Scott Stripling has been actively involved in ministry since age 18—that is 36 years! Scott serves as the provost at The Bible Seminary in Katy (Houston), Texas and as the Director of Excavations for the Associates for Biblical Research at Khirbet el-Maqatir and Shiloh, Israel. Scott is a sought after speaker at churches, conferences, and seminars.


Scott Stripling is the Director of the Khirbet el-Maqatir excavations. From 1995 to 2016, Associates of Biblical Research has excavated at Khirbet el-Maqatir.  ABR has established that this is likely Ai of Joshua 7-8 and possibly Ephraim of John 11:54.


Scott will be opening a new excavation at the amazing site of biblical Shiloh in 2017.

Logos Bible Software has added Archaeology 101 video material to its product offerings. The video features Dr. Scott Stripling, ABR Director of Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Israel.


Scott Stripling also preaches and leads Bible studies for those who are incarcerated.


"Dr. Scott Stripling has been teaching classes to the inmates at Jester lll Prison for 5 years. He has been bringing scriptures alive with his wisdom from his archeological digs in Israel and bringing Christian history to the present."


-Chaplain Tom Lowe