Matthew Barrett

Matthew Barrett is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine.

Barrett is the author of numerous book reviews and articles in academic and popular journals and magazines. He is the author of several books, including God’s Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture (Zondervan), and Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary (Crossway). He is also the series editor of The 5 Solas Series with Zondervan. Currently he is working on several more writing projects, including a book on the attributes of God with Baker and a book on Jesus’s understanding of biblical authority with IVP.

Matthew Barrett is originally from California. He received his BA from Biola University in La Mirada, CA, and his MDiv and PhD from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, in systematic theology. Prior to MBTS, he was Lecturer and Tutor of Systematic Theology and Church History at Oak Hill Theological College in London and a professor at California Baptist University, as well as senior pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Matthew is passionate about theology and loves nothing more than seeing his students hungry to learn the great doctrines of the faith in order to know God more. Having served as a pastor in the local church, he is a theologian with a pastor’s heart.

Matthew is married to Elizabeth and they have four children. They live in Kansas City and love BBQ, the Royals, and remain loyal Lakers fans.

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“Christianity is a doctrine not of the tongue, but of the life, and is not apprehended merely by the intellect and memory like other sciences, but it is revealed only when it possesses the whole soul and finds its seat and habitation in the innermost recesses of the heart.”

John Calvin

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