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Are Microchips the Mark of the Beast?

By Steve Johnson | August 17, 2017

Is this chip in the hand really the mark of the beast? Phoenix Seminary professor Dr. John DelHouseaye teaches students to use The Quadriga, which is a fourfold way of reading scripture that is rooted in the practices of the Church Fathers and Medieval Theologians.

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How Does the Bible Fit Together? Three Views

By Steve Johnson | August 15, 2017

Christians have stressed the unity of the Bible for well over a thousand years. The more difficult question has been “how” — how is the bible one story?

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What Is the Deal with Circumcision?

By Steve Johnson | August 10, 2017

We have all probably wrestled with this question: of all the signs and symbols that God could have chosen, why on earth did he have to choose circumcision? What is with all the seemingly unnecessary pain?

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The Cultural Mandate: Two Hendiadyses

By Steve Johnson | June 13, 2017

The Reformed Tradition has long referred to Genesis 1:28 as the “Cultural Mandate” (cf. Francis Shaefer and Abraham Kuyper). Culture, defined by Ken Myers, is “what human beings make of the world – in both senses” — as humans create and interpret they are making culture. This “cultural mandate” is given it’s shape in Genesis…

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How to Discern God's Will and Make Decisions

By Steve Johnson | June 13, 2017

As humans we are constantly making decisions — paper or plastic, tea or coffee, follow or lead, shoes or sandals, In-N-Out or Chipotle, and ‘should I be an engineer or an artist’? Obviously some decision are easier to make than others and just about every decision carries a different amount of ‘weight.’ Below is the…

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Grudem’s New Book: “Free Grace Theology? 5 Concerns"

By Steve Johnson | June 13, 2017

“Free Grace” is a term that refers to a theological position held by a number of evangelicals that someone can have Jesus as savior without having him as their Lord. They argue that turning from sin is not a necessary component of conversion and assert genuine faith does not necessarily lead to good works. This…

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New Scholarships

By Steve Johnson | July 20, 2016

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Al Fadi on Fox News

Phoenix Seminary Alumnus, Al Fadi, Interviewed on Fox News

By Steve Johnson | December 14, 2015

Al Fadi Interview: Are Islam’s top leaders doing enough to stop radicals?

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Dr. Justin Smith Serves Missionaries in Switzerland

By Steve Johnson | July 13, 2015

Dr. Justin Smith just returned from a two week trip to the Breathe Conference in Switzerland. Breath is a retreat for missionaries (singles, couples, and families) who are serving in challenging settings. Dr. Smith was part of a team of pastors, counselors, medical doctors, massage therapists, youth workers, elementary workers, and preschool workers that were…

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Phoenix Seminary Student Places Third in CAPS Competition

By Steve Johnson | February 9, 2015

Phoenix Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary student Andy Maurer won third place in the CAPS (Christian Association for Psychological Studies), Student Paper Competition. The title of his paper is Shalom and Holism: How a Biblical Model of Holistic Health Supports Systems Theory. Maurer will be recognized at their annual conference in Denver, Colorado. Follow the…

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