I just learned that John Stek passed away last week. I had the privilege of being able to interact with him about English Bible translation a number of times over the years. He was always a gentleman and a scholar.
Click here and here and here to learn more about this Bible scholar who spent so much of his life studying the Bible, teaching it, and translating it to English. John was a member of the NIV and TNIV Committee on Bible Translation (CBT) for nearly 45 years.