Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University and president of Risen Jesus, Inc. He has a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from the University of Pretoria, which he earned with distinction. Mike is the author of numerous books and was interviewed by Lee Strobel in his book In Defense of Jesus. Gary Habermas claims that Mike’s large book on the resurrection of Jesus is currently the best ever written on the subject. In 2017, Mike was elected to membership in the prestigious Society for New Testament Studies. He has spoken on more than 100 university campuses and has appeared on dozens of radio and television programs.