“Dispensationalism is important for everyone to understand, whether you’re a dispensationalist or not,” says Dr. Carl Sanders. It “has shaped much of evangelical history and culture and is worth understanding for that reason alone.” Join Dr. Sanders as he explores the history and theology of dispensationalism and how it has impacted our culture in more ways than we realize.
Dr. Sanders is known for his down-to-earth presentation and ability to address theological differences fairly. As both a professor and minister in diverse urban congregations, Dr. Sanders brings together a high degree of scholarship and a practical approach. You’re invited to think critically about who God is, what Scripture teaches, and how that can inform us in our daily lives.
Dr. Carl Sanders is an associate professor of theology at Lancaster Bible College’s Capital Bible Seminary. He has taught at college and seminary levels since 1999 at several schools: Bethel University (St. Paul, Minnesota), Northwestern College (St. Paul, Minnesota), and Washington Bible College in Washington, DC, where he also served as chair of the Bible and theology department (2003–2012).
Dr. Sanders is well liked by his students for his down-to-earth presentation of Bible doctrine. Students quickly learn that he enjoys talking about theology and has a quick wit. Among his strengths as a lecturer are his ability to distill information to essential elements, as well as his good-natured way of fairly explaining differences in theological positions. Dr. Sanders has a keen interest in urban ministry and has served for many years in racially diverse urban congregations. His interest in local-church experience helps him practice theology in ways that reflect the diversity present in the body of Christ. He strives to make theology interesting and practical.