Frank E. Gaebelein was the founding headmaster of the Stony Brook School on Long Island, New York. He served as headmaster for 41 years and as headmaster emeritus for another 20. He considered his work there to be his most important accomplishment. He wrote 14 books, served as an editor of the New Scofield Reference Bible and the magazine Christianity Today, was style committee chairman for the New International Version Bible translation, and at his death was general editor of the Expositor’s Bible Commentary. A popular lecturer and Bible teacher, he was also a devoted musician and an avid mountain climber.