Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources (LifeWay.com). Among his greatest joys are his family:
his wife Nellie Jo; three sons, Sam,
Art, and Jess; and six grandchildren.
He was founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism, and Church Growth at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His many books include Surprising Insights from the Unchurched, The Unexpected Journey, and Breakout Churches.
Faint Coptic letters were found behind the Arabic script in an ancient Qur'an palimpsest. Experts discovered the Coptic text was from the Old Testament’s Book of Deuteronomy—part of the Torah and the Christian Old Testament.