Keith Essex

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Professor Emeritus, Bible Exposition

A.B., California State University, Long Beach
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
D.Min., The Master's Seminary

During his residency for his Master of Theology degree, Dr. Essex ministered with Campus Crusade and later as a student pastor in Dallas, Texas. Following graduation, he served as Academic Dean at Grace Bible Institute in Long Beach, California. During this time he was also involved as a church planter, interim pastor, and later as an associate pastor. For nine years he pastored in Redondo Beach.

Dr. Essex came to The Master's Seminary as an adjunct professor in 1992, joining the faculty full-time in 1994. He served at TMS until he retired in 2017.

Posts by Keith Essex

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The Rich Heritage of Gospel Preaching

Keith Essex | April 25, 2016

(Today’s post is adapted from Keith’s article “Evangelistic Preaching in the Book of Acts,” originally published in Expositor Magazine.) Evangelistic preaching has a rich heritage. The first evangelistic sermon of the Church Age was preached by the Apostle Peter nearly 2,000 years ago on the Day of Pentecost. Luke records the essence of Peter’s message in Acts […]

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The Fruit of Sanctification

Keith Essex | November 3, 2015

The apostle Peter exhorted his Christian audience, “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy’” (1 Pet 1:14–16). […]

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