17 Sep 2019

DBTS Student Publication

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The Th.M. program at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary has as one of its goals the development of scholar-pastors in possession of the research and writing skills necessary to peer-reviewed publication. Recently one of our students, Mike Moses, published a paper that he originally prepared for a Th.M. seminar here at DBTS. You may read his...
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13 Sep 2019

Praying for Healing

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The Bible teaches that Christians ought to pray for healing and that God routinely answers such prayers (Jas 5:14–15 et al.). But what exactly should we expect from God when we pray to him for healing? As I see it, there are basically five discernable responses to this query: Some praying Christians expect out-and-out miracles...
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12 Aug 2019

Trusting and Obeying

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There it was in my Facebook feed. One of those ubiquitous memes from well-meaning fellow believers: God does not want you to try harder, he wants you to trust him deeper. Stop trying. Start trusting. But is it true? Does God really not want us to “try hard” to become like Christ? Should we ever...
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31 Jul 2019

Joshua Harris, Purity Culture, and Christian Strangeness

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By now most have heard the news that Joshua Harris is leaving his wife and Christianity. Harris is most well-known for his book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye. It was a popular book when I was in high school, though I never read it. (Someone I respected later told me his second book, Boy Meets Girl,...
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9 Jul 2019

What Is the Gospel of the Kingdom?

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When John the Baptist, firstly, and then Jesus began announcing that the kingdom of heaven was “at hand” (Matt 3:2; 4:17, 23) they were announcing that the anticipated Israelite kingdom of OT prophecy was being immediately offered to Israel, and that their predominantly Jewish hearers should repent and prepare for its arrival (so the explanation...
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24 Jun 2019

New Issue of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal Available

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I am excited to announce the release today of the 24th volume of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal. Articles include: Andrew David Naselli, What the New Testament Teaches About Divorce and Remarriage Ryan E. Meyer, The Interpretation of Matthew 10:23b Timothy E. Miller, The Meaning of “Milk” in 1 Peter 2:1–3 Scott Aniol, The Holy Spirit’s Work...
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19 Jun 2019

Tributes to Rolland D. McCune

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Monday, June 17, 2019, Rolland D. McCune went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dr. McCune served as professor of Systematic Theology at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary from 1981 until 2009, during which he also served as President of the Seminary for ten years and Dean of the Faculty for six years....
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