The Royal Wedding

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 I have observed that many have been theologising on the recent royal wedding. In fact in some quarters, God favoured Meghan Merkel to be blessed with Prince Harry. While I am happy for the newly weds, in my view, If it was God who favoured Meghan over the billions of single …

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Exodus: from order to chaos

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The redactors of the Old Testament, take us on a journey from the book of Genesis, where Yahweh brings order into a chaotic world (in their telling of the creation myth), into Exodus where Yahweh introduces chaos into the order, in his quest to deliver them, owing to his covenant with …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

Two Schools of Thought: making sense of the Book of Exodus The view of the contributors of the body of work we refer to as the Bible is different from ours. So, contrary to the simplistic tradition of just following the leading of the ‘Holy Spirit’, or fasting and praying earnestly for revelation; in order …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

Last week in my lecture on Exodus chapters 7-9 we treated the 10 plagues and the reason why the redactors would have included them in their telling of this Founding Myth. Moving forward, we will be treating the following seminar questions: what were the redactors trying to convey through the story? how did the story …

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Do You Understand What You Are Reading?

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 In order to understand the Bible, one would need to understand the underlying principle or worldview of its contributors. One of these principles is centred around the concept of objectivity, also referred to as the Objective Reality in some quarters. By way of definition, largely, objectivity means the state or quality …

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