Michael S. Heiser is an American biblical Old Testament scholar and Christian author. His area of expertise concerns the nature of the spiritual realm in the Bible, namely the Divine council and hierarchy of the spiritual order. He is currently is a scholar-in-residence at Faithlife Corporation. In 2019, Dr. Heiser announced he would be stepping down from his position at Faithlife, to become Executive Director of the School of Ministry at Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a Distance learning professor at Liberty University and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He runs his own podcast, The Naked Bible and runs a ministry called Miqlat, dedicated to the production and dissemination of his content. Dr. Heiser appeared in the 2018 documentary film Fragments of Truth.