Theology

Engage in hermeneutics, dogmatics, church history, and theology to deepen your understanding of the Triune God.

The Struggle is Real: The Power of Culture 

The power of culture is real. The ways in which mainstream culture has become so very influential can be problematic, particularly for Believers who are walking a fine line of living within this cultural paradigm while prioritizing Biblical ideals.

Julie Goodman-Bowling
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair, Department of Undergraduate Family & Culture at California Baptist University
Julie Goodman-Bowling (Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno) serves as associate professor of anthropology, the chair of division family & culture, and program coordinator of the anthropology major at California Baptist University. A cultural anthropologist, her experience includes travels to Paraguay, Ukraine, Israel, Mexico and migrant communities in the U.S.

Theologian of Holiness: Introducing John Webster

Webster’s life-long project of 'theological theology' could be said to be an expansion of a theological category many evangelicals would consider theologically-basic: holiness.

Robb Torseth
Public Service Librarian & Adjunct Professor at Gateway Seminary

Prayer: A Gift from Our Triune God

Adoption, which is a gift from the Trinity, is also the foundation of our prayers.

Chris Woznicki
Affiliate Instructor in Theology at Fuller Seminary, JEC Research Fellow

Raised to Life: A Seventeenth-Century Baptism Miracle  

Protestant-Catholic polemics sowed seeds that accelerated—albeit unevenly—an increasingly rationalistic view of the Faith.

Ryan Rindels
Pastor of Bell Road Baptist Church in Auburn
Pastor Ryan Rindels resides with his wife Janai in Auburn, CA. Ryan received his Master of Divinity in 2014 and recently completed his Ph.D. in Theology from Gateway Seminary.

A Baptist Faith-Healing?

While Calvinistic Baptists have been associated with cessationism—the belief that the miraculous events such as those found in the book of Acts ceased after the first century—the tradition’s past holds a few surprises.

Ryan Rindels
Pastor of Bell Road Baptist Church in Auburn
Pastor Ryan Rindels resides with his wife Janai in Auburn, CA. Ryan received his Master of Divinity in 2014 and recently completed his Ph.D. in Theology from Gateway Seminary.

Study Isaiah | Video

The Study Isaiah podcast is now available in video format - watch here!

Paul D. Wegner
Distinguished Professor of Old Testament Studies
Dr. Paul Wegner serves as the distinguished professor of Old Testament Studies at Gateway. Paul attended Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois where he majored in pastoral training and completed two degrees at Trinity Divinity School. For his doctoral studies, Paul graduated from Kings College, University of London in 1991.

The Lord’s Dinner

The first-century churches, when they met, ordinarily ate a proper meal together, a meal including the bread and the cup, and this meal was at the heart of their common life and worship.

John W. Taylor
Director, Academic Graduate Studies Program | Chair, Biblical Studies | Professor of New Testament
Dr. John Taylor serves as chair of biblical studies and professor of New Testament at Gateway Seminary. Dr. Taylor earned a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge with a research interest in Pauline Studies.

Jonathan Edwards and the Asbury Revival

Chris Chun and Chris Woznicki discuss the signs of true revival, signs of the work of the Holy Spirit, and why it is important to critically assess the characteristics of revival in a spirit of charity.

Chris Chun
Professor of Church History | Director, Jonathan Edwards Center
Dr. Chris Chun is the professor of Church History and the director of Jonathan Edwards Center at Gateway Seminary. Chris' doctoral research at St. Andrews University was focused on the eighteenth-century Edwardsean Baptists in Britain. He also has served as president of The Evangelical Theological Society (Far West Region).

The Trinity in Scripture

Is the doctrine of the Trinity found in the Scriptures? The answer to this question is vital.

Carlos Pamplona
Writer | Ph.D. Student
Carlos Pamplona is a bilingual Mexican-American currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at Gateway Seminary. His research focuses on the theological doctrine of adoption. In addition, he is a writer and speaker for Reasonable Truth.

Faculty Dialogues: Nuances of the Trinity

Dr. Rathel and Dr. Wilhite discuss the Trinity in Scripture, the legacy of Nicaea and apophatic and cataphatic theology.

David Rathel
Associate Professor of Christian Theology
Dr. Rathel is the associate professor of Chrisitian Theology at Gateway Seminary. Prior to Gateway, Dr. Rathel supplied pastoral care to churches in the United States and Scotland, served as an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Philosophy for the Baptist College of Florida, and provided teaching assistance for the University of St Andrews.