Mark 5:25-42
4th August A Heart That Confronts (Simon the Pharisee) Luke 7:36-50
5th August A Heart That Reaches (Syro-Phoenician Woman) Matthew 15:21-28
6th August A Heart That Restores (Blind Man) Mark 8:22-26
7th August / /
8th August A Heart That Transforms (Zaccheus) Luke 19:1-10
9th August A Heart That Forgives (Woman in Adultery) John 8:1-11
10th August A Heart That Challenges (Pontius Pilate) John 18 - 19


Rev. Bill Crowder joined the Our Daily Bread Ministries in 2001 after more than 20 years in the pastorate stretching from West Virginia to southern California to west Michigan. As vice president of ministry content, Bill provides biblical and theological evaluation of the ministry’s content for their various ministry efforts. Bill spends much of his time in a Bible-conference ministry around the world, serving ODBM offices and their outreach to their local communities.

Bill has a special interest in the study of Bible characters, drawing many life lessons from their stories. It has given him much insight that he shares with us in his Bible teaching and writing.

Bill is a contributing writer for the Our Daily Bread devotional and has written many Bible study booklets for ODBM’s Discovery Series. He has also published a number of books with over one million in distribution, including “Seeing the Heart of Christ ”. Bill also serves as a co-host on the “Discover the Word” daily radio program, heard nationwide.

Bill and his wife, Marlene, have been married for over 40 years and have five adult children and a growing legion of grandchildren.

Rev. Stephen Lee

President Emeritus of China Graduate School of Theology

Preaching Hour

Topic : The Faith We Confess – Credo and Old Testament Theology

Language: Cantonese (with Mandarin and Sign Language interpretation)

Rev. Stephen Lee

DateTopic & Message SummaryScripture
1st August God the Father Almighty Genesis 17:1-27
2nd August Creator of Light and Darkness Isaiah 44:24-45:17
3rd August Jesus Christ our Lord Matthew 1:1-25
4th August Virgin Mary and Pontius Pilate I Samuel 1:1-28
5th August Crucified, Dead and Buried Jonah 1:17-2:10
6th August Seated at God’s Right Hand Hebrews 10:10-25
7th August / /
8th August Second Coming and Last Judgment Joel 3:1-21
9th August Holy Spirit and the Church Ezekiel 37:1-14
10th August This is Life Everlasting Revelation 21:1-22:5


Rev. Stephen Lee grew up in a pastor's family.  He was clearly called by Lord in high school.  After graduated in Hong Kong in the 1970s, he further studied Old Testament and systematic theology in the UK and USA.

From 1983 to 1989, Rev. Lee pastored in Shatin and Vancouver, and served as a Visiting Professor at Alliance Bible Seminary (ABS), China Graduate School of Theology (CGST), and Regent College .  In 1993, he joined CGST and served as Academic Dean. 

In 2005, Rev. Lee moved to Toronto and served as the consultant pastor of Richmond Hill Christian Community Church, as well as the Visiting Professor in the Canadian Chinese School of Theology, and the editor-in-chief of the Old Testament of the Contemporary Chinese Version (CCV). 

From 2013 to 2021, Rev. Lee served as the President of CGST and the Lam Ko Kit Tak Professor of the Bible Division. In 2014, he was ordained as a pastor by the Alliance Church .

Rev. Lee’s publications include “A Layman's Guide to the Old Testament ” (1997), “16 Questions We Dare Not Ask at Church” (2017), “Alone with Moses: Finding Life Wisdom in Torah” (2018), and 250 online sermons.

Rev. David Pao

Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Revival Message

Topic : Come, Lord Jesus!

Language: Cantonese (with Mandarin and Sign Language interpretation)

Rev. David Pao

DateTopic & Message SummaryScripture
1st August That Day, That Hour Matthew 24:32-44
2nd August Judgment on this Generation 1 Kings 10:1-10
3rd August Coming with the Clouds of Heaven Daniel 6:16-28
4th August A Great Chasm Set in Place Luke 16:19-31
5th August Faith on Earth Luke 18:1-8
6th August Justice and Mercy Genesis 18:22-33
7th August The Lawless One 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12
8th August I Am with You Always Matthew 28:16-20
9th August Get Up, Let’s Go! John 14:1-4, 27-31
10th August Faithful and True Revelation 19:11-16


Rev. David Pao is a graduate of Wheaton College (BA , MA) and Harvard University (MTS, MA, PhD), specializing in Greco-Roman World and Early Christianity. He is currently the Academic Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, an institution in which he has served since 1998.

Rev. Pao’s publications include “Acts and the Isaianic New Exodus” (Mohr Siebeck/Baker, 2002), “Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme” (InterVarsity, 2002), “Early Christian Voices: In Texts, Traditions, and Symbols” (coeditor, Brill, 2003), “After Imperialism: Christian Identity in China and the Global Evangelical Movement” (coeditor, Pickwick, 2011), “Commentary on Colossians and Philemon” (Zondervan, 2012),  “Ascent into Heaven in Luke-Acts: New Explorations of Luke’s Narrative Hinge” (coeditor, Fortress, 2016), and “Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles” (Brill, forthcoming). He is also serving as the New Testament editor of the Tien Dao Bible Commentary series and the consulting editor of the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.