The question of whether God can be loving and send people to Hell is one people have been asking for a long time. Surely a God who sends people to Hell cannot love them? Starting with a look at who God is and how we relate to Him, our guest will look at the difficult topic of Hell, and what the Bible says about it. Don’t miss this fascinating and crucial conversation!
Today, our guest will tackle one of the most controversial topics in our culture with a fair, respectful, and factual tone through a biblical lens. Join us as we discuss scientific research around the transgender experience and hear an overview of the history of transgenderism. We will also talk about why people pursue gender reassignment surgery, and what happens after. Today, you will be equipped with the biblical, scientific, and practical knowledge needed for a wise response.
Dr. Benjamin M. Skaug is Provost and Vice President for Academic Administration and Associate Professor of Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He is a two-time graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY where he also served on staff as Director of Development. His Master of Divinity focused on theology and biblical languages. His first doctorate was in Preaching. Ben is in the process of completing a PhD from Gateway Seminary in Systematic Theology. He is the author of How Could A Loving God Send Anyone to Hell? and a contributing author to Biblical Spirituality of the Theology in Community series.
James Alan Branch is professor of Christian Ethics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2001, Alan Branch was called to serve in Kansas City, Missouri. He was hired as the Vice President of Student Development and Professor of Christian Ethics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. From July of 2001 to July of 2008, Alan was responsible for much of the seminary’s student recruiting. During that time the school experienced significant growth. Serving as an interim pastor is another way in which Alan Branch has been called to serve. Alan has served as interim to 5 different churches across Kansas and Missouri.