Biola Professor to Appear on Day of Discovery Television Show

Television Series on Jesus features Dr. Michael J. Wilkins

Feb. 20, 2009 By Jenna Bartlo

On the upcoming television series, “Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More?” Biola University professor of New Testament and dean of faculty for Talbot School of Theology, Michael J. Wilkins, will appear in the eight part series on Day of Discovery television show. Wilkins was interviewed to assist in providing insight in this documentary-style program answering questions like, “Was Jesus really the Son of God and the Messiah the Bible claims, or was He merely human like the rest of us?”

The weekly 30-minute television program will air February 22, 2009 through Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009 on Ion television Sunday mornings at 7:30. The premiere show will be an overview of the series and if Jesus was man, Messiah or more.

Scheduled Airdates and Program Titles

February 22:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – (Overview)

March 1:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 1, Peter’s Confession

March 8:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 2, Jesus Enters Jerusalem

March 15:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 3, The Temple Controversy

March 22:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 4, The Last Supper

March 29:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 5, The Jewish Examination of Jesus

April 5:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 6, The Crucifixion

April 12:  Jesus: Man, Messiah, or More? – Part 7, The Resurrection of Jesus

Day of Discovery is the oldest continually running Christian broadcast in U.S. television history and hopes to bring God’s word into people’s lives in a relevant way each week. The 30-minute broadcast airs in the United States and Canada each Sunday on the Ion Television Network.

Written by Jenna Bartlo, Media Relations Coordinator. Jenna can be reached at (562) 777-4061 or through email at


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