Sundoulos - Spring 2013

Campus Focus

The National Ministry Conference

The National Ministry Conference will be held at Biola University on May 3, 2013. This year’s theme is “Defying Gravity: Discipleship & Culture” featuring Larry Osborne as keynote speaker. See for more information. 

Biola University formally installed Clint Arnold as Dean of Talbot in February. President Barry Corey, Vice Provost David Nystrom, along with Talbot’s deans and special guests, dedicated Clint Arnold for service as Dean, and challenged Talbot to continued faithfulness as a seminary.

Faculty Awards And Accomplishments

Doug Huffman served as a Biola fellow at Biola’s Center for Christian Thought in Fall 2012 interacting with other scholars on the subject of “Neuroscience and the Soul.”

Scott Rae has been elected to serve as the next Vice President of the Evangelical Theological society.

Ben Shin graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with his Doctor of Ministry in the Biblical Leadership track. His dissertation title was “Developing Biblical Leaders Through the Teaching and Mentoring of a Seminary Professor.”

Faculty Activities

Joanne Jung was the speaker at a retreat for Fellowship Bible Church in Arkansas in October, 2012, and will be the speaker at retreats for Grenada Heights Friends (April, 2013) and Ocean View Baptist (May, 2013).

Kevin Lawson is speaking at a seminar for pastors and leaders in Chinese ethnic churches in Australia in March, 2013.

Gary L. McIntosh was keynote speaker at the Renegade Pastors Network in February, 2013.

Mark Saucy led a seminar at Hope for People Church in Odessa, Ukraine, in October, 2012.

Faculty Publications

Ken Berding, Edward (Mickey) Klink, Michelle Lee-Barnewall, Gary Manning, and Matt Williams contributed entries in Devotions on the Greek New Testament, eds. J. Scott Duvall and Verlyn Verbrugge (Zondervan, 2012).

William Lane Craig, Garry DeWeese and Doug Geivett contributed chapters to God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain, ed. Chad Meister and James K. Dew (IVP, 2013).

Rob Lister, God is Impassible and Impassioned: Toward a Theology of Divine Emotion (Crossway, 2012).

Moyer V. Hubbard, “Kept Safe Through Childbearing: Maternal Mortality, Justification by Faith, and the Social Setting of 1 Timothy 2:15,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55.4 (2012).

Douglas S. Huffman, “Historical Competency in New Testament Commentaries,” in On the Writing of New Testament Commentaries, ed. Stanley E. Porter and Eckhard Schnabel (Leiden: Brill, 2012); “Receiving Jesus as Messiah King: A Synoptic Study on the Way to Luke’s Triumphal Entry Account,” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 16.3 (2012).

Jonathan Lunde with John Anthony Dunne, “Paul’s Creative and Contextual Use of Isaiah in Ephesians 5:14,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55.1 (2012); “Paul’s Creative and Contextual Use of Psalm 68 in Ephesians 4:8,” Westminster Theological Journal 74.1 (2012).

Gary L. McIntosh, “The Twenty-first Century Relevance of Donald A. McGavran,” Great Commission Research Journal (Winter, 2013).

Victor Rhee, “The Author of Hebrews as a Leader of the Faith-Community,” Journal of Evangelical Theological Society 55 (2012); “The Role of Chiasm for Understanding Christology in Hebrews 1:1-14,” Journal of Biblical Literature 131 (2012).

Mark Saucy, “How Does the Holy Spirit Change Us?—A Review Essay,” Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research 4 (2012).

Charlie Trimm. “Did YHWH Condemn the Nations When He Elected Israel? YHWH’s Disposition Toward Non-Israelites in the Torah.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55.3 (2012).

Matt Williams, editor, Gary M. Burge, Comentarios bíblicos con aplicación NVI: Cartas de Juan; Craig L. Blomberg, Comentarios bíblicos con aplicación NVI: 1 Corintios (Editorial Vida, 2012).

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