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Is Mormonism Christian? – Corey Miller

By Phoenix Seminary | May 4, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Miller on the topic of Mormonism and how it differs from Christianity. Topics of conversation include: The history of Mormonism Key distinctives of Mormon theology Significant differences between Mormonism and Christian orthodoxy Ways for Christians to engage Mormons and share the gospel with them Dr. Corey Miller the president and CEO…

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Did Jesus Go to Hell? – Matthew Emerson

By Phoenix Seminary | April 27, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Emerson on the topic of where Jesus went after he died. Topics of conversation include: Why did Jesus descend to the realm of the dead? How do we understand controversial passages, such as 1 Peter 3 and Philippians 2? What doctrines are connected to our understanding of Jesus’s descent? How do…

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Can We Know What God is Like? – Steve Duby

By Phoenix Seminary | April 20, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Duby on the topic of who God is and what he is like. Topics of conversation include: What are some challenges we face when trying to learn about God? How does knowing Christ impact our ability to know God? What are some incommunicable attributes of God? Does God experience emotions? How…

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What is Cultural Christianity? – Dean Inserra

By Phoenix Seminary | April 13, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dean Inserra about the topic of cultural Christianity and the importance of evangelism in addressing it. Topics of conversation include: What are some characteristics of cultural Christianity? What does it mean to be saved? How can we engage “unsaved Christians” in gospel conversation? What are some ways for the church to address…

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How Did We Get The Bible? – John Meade

By Phoenix Seminary | April 6, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Meade about the origin of the Bible and the criteria for canonicity. Topics of conversation include: Where do we get the terms Bible and Canon, and what do we mean by them? How did the church decide which books belonged in the Canon? Which books were disputed by the early church,…

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What is the Purpose of Hell? – Joshua Ryan Butler

By Phoenix Seminary | March 30, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Josh Butler about the purpose of hell, a topic he deals with in his book, The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgement, and the Hope of Holy War. Topics of conversation include: Universalism vs. Annihilationism The protective function of hell The punitive function of hell Resources…

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Why Is Western Society Eroding? – Carl Trueman

By Phoenix Seminary | March 23, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Trueman about his latest book, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self. Topics of conversation include: How has the philosophy of Western society developed and evolved throughout history? In what ways do the works of Charles Taylor, Philip Rieff, and Alasdair MacIntyre help us understand the nature of the world…

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Why Did Jesus Ascend to Heaven? – Patrick Schreiner

By Phoenix Seminary | March 16, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Schreiner about the doctrine of the ascension. Topics of conversation include: Why is Jesus’s ascension such good news for believers? How did the ascension continue Jesus’s work in his role as Prophet? How did the ascension continue Jesus’s work in his role as Priest? How did the ascension continue Jesus’s work…

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What is the Church? – Gregg Allison

By Phoenix Seminary | March 9, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Allison about the doctrine of the church. Topics of conversation include: Six characteristics of a church. How to structure a church in order to allow a congregation to contextualize the gospel and still remain biblically faithful. Encouragement for pastors experiencing the pervasive lack of trust in the church today. Resources for…

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What is an Evangelical? – Thomas Kidd

By Phoenix Seminary | March 2, 2021

Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Kidd about the confusion over the term evangelicalism and how it has come to be used in modern culture. Topics of conversation include: Why is it so hard to define the word evangelical? What are some distinguishing marks of evangelicalism? How did evangelicalism become so intertwined with politics? What are some…

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