Walton Lecture Series


Dr. Bruce Compton, professor Biblical Languages and Exposition at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, will be this year’s speaker for the Walton Lecture Series. Dr. Compton will present this special lecture series on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 22–24, 2015. He will speak in both the college and seminary chapels on topics related to the theme of "Contemporary Issues in American Evangelicalism."

College Chapel   9:00 in the Nettleton Center
April 22 

The Judgment Seat of Christ: A Key Incentive for Faithful Service

April 23
  James 5:13–18: Prayer and Divine Healing


April 24

  Ephesians 3:14–21: Essential Elements for Effective Prayer



Seminary Chapel

  10:00 in Benson 106

April 22 


A Response to Craig Blaising’s ‘Classical, Traditional, Progressive’: Validity in Labels for Distinguishing Types of Dispensationalism


April 23 

  The Efficacy of Animal Sacrifices in the Old Testament and in the Kingdom


April 24

  The Design and Extent of Christ’s Atonement 

You may listen to all his messages by visiting our Chapel Messages page.

Dr. Compton has earned degrees from UCLA, Denver Baptist Theological Seminary, and Grace Theological Seminary. He taught at Denver Baptist Theological Seminary from 1977–1984. He has taught at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary since 1984 and currently serves as the professor of Biblical Languages and Exposition. Dr. Compton has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Maranatha Baptist Bible College Graduate School, and Grace Baptist Theological Seminary in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. From 1987 to his retirement in 2002, he served in the Air National Guard as a military chaplain.

The Walton Lecture Series is named in honor of Dr. Arthur B. Walton who taught at Faith for forty-five years in the college and seminary. Dr. Walton went to be with the Lord in 2013. The purpose of this series is to articulate truth from a Fundamental perspective on subjects and issues relevant to this generation.




Faith Pulpit Day

March 30

This year's Faith Pulpit Day will focus on exposition in theology, preaching, and counseling.

Faith Missions Conference

March 30-April 3

Finish My Work is the theme of this year's Missions Conference.

Spring Instrumental Concert

April 10

Join us for a concert of sacred and classical music presented by the Faith Community Orchestra and Handbells.

Student Leadership Summit

April 16-18

Evangelist Will Galkin and Dr. Paul Hartog will help teens confront their culture rather than conform to it.

Chorale Concert at IRBC

April 18

The Chorale will present a special concert at the Iowa Regular Baptist Camp for people in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.

Commencement Weekend

May 7, 8

Find a full schedule of the 2015 commencement weekend events.