Office Hours: Wisdom In Pastoral Ministry

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Consider the several public, ugly scandals in which televangelists have made evangelical Christianity notorious to the public. Chances are that you’ve been through a church split or some other major issue in a congregation or you know someone who has and that the pastor played a role in it. Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Gospel Mystery Of Sanctification

Since the very earliest days of the post-apostolic church, in the 2nd century, there have been preachers who thought that the best way to produce godliness (sanctification) in believers is to pound it into them, as it were, with a hammer. It’s . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Dennis Johnson On Philippians

When we think of the Pauline epistles we probably think first of Romans or perhaps 1 and 2 Corinthians. Of course, where we’re reading is sometimes determined by controversy. There are lots of controversies associated with Romans and the Corinthian correspondence (election, . . . Continue reading →

Hebrews 7:11-17: A Change In the Priesthood Brings a Change in the Law

This episode of Office Hours tackles Hebrews 7:11–7:17. Who was Melchizedek and why is Hebrews so interested in him? What does the connection between Melchizedek say about Jesus and the nature of his priesthood? Why didn’t the Levitical priesthood bring perfection? How was . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Dennis Johnson on Preaching Christ From All of Scripture

In this episode Office Hours talks with Dr Dennis Johnson, author of Him We Proclaim, about what it means (and doesn’t mean) to to preach Christ from all of Scripture. Don’t forget: We need you to call 760-480-8477 with your question for . . . Continue reading →

WSC Faculty Speaking in NYC August 4-5

It’s the John10:16 Conference featuring WSC faculty members Mike Horton, Dennis Johnson, and Julius Kim. Voddie Baucham, James White, and WSC student Leon Brown will also be speaking. The theme is “God’s Wrath or Redemption.” This should be interesting not only because of the . . . Continue reading →

Cracking the Apocalypse Code

Pre-mill? Post-mill? Or A-mill? The subject of the millennium, often portrayed as a period of unprecedented peace, ironically has been a theological battlefield for millennia. Missions agencies have refused missionaries, churches have rejected pastors, and seminaries have dismissed professors for lacking proper . . . Continue reading →