3 Mar 2012

Test Drive for the City of Detroit

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Guest post by Ben Edwards: Director of Urban Ministry at Inter-City Baptist Church Detroit is a place that needs the Gospel. We need men to come and plant churches in and around the city. And Detroit Baptist Seminary is a good place to be trained to serve in urban ministry. But we also need believers who...
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1 Mar 2012

Take a Drive Over: "Brits Abroad" Interview

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Jeremy Walker posted an interview today over at his site with Derek Thomas and Carl Trueman, two “Brits” currently living and ministering here in the States. I would encourage you to take a drive over there and read it. Lots of great advice from their experience in both the seminary and pastoral contexts. I agree...
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29 Feb 2012

Detroit Is Looking Up

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Guest post by Ben Edwards: Director of Urban Ministry at Inter-City Baptist Church What comes into your mind when you think about Detroit? If your knowledge of Detroit comes from the news stories you’ve read, you probably have a pretty negative image. But if you visit the city, you’ll find it has a lot to offer...
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27 Feb 2012

What Is the Best Commentary?

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I received a phone call from a pastor in Florida a few weeks back who was going to be speaking in his church from the book of Ephesians. He wanted my opinion as to what I considered to be the best commentary on the epistle. I quickly told him to look at Harold Hoehner’s Ephesians,...
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25 Feb 2012

Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal

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If you notice the header of this blog, you will see a tab marked “Journal,” which if selected will take you to the web page for our seminary journal. Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal began in 1996 and is published annually in the fall of the year.  At the web page you will find the table...
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23 Feb 2012

John MacArthur and the NIV 2011

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Since its introduction last year, the 2011 update of the New International Version has been, to say the least, the subject of quite a bit of controversy. Many folks were surprised at the recent announcement that the MacArthur Study Bible with its 20,000 notes will be available in the NIV for the first time. The publisher, Thomas...
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21 Feb 2012

Book Note: James Dunn's Baptism in the Holy Spirit (2nd ed.)

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James D. G. Dunn. Baptism in the Holy Spirit: A Re-Examination of the New Testament Teaching on the Gift of the Spirit in Relation to Pentecostalism Today. Second edition. London: SCM Press, 2010, xxi + 248 pp. This second-edition of Baptism in the Holy Spirit represents Dunn’s latest revision of his oeuvre. In the book...
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19 Feb 2012

Dr. Bryant Wood to Speak at DBTS

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On March 14 DBTS will host the William R. Rice Lecture Series. The speaker for this year’s event is Dr. Bryant G. Wood. His topic will be “Archaeology and the Conquest: New Evidence on an Old Problem.” Dr. Wood is a widely respected biblical archaeologist and scholar who is the Director of Research at Associates for Biblical Research in Akron,...
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17 Feb 2012

More on 1st Century Gospel of Mark

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In my previous posts, here and here, I reported on a debate between Dan Wallace and Bart Ehrman during which Wallace remarked that he had information about the discovery of a fragmentary papyrus manuscript of the Gospel of Mark that possibly may be from the 1st century A.D. The debate is now available online. Dr. Wallace’s...
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15 Feb 2012

Typology: Lessons from R. T. France

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We received word yesterday of the death of noted New Testament scholar R. T. France on February 10. Dr. France was well known for a number of important books, including commentaries on Matthew and Mark. You can see a list here. But today I want to call attention to what I think is one of...
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