Jesus in History

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 …

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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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If the Bible is not infallible as tradition implies, do we then throw the baby and the bath water? My answer is emphatically no. As I believe faith can be harnessed as a force for good. But in order to achieve this good, leaders will need to be theologically educated (ideally in a tertiary institution …

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Thought Leaders Series: 2017

Where is our community? If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. (Mark 3:24-25) After the death of Jesus the church continued to attract followers in-spite of persecution. But internally, there were doctrinal challenges about Jesus. …

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Did Jesus die to appease an Angry God, or did he die to demonstrate self-emptying (kenosis)? By way of background, the sacrificial lamb idea was used in the early or primitive church as a metaphor for Jewish audiences who were already familiar with Temple worship and practices, to highlight Jesus’ death and resurrection. It was …

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