Training Beyond the Pulpit: The Institute for the Christian Life at TMS Launches Series of Books Designed for Any Believer
This fall, The Master’s Seminary is thrilled to announce a new addition to the ICL curriculum: a series of books, written for both pastors and layman, that covers foundational topics for the Christian life.
Long-Time Board Member Jack Babbitt Celebrates 100th Birthday
Today, June 24, 2023, Jack Babbitt, former TMUS board member and long-time ministry partner of the institution and TMAI, celebrates his 100th birthday.
The Master’s Seminary Announces 2023 MacArthur Preaching Award Recipients
The MacArthur Preaching Award is one of the highest honors a graduate can receive. It recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in exposition, and it encourages both recipients to continue pursuing precision in preparation, depth of content, and quality of delivery.
Tyndale Center Releases Translation Notes
The Tyndale Center at The Master’s Seminary is thrilled to release notes that can help Bible translators reproduce the text’s original meaning in any language. These notes were created by the world-class faculty at the Tyndale Center: experts in the original languages who oversaw the Legacy Standard Bible Translation.
The Master’s Seminary Launches The Institute for the Christian Life
The Master’s Seminary has renamed its Institute for Church Leadership as the Institute for the Christian Life (ICL). Its online courses, which were originally designed for pastors and church leaders, have expanded to include a broader audience of new believers, teenagers, women, businessmen, and others who have a passion for studying God’s Word.
A Providential Path: How the Lord Provided Scholarships and Housing for First-Year TMS Student Adam Wilson
Reflecting on his path to seminary, Adam Wilson says, “The Lord made the decision clear. His providence provided a path for me because I know He wanted me here at TMS. I know He’ll do the same for other guys considering seminary.”
Truth the World Desperately Needs: TMS Faculty Contribute to New Book, Right Thinking for a Culture in Chaos.
“Right Thinking for a Culture in Chaos” shows that no matter the issue, God’s Word is relevant. In the midst of so much chaos and confusion in the world, God’s people can always look to God’s Word for clarity.
A Lifetime of Faithful Ministry: The Homegoing of Dr. George Zemek
On Tuesday, February 14th 2023, Dr. George Zemek went home to be with the Lord. His was a life of faithfulness to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ—in whom he now worshipfully rests.
Theological Training from Afar: The Development of Distance Education at The Master’s Seminary
The goal of our Mentor Model and distance educations programs, as well as our youtube channel, is to ensure that The Master’s Seminary’s world-class education is as widely available as it can be without compromising the school’s commitment to education in a local church context.
Changing a Nation Through Training Expositors: Building an Enduring Ministry in Italy
Johnny Gravino, an alumnus of The Master’s Seminary, leads the Italian Theological Academy, which trains men for pastoral ministry.
TMS VP Nathan Busenitz and TMS Alum James Coates Release Book “God vs. Government”
Last month, Harvest House Publishers released God vs. Government: Taking a Biblical Stand When Christ & Compliance Collide. This book looks at how, and more importantly, why, two churches—Grace Community Church in Los Angeles and GraceLife Church of Edmonton, Canada—reopened in defiance of local health orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Master’s Seminary Releases Documentary Film “A Cheerful Giver”
The Master’s Seminary has released a film documenting the story of The Believers Foundation’s humble beginnings, and how their obedience has furthered the Kingdom of the Lord. A Cheerful Giver was officially released to the public at the 2022 Shepherd’s Conference during a special screening for the attendees. It is now available, free of charge, at the website cheerful-giver.com
Dr. Peter Sammons, TMS Assistant Professor of Theology, Publishes Book on Reprobation
Dr. Peter Sammons, assistant professor at TMS, has published his book, Reprobation and God’s Sovereignty: Recovering a Biblical Doctrine.
How to Cultivate Unity and Maintain It as Your Church Grows: A Profile of TMS Alumni Ted Johnson
Johnson knows that growth is not because the leadership is trying to meet the felt needs of their congregation. Instead, they are devoting themselves primarily to Scripture.
