David E. Briones

New Testament

Dr. David E. Briones (PhD, Durham University) is associate professor of New Testament.

Dr. Briones joined the Westminster community from Reformation Bible College, where he served as professor of New Testament (2014–2019). Dr. Briones is also currently an adjunct professor at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (2018–present). In addition to his work with Reformation Bible College and Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Dr. Briones has held a number of additional teaching positions, including at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Sterling College, Biola University, Azusa Pacific University, and Durham University. He is the author of Paul’s Financial Policy: A Socio-Theological Approach (T&T Clark, 2013) and is in the process of writing a commentary on Philemon (Philemon, International Theological Commentary Series; T&T Clark) and co-authoring Reading Paul: A Reformed Primer. Dr. Briones’s academic interests lie in the areas of Pauline theology; biblical theology; union with Christ and one another; New Testament exegesis; biblical backgrounds; and comparative studies between the New Testament and extra-biblical literature (Jewish and Greco-Roman). A particular focus of his research is Paul’s theology of relationships in Christ.


  • PhD, Durham University, 2011
  • MA, Durham University, 2008
  • MDiv, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, 2007
  • BA, Biblical Studies, Life Pacific College, 2004


  • Ordained by the Presbytery of the South of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 2019
  • Pulpit Supply and Teaching, Reformation OPC, 2016–2019
  • Pulpit Supply and Teaching, Immanuel PCA, 2014–2016
  • Pulpit Supply and Teaching, Sterling Reformed Presbyterian, 2012–2013
  • Pulpit Supply and Teaching, Christ Church Durham, 2008–2011
  • College Pastor, Chino Valley Community Church, 2005–2007


  • Professor of New Testament, Reformation Bible College, 2014–2019
  • Adjunct Professor, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, 2018–present
  • Dean of Students, Reformation Bible College, 2014–2016
  • Adjunct Professor, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2014–2015, 2017–2018
  • Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Sterling College, 2012–2013
  • Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Biola University, 2011–2012
  • Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Azusa Pacific University, 2011–2012
  • Seminar Teacher, Durham University, 2009–2011


  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Institute of Biblical Research