2 Mar 2017

Planning for Retirement, or Why Eschatology Matters

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I get the question a few times a year: “Why does it matter whether we get future right? Everything will get sorted out when we get there. What we need to worry about is the present—being what God wants us to be and doing what God wants us to do right now.” An interesting strategy,...
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1 Mar 2017

3/1/2017 DBTS Chapel: Pastor Juan Moreno

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Pastor Juan Moreno, alumnus of DBTS and pastor of Lake Orion Baptist Church, encourages us to “pray and not lose heart” from Luke 18. As we wait for Christ’s return, we must practice our faith in Christ by a life of prayer. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
28 Feb 2017

Is Christianity a Myth?

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Occasionally you may hear an objection to believing in Christianity because it is simply myth. Those who make this objection are largely behind the times (the scholarly consensus moved past the idea that Jesus could be explained by Greek myth almost 100 years ago.) The residue of this idea within more scholarly circles largely focuses on...
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23 Feb 2017

Providence, Sanctification, and the Substance of Faith

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The fact that Christ speaks regularly and with vivid imagery of faith as having dimension (it can be little or great and can grow) and even as having material properties (it can be the size of a grain of mustard) leaves some imagining that faith by its nature is an objective substance that must be...
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22 Feb 2017

Detroit Baptist Seminary’s East Africa Connection

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Check out the recent feature post from the Gospel Coalition about the East Africa Baptist School of Theology and its upcoming Proclaim Conference this coming May in Nairobi, Kenya. East Africa Baptist School of Theology is a ministry of Grace Baptist Mission, which is operated by DBTS’s parent church, Inter-City Baptist. Three of our seminary graduates...
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21 Feb 2017

Correctly Handling the Word of Truth: DBTS’s Commitment to Theological Research

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“God’s revelation is utterly profound, as well as essentially simple, and no amount of study and reflection on our part will exhaust its riches.”  – Tyndale Fellowship Mission Statement If you walk into the DBTS building this week, you’ll notice something unusual for a school: no classes are going on, but still, students occupy the largest theological...
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20 Feb 2017

Intertextuality: What Is It and Is It Helpful? (Part 3)

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In this post I conclude a three-part series on intertextuality. I began by providing a brief history of the term and of the controversies surrounding its meaning. In the most recent post I examined the legitimacy and meaning of intertextuality in the context of biblical studies. In this post I discuss the usage of intertextuality...
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16 Feb 2017

2/16/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. David Doran

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How does a Christian strike the balance between the two extremes of pietism and credalism? Dr. Doran offers an answer from Galatians 6. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
15 Feb 2017

2/15/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Kyle Dunham

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Dr. Dunham preaches from Romans 11 on “Why Israel’s Future is Essential to the Gospel.” He discusses Israel’s future in God’s redemptive plan and why that plan is vital to the gospel. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
14 Feb 2017

Intertextuality: What Is It and Is It Helpful? (Part 2)

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Previously I began a series on intertextuality by providing a brief history of the term and of the controversies surrounding its meaning. In this post I begin to discuss intertextuality in the context of biblical studies. Three important questions loom over the potential connection of intertextuality to biblical interpretation. These questions relate to the validity...
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