Lenses

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Through much studies and reflection I have come to realise that leaders of most known faith traditions were trying to reshape the minds of their audience in light of the socioeconomic challenges upon them in their era. For example, Jesus was trying to move the Jews away from some of the …

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The Power of Stories in Shaping and Reshaping our Worldview

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The primary reason why we hold on doctrinal problems is largely because of our Sunday school experience. For example, the idea of an angry God who requires the brutal death and blood of his incarnate son in order to reconcile with his creation is a major doctrine in Christian settings. Consequently, …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

In previous weeks, we established that unlike traditional doctrine that the Old Testament was written by Moses, it was in fact written retrospectively. Most scholars agree that the recording, redaction and compilation started during the Exile and it was completed after the Exile. The primary goal was to galvanise the people towards a metaphysical and …

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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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An Open Letter to the OAU

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 How could it be that the oppressor presents an argument based on a faith and stories of exploits that strengthens such faith to the oppressed? How did the oppressed come to embrace and believe those stories to a point where they even despise the little that is known of their own …

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