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Are Microchips the Mark of the Beast?

By Steve Johnson / August 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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 / 1 Comment

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 / 0 Comments

“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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The Book of Esther, Part II

By Steve Johnson / July 22, 2016 / Comments Off on The Book of Esther, Part II

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New Scholarships

By Steve Johnson / July 20, 2016 / Comments Off on New Scholarships

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Al Fadi Interview

By Steve Johnson / December 14, 2015 / Comments Off on Al Fadi Interview

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 / Comments Off on Dr. Justin Smith Serves Missionaries in Switzerland

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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