18 Jan 2012

Interview with a Revitalizer

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What question do seminary students get asked more than any other? I’ll bet you know even if you’ve never been to seminary or met a real-life seminarian. No, it’s not what brand of lapsarian they are, believe it or not, nor even whether they prefer the Erasmian or modern pronunciation of their Greek vocabulary. It’s...
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17 Jan 2012

Summer School

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The DBTS 2012 summer school schedule is now available. Each class meets Tuesday through Friday from 8 AM to 12 noon for two weeks (no classes on Monday). There are three sessions of summer school: May 15-25, May 29-June 8, and June 12-22. Two different classes are taught during each of the first two seasons and...
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16 Jan 2012

What Constitutes the Promised Land?

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There is a legitimate question whether the Promised Land includes territory on the east side of the Jordan River or not. Clearly God promised to give the land of Canaan on the west side of the Jordan River to Abraham and his descendants, but should the land given to Reuben, Gad, and half of Manasseh be...
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14 Jan 2012

Moralism or Allegory? Are These the Only Options?

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I am a pastor who wants to preach God’s Word faithfully. I also happen to teach preaching to seminary students who also want to preach God’s Word faithfully. I want, by God’s grace, to teach them well and help them “rightly divide the Word of truth” for God’s glory. I spend, therefore, a lot of...
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13 Jan 2012

Tebowgetics

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I’m a cynic and a pessimist by nature. Usually, if “everybody is doing it,” I don’t. I can’t tell you whether it’s my sin nature, my metacultural bent, or a regenerate distrust of fads and mania in general. And maybe in this case it’s my affinity for the Pittsburgh Steelers (who, after all, have the...
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11 Jan 2012

Seminary Days

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DBTS will be sponsoring Seminary Days this spring on March 1-2 and March 8-9. Complete information on Seminary Days 2012, including a brochure and registration form, can be found on the Seminary website. Students will be able to attend classes, share meals with faculty and students, and tour the facilities of Inter-City Baptist Church (church, school, bookstore, seminary). An optional weekend extension is available for both...
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8 Jan 2012

Tim Tebow

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For all you Tebow fans, here is an interesting article about the most talked about player in the National Football League.
7 Jan 2012

Holy Land Photos

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I have been using photos of biblical locations in my teaching for a number of years and am often asked where does one find appropriate images. One helpful place is Holy Land Photos, the site of Dr. Carl Rasmussen, who is Professor of Biblical Studies at Bethel College (MN). The site continues to grow, but presently...
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