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Michael Strickland Michael is Director of Instruction and Professor of Theology at Amridge University. His PhD is in Theology from the University of Birmingham, UK (2012). He teaches courses related to Theology, New Testament, Church History, Apologetics and Hermeneutics as well as undergraduate mathematics. He serves as a deacon at the North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro, TN. Michael's newest books are David Young and Michael Strickland, The Rhetoric of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark (Fortress Press, 2017) and William Fowler and Michael Strickland, The Influence of Ezekiel and The Fourth Gospel (Brill, 2018).
New Birth: Conversion and Baptism A GUIDEBOOK ON WHY AND HOW TO BE SAVED Why do we need a spiritual “new birth”? How is it even possible? The concept sounded strange to Jesus’ audience. It can sound even stranger in our day, when many wonder…
What Does It Mean to Be Baptized for the Forgiveness of Our Sins? This is Question #5 in Michael Strickland and Anessa Westbrook’s New Birth: Conversion and Baptism. Michael Strickland
What Does It Mean to Confess Jesus as Lord? This is Question #4 in Michael Strickland and Anessa Westbrook’s New Birth: Conversion and Baptism. Michael Strickland
What Is Repentance and What Does It Look Like? *Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from New Birth: Conversion and Baptism. In the first-century Jewish world, large numbers of people were drawn to the simple message of repentance. Both John the Baptist and Jesus preached, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near” (Matthew 3:2; 4:17). Mark 1:4 tells us that John...
Introduction to New Birth: Conversion and Baptism Co-author Michael Strickland introduces New Birth: Conversion and Baptism and gives an overview of the book. Michael Strickland
New Birth Author Q&A – Anessa Westbrook and Michael Strickland with Daniel McCoy Join Anessa Westbrook and Michael Strickland, authors of New Birth: Conversion and Baptism, and Daniel McCoy as they talk about the why, how, and when of baptism.
Q: Original Sin or Ancestral Sin? *Editor’s Note: Christianity teaches that we humans inherited some very dark things from the first sin of our original ancestors. But what exactly is it that we inherited from them? Are we being held guilty for a sin we didn’t commit? I reached out to Dr. Michael Strickland to help us understand better what we... Michael Strickland