Michael Vlach

Professor of Theology

Dr. Vlach has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a Master of Divinity degree from The Master’s Seminary, and a PhD in Systematic Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Vlach was awarded the 2008 Franz Delitzsch Prize for his dissertation, “The Church as a Replacement of Israel: An Analysis of Supersessionism.”

Dr. Vlach taught at The Master’s Seminary for fifteen years where he served as Professor of Theology. While there he was Managing Editor of The Master’s Seminary Journal for nine years. Vlach also taught Philosophy and World Religions at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

A regular conference speaker, Dr. Vlach has appeared on The History Channel. He is most known for his books, Has the Church Replaced Israel: A Theological Evaluation (B&H), and He Will Reign Forever: A Biblical Theology of the Kingdom of God (Lampion). Vlach also has contributed to several multi-author works.



BS University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MDiv The Master’s Seminary
PhD Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary



Israel-Church Issues
New Testament Use of the Old Testament

Books and Video Courses

Vlach, Michael J. The New Creation Model: A Paradigm for Discovering God’s Restoration Purposes from Creation to New Creation (2023).

To Seek… to Do… and to Teach: Essays in Honor of Larry D. Pettegrew, eds. Douglas D. Bookman, Tim M. Sigler, and Michael J. Vlach (2022).

Vlach, Michael J. He Will Reign Forever: A Biblical Theology of the Kingdom of God (2017).

Vlach, Michael J. Dispensationalism: Essential Beliefs and Common Myths (2017).

Vlach, Michael J. Has the Church Replaced Israel? A Theological Evaluation (2010).

Vlach, Michael J. The Church as a Replacement of Israel: An Analysis of Supersessionism (2009).

Vlach, Michael J. Dispensational Hermeneutics: Interpretation Principles that Guide Dispensationalism’s Understanding of the Bible’s Storyline (2022).

Youtube Videos: material ranging from Bible interpretation, theology, culture, and politics.

Seminary-Level video course created for the local church, small groups, and individuals.