Today’s Seminar

In his seminal work, Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate, Boyer argues for a holistic model to scholarship. A concept he describes as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). For Boyer, scholarship should encompass: the scholarship of discovery (research); the scholarship of integration (multidisciplinary work); the scholarship of application (reflective practice); and the scholarship …

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On the Problem of the Infallibility of the Bible, and a Way Forward

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 This short essay aims to highlight the challenges of the notion of infallibility and conclude with recommendations on how we can use faith as a platform to engage, challenge, build and transform the psyche of people in the 21st century. The text we know today as the Bible is a library …

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Thought Leaders Series: 2017

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved by him, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly explaining the word of truth. - (2 Timothy 2:15) The popular way of reading the Bible is through one dimension. I don’t know why we do this, because we don’t read any …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

Parables were not unique to Jesus. They are part of an oral tradition for teaching universal truths in the ancient Middle East. In fact some of the parables in the gospels were known parables that were expanded by Jesus, providing radically new meaning. Hence Jesus' audience note that he spoke like, 'one with authority' (Matthew …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

In terms of influence the Jews were only a footnote in history compared to other civilisations like Egypt, Greece, Ethiopia, Hittite, Assyria, Babylon, and Persia. In fact Jewish racial laws and customs would not have even allowed them to trade, or exert much cultural or political influence over their neighbours, let alone the known World. …

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