Gregg R. Allison
Professor of Christian Theology (2003)

Allison came to Southern in 2003 from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon, where he taught theology and church history for nine years. Allison has 18 years of ministry experience as a staff member of Campus Crusade (Cru), where he worked in campus ministry, as well as serving as a missionary to Italy and Switzerland. He also co-pastored a church in Lugano, Switzerland.

Faculty Bio

The Church’s Mere Identity

Unlike the world and its character of sinfulness, the church is characterized by holiness.

Confession of Sin

Can a Christian Believe in Evolution?

The church should stand firm in its enduring reading of Scripture’s account of divine creation and remain faithful to its historical position, praising God the Creator for his purposeful creation ex nihilo and of every specific kind of both nonliving and living things.

Five Myths about the Church

The church needs a clear definition of its nature before it determines and actualizes its functions and activities.

Author Interview: Gregg Allison explains why the Holy Spirit is sometimes (wrongly) viewed as the JV member of the Godhead

Allison’s new book with Andreas J. Kostenberger examines the Holy Spirit from the perspective of both biblical and systematic theology.

7 reasons you need church history

Wisdom from the past should be warmly embraced by Christians today.

Life in the Age of the Spirit

Four Theses Concerning Human Embodiment

The Body: Why your soul is not enough

You always hear about ‘new year, new you.’ But have you stopped to think about the theological reason health and fitness matters?

The Roman Catholic Church, Then and Now: The Solas and the Continuing Conflict

How is it that God rescues sinful, fallen people in this world? The gospel is the good news for Protestants, Catholics, and every man.

The Reformation Isn’t Over

Despite claims to the contrary, critical doctrines central to the Protestant Reformation continue to set it apart from the Catholic Church.