Beginning in high school and continuing throughout his educational career, Dr. Rosscup has received recognition for his writing skills. He has received awards for journalism, feature writing, essays, and Th. D. dissertation.
After completing his Master of Theology program at Dallas Theological Seminary in 1961, he served on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ for one year, with responsibilities for their Collegiate Challenge magazine. He earned his Th. D. degree in Bible at Dallas Theological Seminary, 1966, and his Ph. D. in New Testament at King's College, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1976.
From 1965 to 1987 Dr. Rosscup served as chairman of the department of Bible Exposition at Talbot Theological Seminary. Dr. Rosscup has also served as an adjunct faculty member for Grace Theological Seminary in its doctoral prorgam.
Dr. Rosscup has written a number of articles and books, among which are Abiding in Christ: Studies in John 15 (Zondervan, 1973) and Commentaries for Biblical Expositors (Grace Book Shack, 1993).
Dr. Rosscup is active in his local church, and has spoken often in conference and church ministries throughout the Southwest.
Dr. Rosscup joined the faculty of The Master's Seminary in 1987. He retired from fulltime teaching in June 2005, but continues to teach a course or two each semester.