16 Nov 2020

Pursuing ACBC Certification at DBTS

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If you are a current pastor looking to strengthen your counseling ministry or are a church member not interested in vocational gospel ministry but would like to be better equipped and trained at helping others with God’s Word, consider pursuing the non-degree ACBC certification track for Biblical Counseling at DBTS. If you are wondering what...
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4 Nov 2020

Theological Diversity

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Theological diversity should not exist. But it does. I disagree with people who have the same background as I do, went to the same schools, and go to the same type of churches. How can this happen and what should be done about it? These are the questions that are centrally addressed in When Doctrine...
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19 Oct 2020

On Simple Verbs

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I teach a class on research and writing here at DBTS. I don’t consider myself a gifted writer, but I’ve tried to be a student of good writing, and I’ve had some draconian editors along the way who have helped me in no small measure (HT: Andy Naselli). People sometimes ask me to identify the...
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12 Oct 2020

The Heart of Revelation: A Review

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Recently, I have been reworking my notes on the book of Revelation for a survey course I teach at the seminary. Since I do not have the luxury of spending months preaching through the book (as Pastor Jacob recently encouraged us to do), I was considering how to present the themes of the book in...
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5 Oct 2020

Don’t Be Too Concerned About the “Evangelical Witness”

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From time to time someone raises a concern about how a particular event, trend, or activity will harm the “evangelical witness.” “Evangelicals” are warned that their “witness” will be damaged because of high-profile scandals from “evangelical” leaders, too much involvement in the culture wars, unpopular responses to the current pandemic, being too political (especially Republican),...
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28 Sep 2020

Seven Reasons to Preach through Revelation

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In 2009, I pastored at a church north of Detroit. Because I had intended to be there for a long time, I made a goal to preach through the entire Bible. One of the last books that I planned to preach through was Revelation, because as you can  imagine, I thought, “It was too complicated…There...
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4 Sep 2020

DBTS Is Now A Certified Training Center with ACBC

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One of the most important skills a believer can develop is the ability to utilize God’s Word to help those who are hurting. That ability lies at the heart of biblical counseling. I am excited to share some news at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary that will enable us to better serve local churches by helping...
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28 Aug 2020

Dr. Dunham’s Recent Article: Intertextual Links between Deuteronomy and Ecclesiastes as a Pointer to Qohelet’s Positive Message

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Dr. Dunham recently had an article published in the Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament. Here is a snapshot summary, along with a link to the article.   Intertextual links between Deuteronomy and Ecclesiastes have begun only recently to garner interest as a possible literary source for Qohelet. In examining these proposed...
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