Sundoulos - Spring 2009

Faculty Activities

New Professional Appointment

Clinton E. Arnold (New Testament) was recently elected Vice President of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS).

Upcoming Faculty Speaking, Teaching, and Ministry

Alan Gomes “Faustus Socinus and John Calvin on the Merits of Christ,” paper to be delivered at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, May 28-30, 2009. The conference is being held in Geneva this year due to various events connected with Calvin’s 500th birthday.

John Hutchison Scheduled to be the Bible teacher on two Israel trips in June 2009, one with Biola President Barry Corey, alumni, and friends. Due to the economic climate, the final disposition of the tours will not be known until March.

Gary McIntosh Doctor of Ministry course “Evangelism and Discipleship for Effective Ministry,” May 11-15, 2009, Northwest Seminary, Tacoma, WA; Doctor of Ministry course “Growing and Multiplying Churches,” May 25-June 5, 2009, Talbot School of Theology;

M.A. course “Church Growth & Evangelism,” July 13-17, 2009, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA; “One Size Doesn’t Fit All” Conference, July 27-31, 2009, Grace Seminary, Winona Lake, IN.

Erik Thoennes Preaching for the graduation ceremony of The Journey Discipleship Ministry, May 9, 2009, Biola University; Preaching Sunday morning and each evening at the Summer Preaching Series, July 12-17, 2009, Hume Lake (CA) Christian Camp,; Keynote speaker for the Clairemont Emmanuel Church Bible Conference, July 26-28, 2009, San Diego, CA (Phone: 619.276.1922; Email:


Alan Gomes “The Rapture of the Christ: The ‘Pre- Ascension Ascension’ of Jesus in the Theology of Faustus Socinus,” Harvard Theological Review 102:1 (2009).

Joe Hellerman “Brothers and Friends in Philippi: Family Honor in the Roman World and in Paul’s Letter to the Philippians” Biblical Theology Bulletin 39:1 (2009).

Klaus Issler “The Soul and Spiritual Formation,” chapter in Foundations of Spiritual Formation: A Community Approach to Becoming Like Christ, ed. Paul Petitt (Kregel, September 2008).

Gary McIntosh “The Roots of Donald A. McGavran’s Evangelistic Insights,” Journal of Evangelism & Missions 7 (2008); “Trends and Challenges for Ministry Among North America’s Largest Generation,” Christian Education Journal 5:2 (2008).

Steve Porter “Sanctification in a New Key: Relieving Evangelical Anxieties Over Spiritual Formation,” Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care 1:2 (2008).

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