Thought Leaders Series: 2019 The issue with religious folks (all faiths) lies in their understanding and interpretation of ‘reality’. For religious folks reality is subjective, therefore events and history is subjective. In other words reality is seen only through the theological or doctrinal tenets of their ‘sacred text’. The issue here is that these sacred … Continue reading Fixed mindset v Growth mindset
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The writers of the religious texts which form the basis of most known faith traditions were trying to make sense of their world, challenging social norms, and offering a moral vision of how communities, kingdoms and states can function effectively. Some of their ideas are enduring, while others are shortsighted. Therefore, … Continue reading The Task Upon Us
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 By way of context, anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities. A behaviour which psychologists describe as innate to humans. For example, in religion and mythology, anthropomorphism is the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of human qualities in … Continue reading Christian doctrine and Anthromorphism
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 Goldin (2014) defines human capital as the stock of knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value. This is pertinent because the main thrust of Healingsprings fellowship is human capital development. In other words, helping people harness and … Continue reading TED-Ed Club (Sundays, September 2nd – November 25th 2018)