Dr. Michael Riccardi Appointed Assistant Professor of Theology at The Master’s Seminary
The Master’s Seminary has appointed Dr. Michael Riccardi (Ph.D., The Master’s Seminary) as Assistant Professor of Theology. Dr. Riccardi will join the Theology Department as a full-time faculty member after having served as adjunct faculty for the past ten years.
Dr. Peter Sammons Appointed Assistant Professor of Theology at The Master’s Seminary
The Master’s Seminary has appointed Dr. Peter Sammons (Ph.D. The Master’s Seminary) as a full-time faculty member. As part of the theology department, Dr. Sammons will teach courses on the doctrines of bibliology, Theology proper, Christology, and Pneumatology.
Dr. Nathan LeMaster Appointed Assistant Professor at The Master’s Seminary
The Master’s Seminary appointed Dr. Nathan LeMaster (Ph.D. Cambridge University) as a full-time faculty member. He will join the Old Testament department and teach a variety of courses, including Advanced Hebrew Readings and Greek Exegesis.
Dr. Michael Grisanti Marks 35 Years of Scholarship at 2021 ETS Conference
Dr. Michael Grisanti will never forget his first Evangelical Theological Society conference thirty-five years ago. “1986 was quite an introduction to ETS,” Dr. Grisanti said, “watching Wayne Grudem debate Catherine […]
Alumnus Tyler Van Halteren Publishes Children’s Book Based off Pilgrim’s Progress
When Tyler Van Halteren was fifteen years old, his dad gave him a frayed, well-used copy of Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan’s famous allegory of a man named Christian weighed down by […]
Alumnus Josué Pineda Leaves TMS to Pastor Spanish Congregation in Hutchinson, Kansas
This fall, the Pineda family will leave their post at TMS to move to Hutchinson, Kansas. There Josué will shepherd a growing Spanish-speaking population at Grace Bible Church. As the Spanish pastor, he will serve alongside fellow TMS alum, Bart Horton and Steve Crawford.
The Master’s Seminary to Host Second TMS Day on October 26
On Tuesday, October 26th, The Master’s Seminary will host its second TMS day as part of its annual preview weekend.
Professor Paul Twiss Completes PhD Studies at Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Back in the summer of 2012, when Paul Twiss, his wife Laura, and their children came from England to Southern California to study at The Master’s Seminary, he would have […]
Dr. Zuber’s Bestselling Book, The Essential Scripture, Connects Systematic Theology and Exegesis
There are hardly any books on the market like Dr. Kevin Zuber’s The Essential Scriptures: A Handbook of the Biblical Texts for Key Doctrines. When it was released last month by […]
Dr. Michael Vlach Publishes Landmark Book on the New Testament’s Use of the Old
As Dr. Michael Vlach ends a remarkable 15-year career teaching theology at The Master’s Seminary, he dedicated his latest book, The Old in the New: Understanding How the New Testament Authors Quoted the Old Testament.
The Master’s Seminary Opens The MacArthur Center for Expository Preaching
Today, The Master’s Seminary officially opens The MacArthur Center for Expository Preaching. Opening a center for preaching is an important milestone in the life of our institution.
Through an advanced academic program prioritizing biblical authority and local church discipleship, The Master’s Seminary trains men for pastoral ministry—to preach the Word of God, reach the world for Christ, and teach others to do the same.
Meet the faithful churchmen who lead The Master’s Seminary and serve on the TMUS Board of Directors.
TMS is strategically located on a local church campus. It’s the most practical, most effective place to train for pastoral ministry. At TMS, you not only train on the campus of a local church; you sit under the men who lead it—a doctrinally united faculty of pastor-theologians.Learn More
About John MacArthur
John MacArthur is chancellor of The Master’s University and Seminary, an author, conference speaker, pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry.Read Bio
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