From Gilgal to Jericho: from aid dependency to self-sufficiency (Joshua 5:9-12)

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The Lord said to Joshua, “Today I have rolled away from you the disgrace of Egypt.” And so that place is called Gilgal [shame or reproach] to this day. While the Israelites were camped in Gilgal they kept the passover in the evening on the fourteenth day of the month in …

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From Order to Chaos: a study on Exodus

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

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When faced with challenges we have a tendency to look to the past for answers. We also find this pattern as a reoccurring theme in stories within the bible. Like most things in the bible, sometimes it is encouraged, other times it is discouraged. For the Israelites being led out of Egypt, they had to …

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Thought Leaders Series: 2017

The correct way to approach the Old Testament is to engage it as a collection of historical writings, commentaries, and views of Jewish thinkers of the Divine. Treating it as ‘the word of God’ gives the notion of finality, thereby, hindering us from continuing the painstaking work of theology as these scholars themselves did in …

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Thought Leaders Series: 2017

To transcend simply means to go beyond a subject matter. This is exemplified in Jesus’ statement: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.” - (Matthew 5:17) Through Jesus’ life, ministry, and death he reveals and models God’s economy. Thereby …

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