Today at Healingsprings fellowship In recent months I explored some fundamental problems with biblical texts and their doctrinal implication, using the book of Exodus as a case study. This series sparked a lot of questions which has opened my eyes to the degree of assumptions made by Christians about the influence of the faith. I … Continue reading A Moral Critique of the Book of Exodus_4
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Did they fall from heaven? Were they passed on by Jesus? By way of context let us examine some building blocks. First, systematic theology. This term which sounds like something out of an engineering lab, is a discipline of Christian theology that formulates an orderly, rational, and coherent account of the … Continue reading How did Christian doctrines come about?
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Following the launch of our TED-Ed Club which kicks of in Sept this year, I received requests for information about Healingsprings fellowship and my background. This podcast is part of a series of interviews with politicians, business leaders, and professionals on their career journey by Group Chair and founder of MiddletonMurray, … Continue reading An interview with Angela Middleton (Group Chair and Founder, MiddletonMurray)
Today @ Healingsprings fellowship “They fashioned a tomb for thee, O holy and high one The Cretans, always liars, evil beasts, idle bellies! But thou art not dead: thou livest and abidest forever, For in thee we live and move and have our being.” — Epimenides, Cretica, (6th-century BC philosopher) Epimenides was not a Christian, in … Continue reading Moral Critique of the Book of Exodus_3
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 There are three major areas in Christianity: God (a large part of our understanding of this concept emerges from the Text we commonly refer to as the Old Testament), Jesus (sources include the Gospels and writings, mostly in the Texts we commonly refer to as the New Testament), and the Doctrines … Continue reading Christian doctrines
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 In a bid to highlight the divinity of Jesus, the writers of the gospel avoided attributes of Jesus’ humanity. And because their writings are treated as biographical accounts, instead of theological interpretation, their audiences are often misled about Jesus in history. For example, Jesus is presented as being led by the … Continue reading Jesus in History
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 … Continue reading Today @ Healingsprings fellowship