On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave talks with David Steele about the doctrine of Scripture, sin, salvation, sanctification, Christian spouses and local church members encouraging one another putting their sin to death, along with his book, Be Killing Sin: The Art of War on the Battlefield of Faith (Self-Published, 2022).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- How the doctrine of Scripture affects how we approach the topic of sin and grace.
- How a biblical understanding of sin helps us to speak biblically about sin.
- How biblical truth arms us to stand against the world, the flesh, and the devil.
- The means of grace and how they help the Christian today.
- How settled convictions help the Christian today.
- Why should Christians care about killing their sin and how to put it to death.
- How Christians spouses can encourage one another to put to death indwelling sin.
- How local church members can encourage one another to put to death their indwelling sin.
About Today’s Guest
Dr. David S. Steele has been in pastoral ministry since 1991. He holds BS and MA degrees from Multnomah University and Multnomah Biblical Seminary and a D. Min from Bakke Graduate University. Following graduation from Multnomah University, he served eight years as Pastor to Students at Lacey Chapel. In 2000, he became the Pastor of Theology at First Baptist Church in La Grande, Oregon where he served for over eleven years. In 2012, he became the Senior Pastor at Christ Fellowship in Everson, Washington.
At Christ Fellowship he leads the staff, serves as the Pastor for preaching and vision casting, and oversees Veritas (Adult Theological Education) and Iron Men (Men’s Leadership Development).
His personal mission is to positively influence people, impact the world one person at a time, and glorify God by enjoying him forever. His passion in ministry is preaching, teaching, and leadership development. Specifically, his aim is to educate the mind, engage the affections, equip the whole person, and encourage God-centered living that treasures Christ above all things.
He and his wife, Gerrene were married in 1991 and they have two children.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. 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, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). 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.