“Best of 2016” Episode #9: Top Theological Issues Facing the Local Church

On this episode of Preaching and Preachers, Drs. Owen Strachan and Bruce Ware join me in a discussion about the top theological issues facing the local church. Dr. Ware is T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Strachan is Associate Professor of Christian Theology and Director of the Center for Theological and Cultural Engagement at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

Guest(s): Bruce Ware and Owen Strachan


Some of the topics covered in today’s podcast are:

  • The pastor as a theologian
  • The sufficiency, truthfulness, and historicity of the scripture
  • The connection between inerrancy and the local church
  • The person and work of the Holy Spirit
  • Human identity
  • The sin as a penalty and a power
  • Preaching in light of these topics


The top theological issues facing the church are:

  • Challenges to inerrancy
  • The doctrine of Trinity
  • The doctrine of the Holy Spirit
  • Anthropology
  • The nature of sin


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