Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Preaching

Eating with Our Ears: Thoughts on Isaiah 55.1-3

Most anyone who has worked in the culinary world or watches popular competitive cooking programs such as Iron Chef America or Chopped has undoubtedly heard the expression “you eat with your eyes first.” In preparing a plate of fine food, visual presentation is important, at least in the restaurant world. A skilled chef should not only be able to transform his ingredients into a meal that tastes good, but one that looks good too, for we tend to eat with our eyes before we eat with our mouths.

Latest Faculty Publication!

WSC's latest faculty publication has been released and seen in the wild!

The Primary Purpose of the Church

Foreign missions is undoubtedly one of the primary tasks of the church. After all, it was Christ who commanded his church to evangelize the nations in the Great Commission.  Moreover, we know that the apostle Paul was one who had a great zeal for missions.

Dr. Johnson at Pastors Conference in Uganda

Dr. Johnson will be speaking at a pastor's conference in Uganda this summer. The conference is co-sponsored by African Bible University and Joy to the World Ministries. JTWM was founded by WSC's M.Div. alumnus (from Malawi) Fletcher Matandika, who is now pastor of a church in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Ten Thousand Hours?

What does it take to be successful? For many in the church the assumption is that great preachers are born, not made. One of the reasons that likely feeds into this assumption is that the Scriptures speak about the office of pastor as Christ's gift to the church (Eph. 4.11-12).