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DETERMINETRUTH

This site endeavors to wrestle with Jesus, the Scriptures, the proclamation of the kingdom of God, the call and mission of the Church as bearers of the kingdom, and the challenge of living in the 21st century.

Too often we think we have it all figured out. I (Rob) know I thought I did. Then I realized that I was reading the Bible in a way that was in large measure foreign to Jesus.

After years of following Christ, I realized that I had placed God in a box. It was a nice box. I had made it just for Him. And it had everything He needed. There was only one problem. God doesn’t fit in boxes. We might. But He doesn’t. This was quite a shock for me.

At the same time, it was also quite liberating! I soon learned to become okay with it. God, after all, transcends everything. So why should I expect that He could fit into my box?

Unfortunately, we tend to simply accept the interpretations of the day; whether they be social, political, economic, or, ethical issues, or with regard to the Bible and theology. We do so, however, often unaware of the assumptions that lie behind our convictions. Yet, we hold to our beliefs. Tenaciously. Sometimes viciously.

Determinetruth ministries aims to explore questions of truth and theology in order to determine (hence, the name “determinetruth”) the truth. We are not suggesting that everything we determine here is absolute truth. We are merely suggesting that we must constantly wrestle with determining what is the truth as best we can. Then we must learn to live in accord with it.

Determinetruth ministries includes a regular blog, podcast episodes, and a soon-to-be-released YouTube channel designed to equip pastors, leaders, and the larger body of Christ for service in the kingdom of God.

We are also engaged in training and equipping pastors throughout the US and India.

So, we ask that you join us as we wrestle with Jesus, the Scriptures, the proclamation of the kingdom of God, the call and mission of the Church as bearers of the kingdom, and the challenge of living in the 21st century.

DetermineTruth ministries offers resources designed to equip pastors, leaders, and the larger body of Christ for service in the kingdom of God.

If you are interested in having us speak to your church or group, please let us know by filling out the contact info on the Contact tab on this site.

If you would like to give a tax-deductible gift to help support determinetruth ministries reach the body of Christ so that they may more effectively serve the kingdom, you may do so by following this link.
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ABOUTROB

Rob Dalrymple and his wife Toni have 4 fabulous children, as well as 2 grandchildren! He has been teaching and pastoring for over 34 years at colleges, seminaries, and the local church. Rob has a PhD (Westminster Theological Seminary) in biblical interpretation.

Rob is currently serving as the Executive Director of Determinetruth ministries, which is a 501c3 parachurch ministry whose vision is to challenge the Church to be the Church.

Rob currently teaches as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University and as a Professor of NT and Biblical Interpretation at the Flourish Institute of Theology.

Rob has served as a lead pastor, as the Dean and Professor of NT at Koinonia Graduate School of Theology, as a teaching fellow at Westminster Theological Seminary, and as an Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Biblical Greek at Biblical Seminary in Hatfield, Pa, and He has also taught and lectured at conferences and seminaries around the world.

Rob is currently writing a commentary on the book of Revelation titled: "Revelation: a Love Story" with Cascade Books (2024).
His other books include: Follow the Lamb: A Guide to Reading, Understanding, and Applying the Book of Revelation (Weaver Books, 2017), Understanding the New Testament and the End Times: Why it Matters (Wipf and Stock, reprint 2018; previously published as Understanding Eschatology: Why it Matters, 2017), These Brothers of Mine: A Biblical Theology of Land and Family and a Response to Christian Zionism (Wipf and Stock, 2015), and Revelation and the Two Witnesses (Wipf and Stock, 2011). He is also a contributor to the Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary and author of numerous scholarly articles and reviews.

In addition, Rob is on the board of directors of Evangelicals 4 Justice, and the leadership team at the Network of Evangelicals for the Middle East (NEME). He serves as a co-chair for the program unit, “Scripture, Hermeneutics and the Middle" at the Institute for Biblical Research (IBR). He is also a consulting editor for the online journal Sacrum Testamentum.

Rob loves to spend time with his wife Toni and their four children, three daughters-in-law, and their grandchildren. He has been involved in managing his kids' little league and AAU baseball teams, coaching their youth soccer teams, and in their junior golf. He enjoys reading and studying the Word of God. And, as a native New Englander, he loves cheering for the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins, and most anything that comes out of Boston. Rob is also an avid golfer.

If you would like to give in order to support and make possible determinetruth ministries you may make a tax-deductible contribution by following this link: https://tithe.ly/give?c=3648601
If you would like to have Rob speak at your church or organization please let us know by filling out the contact info on the Contact me tab on this site.



 
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ABOUTDANNY

Danny and his wife Ginger have been married for 48 years. They have one son and daughter-in-law and two wonderful granddaughters.

Danny has been in ministry for over 45 years, serving churches in both the US and Europe. Danny is a certified Spiritual Director.

Danny has served for more than 30 years in pastoral ministry. He and Ginger also served for 14 years in Vienna, Austria pastoring, teaching, and developing curricula for pastors and leaders in churches throughout Eastern Europe.

For the last 8 years, Danny has worked as a consultant helping churches and businesses develop healthy and efficient leadership cultures.

Danny has served on the founding boards of both City Serve Tri-Valley and the Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition. He has also served on the Southern California volunteer team for International Justice Mission.

His passion is to see church leaders operate out of a deep, healthy spiritual life.

He and Ginger enjoy spending time together and with their family. As a native Atlantan, Danny is an avid Atlanta Braves fan. He enjoys reading, playing Settlers of Catan, skiing, and playing golf.