opened in 2023 to make live, personalized online ancient language classes accessible and affordable. Did you know that approximately 1.2 billion people are learning a foreign language right now? A considerable percentage of those engage in online language learning every day. However, the most popular and highest-rated foreign language websites and apps only cater to modern languages.

For over two years, Dr. Walt taught hundreds of Biblical Hebrew and Akkadian classes on one of these sites and became a top-rated teacher. However, while he saw a growing interest in ancient languages, he also saw the limited opportunities on these sites, which prefer to focus on modern spoken languages. Thus, Dr. Walt set out to create the world’s first live online language learning site devoted to languages of the Ancient Near East (ANE) and the biblical world. offers live 1-on-1 and small group classes in Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, and Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs. As the site grows, is open to bringing on more teachers and expanding the language offerings. This could include Koine Greek, Ugaritic, Biblical Aramaic, Sumerian, and more. Please use the Class Interest form to let us know which languages you would like to see offered next!

About Dr. Walt

Passionate about ancient languages, Dr. Walt specializes in Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, Middle Egyptian, and Ugaritic. He has taught private online Hebrew, Akkadian, and Middle Egyptian classes to students worldwide. In addition, he holds adjunct positions at Colorado Christian University, Grand Canyon University, and Liberty University, where he teaches a variety of classes, including Christian worldview and hermeneutics.

Dr. Walt’s scholarly work focuses on the Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern world’s historical, cultural, archeological, and linguistic backgrounds. Several of his Hebrew articles can be found in The Koren Tanakh of the Land of Israel: Numbers · במדבר., published in 2023, and one of his recent Akkadian translations, “Mari’s ARM 1 6: A New Translation and Commentary” can be found on pages 131-138 in “Now These Records are Ancient.Studies in Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical History, Language and Culture in Honor of K. Lawson Younger, Jr., published in 2022.

In addition to his scholarly work, Dr. Walt is a husband and father who lives and farms part-time on the fifth-generation farm he grew up on in rural Virginia. This connection to the land not only fueled his Ph.D. dissertation: “Israelite Land Tenure: A Synthetic Approach,” but also helps keeps him grounded, literally.

About Dr. Walt, instructor on


  • Ph.D. in Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern History, Archaeology, and Languages from Trinity International University (2020)
  • M.A. in Archaeology of the Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern World from Wheaton College with a semester abroad at Jerusalem University to study historical geography and archaeology in Israel, Jordan, and Egypt (2009)
  • M.Div. in Biblical Studies from Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity (2006)
  • M.A. in Religion and Biblical Studies from Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity (2006)
  • B.A. in Religion and Biblical Studies from Liberty University (2003)            


  • Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity Adjunct Instructor (2023-Present)
  • Colorado Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies Affiliate Faculty (2021-Present)
  • Grand Canyon University Instructional Assistant (2016-Present)


  • In his free time, Dr. Walt enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, hunting, and playing disc golf.
  • Dr. Walt is also a cheesemaker, a hobby that utilizes fresh cow and goat milk from the family farm.
  • His students have found that Dr. Walt’s love for movies like The Lord of the Rings and The Princess Bride sometimes has him inserting memes and other pop references into his Bible classes.

About Admin Gina

Gina’s experience with online language education and ancient cultures gives her an insightful passion for the project. Through several leading online language platforms, Gina has taught 3,500+ ESL classes to adult students from over 40 countries. In addition, she is the author of The Master and His Apprentices: Art History from a Christian Perspective and Studio Art: Inspired by Art History — two homeschool curricula that look at the cultures, languages, and art of ancient to modern civilizations, including Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

Through these experiences, Gina has learned many things that do and do not work in making an outstanding online language learning experience. She hopes her behind-the-scenes work will help become a leading online ancient language hub for learners worldwide. When she is not teaching, web designing, and administrating, Gina loves reading, hiking, and raising two precocious kiddos with her husband in rural Virginia.

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To learn more about Ancient Languages and Dr. Walt’s teaching style, please book a class. We look forward to helping you on your ancient language learning journey!