J. Scott Horrell

Professor of Theological Studies, Dr. Scott Horrell was born in Wenatchee on the Columbia River and grew up in Ephrata and Quincy in central Washington State. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University. He has pastored five times, twice in urban Brazil. Now he has enjoyed 22 years at DTS with about the same number of years in ministry outside the US, centered on teaching Bible doctrine, theology, church planting, and pastoral training. He is currently an adjunct professor of doctoral studies at SETECA in Guatemala, and occasional adjunct professor at others schools in various parts of the world. He and his wife Ruth are grateful for their two daughters, two son-in-laws, and eight grandchildren.

Theology
Apr 17, 2019
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Of First Importance: The Center of the Gospel Dr. Scott Horrell, professor of Theological Studies, reminds believers, during Holy Week, that, while the gospel includes a kaleidoscope of images, the absolute center is that...
Theology
Apr 9, 2019
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Who Is Jesus? - Classic In this classic episode, Drs. Darrell Bock, Scott Horrell, and Justin Bass discuss Christology, focusing on early texts implicitly revealing Jesus’s divine identity.
Theology
Jul 11, 2017
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The Person of Jesus in the Nicene Creed In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock and Scott Horrell discuss the Nicene Creed, focusing on essential Christian beliefs about the person of Jesus.
Theology
May 24, 2017
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Heaven Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, discusses Heaven with Jesus at the center of this home with God, full of grace.
Podcast
Apr 25, 2017
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Who is Jesus? In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Scott Horrell, and Justin Bass discuss Christology, focusing on early texts implicitly revealing Jesus’ divine identity.
Classic
Jan 31, 2017
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Classic - Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism In this classic episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss the Roman Catholic Church, focusing on key theological distinctions between...
Theology
Aug 16, 2016
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Perspectives on the Lord's Supper In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock, Michael Svigel and Scott Horrell discuss Christian perspectives on the Lord’s Supper, focusing on its significance in the life of the church.
Religion
Feb 9, 2016
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Key Differences Between Protestantism and Roman Catholicism In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss the Roman Catholic Church, focusing on key theological distinctions between Protestantism and...
Article
Jun 12, 2015
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The Covenant of Singleness: The Bible and Church History The Hebrew understanding of man and woman forcefully urged marriage and offspring as essential to Israel’s future heritage and inheritance. But the New Testament seems to turn...
Chapel
Mar 25, 2015
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The Reality of Hell Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies at DTS speaks on the reality of hell.
Classic
Oct 28, 2014
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Classic: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and Protestantism, focusing on various distinctives of both traditions. This classic...
Classic
Oct 21, 2014
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Classic: History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and Protestantism, focusing on the historical development and organization of the...
Bible
Jun 4, 2014
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Rightly Fearing the Lord God Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies, reminds us that those who serve a Holy God must rightly fear and obey Him.
Review
Jan 1, 2014
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Forsaken: The Trinity and the Cross, and Why It Matters In this book Thomas McCall, associate professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, addresses central questions of the Christian faith in...
Religion
Dec 17, 2013
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Catholicism and Protestantism: Contrasting Distinctives of Protestantism and Catholicism In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and Protestantism, focusing on various distinctives of both traditions.
Religion
Dec 10, 2013
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Catholicism and Protestantism: The History and Organization of the Roman Catholic Church In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell and Dr. Michael Svigel discuss Catholicism and Protestantism, focusing on the historical development and organization of the...
Review
Jul 1, 2013
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The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited Scot McKnight, respected biblical theologian and professor of religious studies at North Park University (Chicago), seeks to reorient understanding of the “gospel.” He...
Bible
Jun 12, 2013
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Jesus Son of God: Iconoclast of the World Religions Dr. Scott Horrell, Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, speaks about how the Incarnate Son of God subverts all the religions of the world: He is full of...
Religion
Apr 16, 2013
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Challenges of Bible Translation in Muslim Cultures In this episode, Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell, and Dr. Imad Shehadeh discuss the balance between literal translation of biblical terms and culturally...
Religion
Apr 9, 2013
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General Issues in Bible Translation In this episode, Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Scott Horrell, and Dr. Imad Shehadeh discuss the challenges of cross-cultural Bible translation work.
Religion
Apr 2, 2013
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What the New Pope Means for the Future of the Church Evangelical and Lutheran scholars address the character and theology of the first pope from South America, Pope Francis, and the relationship between Protestant and Catholic...
Review
Apr 1, 2013
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Do We Worship the Same God? Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Dialogue As the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School, Volf is renowned as a Trinitarian ecumenist at the forefront of interfaith dialogue. The chapters...
Review
Oct 1, 2012
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Lord, I Feel So Small: Using God’s Yardstick to Conquer Self-Doubt Pastor of Adults at Redwood Chapel Community Church (Castro Valley, California), Jon Drury (DTS, 1976) writes to address the believer’s personal insecurities and struggles...
Review
Oct 1, 2012
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The Loser Letters: A Comic Tale of Life, Death, and Atheism Fictional character twenty-five-year-old A. F. Christian has converted to atheism. Through disinterest in her Roman Catholic upbringing, a university education, some drugs, her...