Bruce H. Porter has worked at BYU in Religious Studies Center doing Scripture research, and gospel doctrine manuals. He has also worked for the Church doing scriptural research on the Book of Abraham in Eastern US, Europe, Middle East, and Egypt, locating the Will of Antonio Lebolo. Bruce has been a CES Institute director and teacher in Southern California, and is now teaching for BYU Continuing Education, adult religion classes in the Mesa Arizona area. His degrees include a BS degree from BYU in Ancient Near East Studies (Middle East languages, cultures and religions), two semesters in Israel for Judaic and Biblical studies. (second child born there), a MS BYU Ancient Middle east studies and Egyptology, and Doc. in the History of Religions (origin and symbolism in ancient religions) Bruce has served in three bishoprics, often as gospel doctrine teacher, and on the Queen Creek Stake High Council. He is married to Margaret Carey and has 10 children.