Arturo Azurdia III
· Born:
June 7, 1959
Author of Three Books

B.A. - California State University ('81), M.A. - Simpson College ('83), M. Div. - American Baptist Seminary of the West ('88), D. Min. - Westminster Theological Seminary ('98




Trinity Church

Five-Point Calvinist, Credo Baptist, Christocentric Hermeneutic

· Interests:
His interests include film, literature, baseball, and the music of Arturo Sandoval.

















Biographical Sketch

Dr. Arturo G. Azurdia III is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Director of Pastoral Mentoring at Western Seminary in Portland , Oregon. He recently established a new church plant in Portland, Oregon which is called Trinity Church, where he is Senior Minister of Word and Worship. The church meets Wednesdays at 7pm in the Johnson Chapel on the campus of Western Seminary at 5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 97215. It begins meeting on Sunday mornings September 2010. He is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, having attended California State University at Hayward where he received a B. A. in Music Performance. His M. Div. was earned from The American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley , California , and his D. Min. from Westminster Seminary in Escondido , California . He was the founding minister of Christ Community Church in Fairfield , California , where he subsequently pastored for 19 years.  He is also the founder of The Spurgeon Fellowship at Western Seminary, a fraternity of ministers devoted to seeking the wisdom of classical pastoral theology for contemporary church ministry.  Art is the author of Connected Christianity: Engaging Culture Without Compromise, Spirit Empowered Preaching (Christian Focus Publications) and a contributing author in additional volumes: Heralds of the King: Christ-Centered Sermons in the Tradition of Edmund P. Clowney, The Compromised Church (Crossway), Reforming Pastoral Ministry (Crossway). He is a frequent speaker at various national and international conferences.  His interests include film, literature, baseball, and the music of Arturo Sandoval.  Art and his wife, Lori, have two children, Katherine and Jonathan.

Online Articles


Biblical Expositions @Monergism MP3 Library
Arturo G. Azurdia III

Distinguishing Characteristics of a Gospel Congregation NEW!!!
Arturo G. Azurdia III - This is the first series laying the groundwork for his new church plant.

An Exposition of the Book of Revelation
Arturo G. Azurdia III (mp3s) - 81 Sermons (Amillennial)

An Exposition of the Book of Hebrews (MP3 Series)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

The Doctrines of Grace (MP3 Series)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

Monergistic Regeneration - Part 1 (mp3) Part 2 (mp3)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

Renewing Your Passion for the Church (11-Part MP3 Seires)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

God, the Gospel and Your Marriage (MP3 Series)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

The Holy Responsibility of the Christian Family (16-Part MP3 Series)
Arturo G. Azurdia III

Free Art Azurdia MP3 CDs

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Trinity Church - New Church Plant!!!

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The Spurgeon Fellowship

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