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Scholarship with a Shepherd’s Heart

As promised, the executive leadership has made a decision regarding our direction for the rest of the Spring semester. See below for our communication to our students. I am thankful that Phoenix Seminary can continue its mission during this season, even if it is not our preferred mode. Please continue to pray for the Seminary,…

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Celtic cross

By now your television screens, inboxes, and minds are flooded with news of coronavirus. It’s a harrowing hour to be sure. Instead of fretting at every bit of news that comes out, we can use this time to remember God’s faithfulness. God has a missionary heart and has been seeking and saving the lost from…

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How should Christians respond to the coronavirus? From what I see and hear, there is growing panic, even in the church. But fear is not the Christian way. The Apostle Paul reminds us that “God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control” (2 Timothy 1:7). This reminds me…

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Ideas have consequences. The idea that the Council of Nicaea (325 AD), under the authority of Roman Emperor Constantine, established the Christian biblical canon attempted to show how the Bible originated from conspiracy and power play on the part of a relative few, elite bishops. That this idea persists today can be shown not only…

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Stephen Meyer (photo by Don Baltzer)

In January, Phoenix Seminary was pleased to host a special two-day event on “God & Evolution: A Critique of Theistic Evolution.” The response was so overwhelming that the location had to be moved to accommodate attendees. The speakers for the evening included J. P. Moreland, Stephen Meyere, and the seminary’s own Wayne Grudem. Each was a…

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Last night, Phoenix Seminary was pleased to host author and speaker Sam Allberry to speak on the topic “Is God Anti-Gay?” A global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Sam spoke with conviction, grace, and pastoral sensitivity on a topic of major cultural significance. From his personal experience as someone with same-sex attraction, he encouraged…

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Phoenix Seminary is pleased to announce that Sam Allberry will be joining us on campus Thursday, March 15th at 7:00 pm for an extended Q & A session open to seminary students from around the Valley. The question on the table: “Is God anti-gay?” This is an evening you will not want to miss. No…

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By now you may have seen the headlines claiming that Pope Francis wants to change the words of the Lord’s Prayer from “lead us not into temptation” to “do not let us fall into temptation.” The Pope’s reason is theological: “It is not He [God] that pushes me into temptation and then sees how I…

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“What is a biblical canon list,” you ask? It is an ancient list of biblical books usually drafted by a church father or synod to specify those books churches recognized as authoritative for doctrine. For example, St. Gregory of Nazianzus drafted a canon list of books (381–90 AD) that promoted piety on the one hand and defended from…

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Theistic evolution is the view that God did not directly act in the world to create plants, animals, or human beings, but instead that He simply created inanimate matter at the beginning of the universe and then allowed completely naturalistic mechanisms such as random mutation and natural selection to produce all forms of life, including…

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