John F Macarthur Bio, Nationality, Age, Family, Wife

John F Macarthur Biography

John F Macarthur is an American author and pastor known for his internationally renowned Christian teaching radio program “Grace to You”. He is the pastor as well as the teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, since February 9, 1969, to date.

He is also the current president of The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, and The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles California.

John F Macarthur Age

He was born on June 19, 1939, and is 79 years.

John F Macarthur Nationality

He is an American national and he resides in Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California.

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John F Macarthur Family

He was the first of two children born to Jack, who was born in Calgary, and Irene. He is the fifth cousin of U.S. General Douglas Macarthur and brother to Jeanette F. Macarthur.

John F Macarthur Wife

His wife is Patricia Macarthur and he has four children with her, Melinda, Mark, Marcy, and Matt.

John F Macarthur Children

He has four children with his wife Patricia, Melinda, Marcy, Matt and Mark.

John F Macarthur Education

He attended Bob Jones University before going to Los Angeles Pacific College. In 1963, he obtained his Masters of Divinity from Biola University’s Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California, graduating with honors.

John F Macarthur Young Earth Creationism

MacArthur supports young-earth creationism in his book, The Battle For the Beginning, as well as in his sermons. Speaking about evolution theory, he states that Christians “should expose such lies for what they are and fight against them with vigor”.

He argues that the Battle for the Beginning is a battle between two faiths, one being faith in Scripture and the other, faith in anti-theistic hypotheses. It is not actually a battle between science and the Bible.

John F Macarthur Christology

MacArthur published his belief in the doctrine of “incarnational sonship.” After some criticism, he defended his views in a session of the annual convention of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America.

In an article on his web site, “Reexamining the Eternal Sonship of Christ,” he looks back on his views from 1983 onward, concluding, “I want to state publicly that I have abandoned the doctrine of ‘incarnational sonship.’ Careful study and reflection have brought me to comprehend that Scripture does present the relationship between God the Father and Christ the Son as an eternal Father-Son relationship. I no longer regard Christ’s sonship to God as a role He took up in His incarnation.

John F Macarthur Publications

  • Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You.
  • Anxious for Nothing: God’s Cure for the Cares of Your Soul.
  • Saved Without A Doubt: Being Sure of Your Salvation.
  • The Charismatics: A Doctrinal Perspective Hardback.
  • Fundamentals of the Faith: 13 Lessons to Grow in the Grace and Knowledge of Jesus Christ.
  • Ashamed of the Gospel: When the Church Becomes Like the World.

John F Macarthur Net Worth

According to The Wealth Record, His net worth is $14 million.