21 Sep 2017

Did God Write a Book?

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The title of my post reflects a recent article written by Tim Challies, the well-known and prolific Reformed evangelical blogger. Over more than a decade, Challies has offered a clear voice for certain segments of conservative evangelicalism. In this post Challies addresses the future of the Bible in the digital age. He contends that possible...
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20 Sep 2017

9/20/2017 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Mark Snoeberger

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How does a young pastor keep his youthfulness from being a barrier to those to whom he ministers? Dr. Snoeberger gives three essential disciplines from 1 Timothy 4:11-16. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
18 Sep 2017

9/6/2017 DBTS Chapel: Dr. David Doran

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From Proverbs 22:3, Dr. Doran teaches that an effective leader is one who makes decisions with a sense of foresight, hindsight, and insight. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
18 Sep 2017

What God Thinks about Transgenderism

Former Olympian and gold medalist Bruce Jenner transitioned to Caitlyn Jenner. A once-decorated army soldier who leaked classified data, Bradley Manning transitioned to Chelsea Manning, who is again in the news for recently being offered a position at Harvard as a visiting fellow (the offer has been rescinded). Despite what seems to have previously been men...
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14 Sep 2017

The Whole Good News

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Last week on this weblog Bill Combs offered a corrective against using the hammer of justification to answer questions better answered with appeals to regeneration/sanctification. This problem is not, I think, an incidental concern, but an endemic one, and one of some significance: it is a gospel concern. There is a tendency in Western Protestant...
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13 Sep 2017

9/13/2017 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Tim Miller

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Dr. Miller encourages with principles of prayer from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Have you ever considered the glorious truth that your Heavenly Father actually hears you when you pray? Download and subscribe to our Podcasts
8 Sep 2017

If All My Sins Are Forgiven, Why Must I Continue to Repent?

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The title of this post is exactly the same as a recent article on the Gospel Coalition web site. The author of the article explains the issue more fully in his first sentence. “It’s an understandable question: If we’re justified by faith and forgiven all our sins—past, present, and future—then why is it necessary to continue...
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7 Sep 2017

2017 issue of DBSJ Released

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We are pleased to announce the release of the 2017 issue of the Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal, now in its 22nd year. This year features six articles, including “Divine Persons in Genesis: Theological Implications,” by Bill Barrick; “Nakedness & Coverings in Genesis 3,” by Mark Snoeberger; “An Evangelical Apology for the Septuagint,” by Tim Miller;...
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5 Sep 2017

The High Cost of Low Choices

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No one starts down the pathway toward immorality thinking, “You know, I really want to destroy my marriage today. I would love it, if I could give the enemy an advantage on me, and bring immeasurable reproach on my family.” The fact that no one thinks like that and yet still people destroy their lives...
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31 Aug 2017

8/31/2017 DBTS Chapel: Ben Edwards

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Pastor Ben Edwards, the interim dean of the seminary, opens the Fall semester by preaching on the essence of true faith and how it fuels us through the prevailing pressures of culture. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here