Welcome to the eighty-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave interviews Dr. Stephen Wellum, Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters.
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Dr. Wellum’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects.
- The significance of the exclusivity of Christ for today.
- A brief outline of the sufficiency of Christ’s finished work.
- How Jesus’ ministry as High Priest is neglected today.
- How Christians should respond to attacks on penal substitionary atonement.
- How Reformed believers differ with Rome on the sufficiency of Christ’s work.
- How Reformed Christians should respond in love to differences between Reformation theology and Catholic teaching.
- How the exclusivity of Christ is under attack today and how Christians should respond in love to these attacks.
- His recommended books for learning more about the person and work of Jesus Christ.
About the Guest:
Stephen Wellum is Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Kingdom through Covenant (Crossway). He is also writing a systematic theology that will be published around 2017 (B&H Academic).
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021) and The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.