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What Does Nature Reveal About God? Dr. Tyler Wittman

By Phoenix Seminary | May 24, 2022

  Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Wittman about natural theology. Topics of conversation include: The knowability of God The distinction between general revelation and special revelation The role of natural theology and special revelation in the book of Romans The usefulness and limitations of natural theology Resources for further reading on this subject Dr. Tyler Wittman…

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Phoenix Seminary hires Nathan Tarr as associate professor of pastoral theology, doctor of ministry program director

By Phoenix Seminary | May 19, 2022

Nathan Tarr, a noted pastor, professor, and historical theologian, has been hired as associate professor of pastoral theology and director of the doctor of ministry program at Phoenix Seminary, President Brian Arnold announced on May 19, 2022. Tarr will begin his role on July 1. His appointment affirms Phoenix Seminary’s foundational commitment to “Scholarship with…

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Why Should Christians Defend Religious Liberty? Dr. Andrew Walker

By Phoenix Seminary | May 17, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Walker about religious liberty. Topics of conversation include: A definition of religious liberty Where we find support for religious liberty in Scripture The original intent behind the phrase “separation of church and state” What’s at stake for Christians in protecting religious rights for all Dr. Andrew Walker is associate professor of…

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How Can We Understand Jesus’ Parables? Dr. Peter Gurry

By Phoenix Seminary | May 10, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Peter Gurry about the parables of Jesus. Topics of conversation include: What is a parable? Why did Jesus choose this method of teaching? How should we interpret parables? How should we apply the parables to our lives? What are some challenging or surprising parables? Resources for understanding the parables Dr. Peter…

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Why Are There So Many Translations of the Bible? Dr. Peter Gurry

By Phoenix Seminary | May 3, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Gurry about the various translations of the Bible. Topics of conversation include: A history of the English Bible The most popular English translations used today The translation spectrum from literal to paraphrase The five questions a translator must answer when deciding how to translate from the original text Resources for further…

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How Does Theology Help Us Read the Bible? Dr. Bobby Jamieson

By Phoenix Seminary | April 26, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Jamieson on how good theology helps us to better read the Bible. Topics of conversation include: A description of this circular process: allowing theology to guide our Scriptural interpretation and using Scripture to inform our theology How rules and principles for interpretation emerge from Scripture itself A response to the recent…

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What Does It Mean to be Human? Dr. Kelly Kapic

By Phoenix Seminary | April 19, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Kapic on how to understand the limitations that come with being human. Topics of conversation include: How our limitations as humans are not sinful Why unrealistic expectations cause guilt and anger The misunderstanding of humility, rest, and identity that leads to resisting dependency How community helps to balance work and limitation…

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What is the Foundation for Christian Ethics? Dr. Kenneth Magnuson

By Phoenix Seminary | April 12, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Magnuson on the foundation for Christian ethics. Topics of conversation include:  Why it is important for Christians to develop a strong ethical foundation Various perspectives for framing ethics, such as deontology, consequentialism, virtue ethics, and teleology Scriptural guidelines for determining a Christian ethic Why churches aren’t addressing ethical issues today Recommended…

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How Do We Impart the Gospel to Our Children? Jared Kennedy

By Phoenix Seminary | April 5, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Jared Kennedy about sharing the gospel with children. Topics of conversation include: A story from First Clement about a wayward teenager Rhythms and habits to consider when discipling children Encouragement for those working in children’s ministry Encouragement for parents Resources for family discipleship Jared Kennedy is an editor at The Gospel Coalition…

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How Can We Reach the Nations with the Gospel? Elliot Clark

By Phoenix Seminary | March 29, 2022

Dr. Arnold interviews Elliot Clark on how Christians should think about missions. Topics of conversation include: What is missions? What should our motivation for missions be? How should our desire for doing missions be regulated? How can we avoid imperialism while engaging in missionary work? Encouragement for all Christians to be involved in missions, whether…

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