John MacArthur

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Chancellor Emeritus, Professor of Pastoral Ministry

B.A., Los Angeles Pacific College
M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary
Litt.D., Grace Graduate School
D.D., Talbot Theological Seminary

John MacArthur is the Chancellor Emeritus of The Master’s University and Seminary, pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as an author, conference speaker, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry.

THE MASTER’S UNIVERSITY & SEMINARY

In 1985, John became president of The Master’s University, an accredited, four-year liberal arts Christian college in Santa Clarita, California. In 1986, John founded The Master’s Seminary.

GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH

In 1969, after graduating from Talbot Theological Seminary, John came to Grace Community Church. The emphasis of his pulpit ministry is the careful study and verse-by-verse exposition of the Bible, with special attention devoted to the historical and grammatical background behind each passage.

GRACE TO YOU

John is also president and featured teacher with Grace to You. Founded in 1969, GTY is the nonprofit organization responsible for developing, producing, and distributing John’s books, audio resources, and the “Grace to You” radio and television programs. All 3,000 of John’s sermons, spanning more than four decades of ministry, are available for free on their website.

BOOK MINISTRY

Since completing his first best-selling book, The Gospel According to Jesus, in 1988, John has written nearly 400 books and Study Guides.

FAMILY

John and his wife, Patricia, live in Southern California and have four married children: Matt, Marcy, Mark, and Melinda. They also enjoy the enthusiastic company of their fifteen grandchildren.

Posts by John MacArthur

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The Final Words of the Faithful

John MacArthur | May 28, 2019

I want to take you not to the next few years of your ministry, but to the end of your life. I want you to think about what your epitaph will say.

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Conversion: The Experience of Salvation

John MacArthur | November 15, 2018

Many elements of the doctrine of salvation are non-experiential. But there is one reality in salvation we do experience – conversion. The true church is the society of the converted.

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Why I Love the Church, Part 3

John MacArthur | September 11, 2017

I love the church because it is the most precious thing on this earth. It demanded the highest price ever paid for anything. It is like heaven on earth.

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