Church History

DPH Releases Groundbreaking Historical Work Supporting Dispensational Thinking.

TAOS, N.M.—Dispensational Publishing House, Inc. is honored to have worked with author and long-time Bible teacher James C. Morris to release "Ancient Dispensational Truth: Refuting the Myth that Dispensationalism is New." One of the most common accusations and stereotypes about dispensational thought is that it is new. Proponents of this myth typically claim that John Nelson Darby (1800-1882) was the first to teach the dispensational system of Biblical interpretation. Despite the fact that the accusation is unscholarly and easily refuted, the myth continues. [...]

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A Dispensational Discourse with Cory Marsh

By PAUL J. SCHARF, M.Div. Editor in Chief Editor’s Note: Providentially, through the process of contributing to the new book called Forged from Reformation, I have become familiar with Cory Marsh, who also contributed to the book and served as its copy editor. My interactions with him led to this interview, for which I am most grateful. Marsh is a young professor, but his thoughts on the subject of dispensationalism are many—and they are profound. I believe that you will enjoy learning about [...]

All Things to His Glory, by His Grace

Editor’s Note: Dr. Ron J. Bigalke is the author of the brand new book, When? The Biblical Timing for Prophetic Fulfillment, from Dispensational Publishing House. The book is now available for presale, and it has the potential to become a go-to resource for years to come in the realm of eschatology—for students in the classroom and pastors in the study, as well as committed Christians who simply desire to know more about how the future will unfold. Although the focus of the [...]

The Rapture of the Church: A Premillennial Issue

Editor’s Note: Dr. Ron J. Bigalke is the author of the brand new book, When? The Biblical Timing for Prophetic Fulfillment, from Dispensational Publishing House. The book is now available for presale, and it has the potential to become a go-to resource for years to come in the realm of eschatology—for students in the classroom and pastors in the study, as well as committed Christians who simply desire to know more about how the future will unfold. Although the focus of the [...]

Premillennial Pretribulationism as a Consequence of the Protestant Reformation

Editor’s Note: Dr. Ron J. Bigalke is the author of the brand new book, When? The Biblical Timing for Prophetic Fulfillment, from Dispensational Publishing House. The book is now available for presale, and it has the potential to become a go-to resource for years to come in the realm of eschatology—for students in the classroom and pastors in the study, as well as committed Christians who simply desire to know more about how the future will unfold. Although the focus of the [...]

Reflections on the Life of Robert L. Thomas, Th.D.

Robert L. Thomas, Th.D. (June 4, 1928–Sept. 6, 2017) The New Testament puts heavy emphasis on using the mind as the principal avenue to Christian growth.[1] Dr. Robert L. Thomas modeled this truth in his own life and ministry in the Word of God. Throughout his teaching ministry (1959–2008) he applied his brilliant, God-given mind to Bible study, research, writing, and teaching. That career culminated in December 2014 with Dr. John MacArthur announcing the awarding of professor emeritus status to Dr. Thomas [...]

Remembering Two Great Teachers

Two great dispensational seminary teachers entered the presence of the Lord this past week—Dr. Stanley Toussaint and Dr. Robert Thomas. Dr. Toussaint went to be with Christ on Tuesday morning. He served at Dallas Theological Seminary from 1960 to 2012. On Wednesday morning, Dr. Thomas went to heaven. He served at The Master's Seminary from its founding in 1987 until 2008, having previously taught for 28 years at Talbot Theological Seminary. I never had the privilege of meeting either of these men personally [...]

Returning to My Ministry Roots

Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it. (Col. 4:17) The last two years have been a time of returning to my ministry roots—in the IFCA International.[1] Back in the summer of 2015 (shortly before I first heard of the idea of Dispensational Publishing House), I was invited to speak at the Wisconsin IFCA Regional in October of that year, where I delivered five messages on the book of Daniel, applying the prophet’s [...]

A Dispensational Discourse with Dr. William Barrick

By PAUL J. SCHARF, M.Div. Editor in Chief Editor’s Note: It would be very difficult to calculate the magnitude of the ministry impact made through the life of Dr. William Barrick. This brilliant gentleman has been involved in so many different disciplines—including teaching, writing, editing, missions, Bible translation and cross-cultural translation—at the very highest levels that one can barely comprehend it! And he has done it all as a traditional dispensationalist. Who, then, could be a better subject for this month’s interview on [...]

A Dispensational Discourse with Dr. Michael Vlach

By PAUL J. SCHARF, M.Div. Editor in Chief Editor’s Note: I have been following the teaching and writing ministry of Dr. Michael Vlach for several years—since the publication of his book called Dispensationalism: Essential Beliefs and Common Myths (Theological Studies Press, 2008). I am continually impressed and challenged by his desire to apply Biblical truth with precision and clarity. Dr. Vlach is having a great influence at The Master’s Seminary—both as a professor and as editor of the school’s theological journal. It is [...]