7 Jul 2020

Dispensational Ethics?

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Over the years, dispensationalists have been called antinomian for many reasons. Mostly it’s been because of our tension with the so-called “third use” of the Mosaic Law: the appeal specifically to the Decalogue to inform Christian righteousness. Most Dispensationalists argue that the Mosaic Law in its entirety has been set aside and a new law...
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26 Jun 2020

Gentle and Lowly: A Review

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Last week I published a short post, encouraging this blog’s readers to pick up a recently released book, Gentle and Lowly. This post will highlight some particularly helpful elements of the book. Before doing so, it would be helpful to express the book’s structure. There are twenty-three short chapters, each is a brief analysis of...
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19 Jun 2020

Why Many Believe Christians Hate LGBTQ Individuals

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As Democrats in the Senate yesterday sought to pass the Equality Act (which would remove some key current protections for religious organizations), Denny Burk highlighted an important point in our culture’s current clash between Christians and those pushing the LGBTQ agenda. Burk pointed to the continued fulfillment of a statement from Robert George six years...
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15 Jun 2020

Gentle and Lowly by Dane Ortlund

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C. S. Lewis warned us of chronological snobbery, the natural proclivity to see the newest book as inherently better. Lewis rightly saw that ancient authors often view the world differently than us. By reading their words, we may enter into the way they view the world, often revealing our blindness. But every once in a...
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11 Jun 2020

Arguments and Narratives

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In Monday’s edition of the Briefing, Al Mohler spent some time discussing a recent letter signed by over 1,000 health professionals. One of the letter writers shared the reasoning for crafting the letter as follows: “We created the letter in response to emerging narratives that seemed to malign demonstrations as risky for the public health...
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8 Jun 2020

Who is an Evangelical?: A Review

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Thomas Kidd, a professor of Church History at Baylor University, is personally invested in the answer to the question posed in the title of his book. He is invested, because he calls himself an evangelical, and he fits in the historical stream of those who have borne that title. The title is apt, for the...
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26 May 2020

New Issue of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal

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We are pleased to announce the release of the 2020 issue of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, now in its 25thyear of publication. This year’s issue features the following articles: Kyle Dunham, “The Role of Biblical Creationism in Presuppositional Apologetics” Bruce Compton, “First Corinthians 13 and the Cessation of Miraculous Gifts: A Critique of Thomas...
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22 May 2020

DBTS 2020 Graduate: Caleb Wagner

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Since we were not able to hold our commencement this year at DBTS, we are highlighting one of our graduates each day. Today we would like to recognize Caleb Wagner. Caleb was born in Sandusky, MI, in 1993, the son of Robert and Sherry Wagner. He came to personally trust in Christ when he was...
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21 May 2020

DBTS 2020 Graduate: Timothy Schlater

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Since we were not able to hold our commencement this year at DBTS, we are highlighting one of our graduates each day. Today we would like to recognize Timothy Schlater. Tim was born in Bucks County, PA, in 1986, the son of Robert and Judith Schlater. When he was 5 years old, after hearing his...
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