Associate Professor of Theology at The Master’s Seminary
B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Before joining The Master’s Seminary faculty in 2006, Dr. Vlach functioned as a Professor of Humanities at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also taught Bible, Theology, and Hermeneutics for Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. While working on his doctorate, Dr. Vlach was the Senior Researcher/Writer at Church Initiative, a church-equipping ministry in Wake Forest, North Carolina. An ordained minister, Dr. Vlach served as an assistant pastor in Lincoln, Nebraska for five years where he headed up a church-based Bible training institute. Michael speaks regularly at churches and conferences and has appeared on several national radio broadcasts. He has also published numerous articles in Christian magazines and scholarly journals. Dr. Vlach began his tenure at Master’s in 2006.
Michael specializes in the areas of Systematic Theology, Historical Theology, Apologetics, and World Religions. His specific area of expertise concerns the nation Israel and issues related to refuting the doctrine of Replacement Theology. Dr. Vlach was awarded the "Franz-Delitzsch Prize 2008" for his dissertation, "The Church as a Replacement of Israel: An Analysis of Supersessionism."
He is also the author of five books:
Has the Church Replaced Israel?: A Theological Evaluation (B & H Academic, 2010)
20 Tips for Writing Seminary Papers (Theological Studies Press, 2010)
The Church as a Replacement of Israel: An Analysis of Supersessionism (Peter Lang, 2009)
Dispensationalism: Essential Beliefs and Common Myths (Theological Studies Press, 2008)
Philosophy 101: The Big Idea for the 101 Most Important People and Ideas in Philosophy (Theological Studies Press, 2007)
He Will Reign Forever: A Biblical Theology of the Kingdom of God (Lampion Press, 2017)
Dr. Vlach is also the Founder and President of TheologicalStudies.org, a cutting-edge website devoted to providing quality articles, news, and information related to Christian theology. Michael speaks regularly at churches and conferences and has appeared on several national radio and television broadcasts including The History Channel.
Michael is also a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and has taught various courses in Theology for Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
To learn more about Dr. Vlach visit www.TheologicalStudies.org