"For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord." (Hab. 2:14)

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Dr. Larry Perkins

The Nature and Importance of ‘Gospel Literacy’ in the Local Church.

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Significant discussion is occurring about the question “what is the Gospel?” Keller’s recent book “Center Church” devotes its first several chapters essentially to defining Gospel. At first it seems surprising that 2000 years after Jesus we still find ourselves debating such a question. Surely Christian leaders would have sorted out this most significant issue centuries […]

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“Take up and Read” – Is Augustine’s Path to Faith Still Effective Today?

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Late in the summer of 386 Augustine was sitting in a garden in Milan and by chance he heard a child chanting: “Take it and read it; take it and read it.” He picked up what was nearby, Paul’s Letter to the Romans, and began reading Romans 13:13–14, “Let us behave decently, as in the […]

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Bible Courses for Public School Students

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In BC, grade 10-12 students can take correspondence courses from any BC high school while they continue to attend their home school.  This includes Bible courses offered by Christian schools.  The good news is:  There are over thirty Christian courses that students can take.

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Foundations for Christian Ministry 10

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Foundations of Christian Ministry is an eight month ‘learn as you do’ course that usually goes from October to May.  The student will work as an apprentice under an experienced church worker such as Sunday School teacher or youth leader.

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Taste and See – An Invitation to Read the Bible

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Annabel Robinson is publications manager for Scripture Union, Canada. A graduate of Oxford, she recently retired from teaching at the University of Regina where she was recognized with an appointment as Professor Emerita of Classics. Because of the benefit that personal Bible reading and reflection have contributed to her own life, she has a passion […]

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“Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Papyrus — Is it Credible?

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Recently an article authored by  Karen King (with contributions by AnneMarie Luijendijk) and said to be “forthcoming” in the Harvard Theological Review and entitled “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife…’” a New Coptic Gospel Papyrus, proposed that this fragment may be evidence that some Christians in the third and fourth centuries A.D. believed and taught […]

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Fit to Serve and Serve Again?

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FIT TO SERVE AND SERVE AGAIN?  Biblical and Theological Foundations That Inform and Define a Policy of Potential Pastoral Leadership Restoration After Significant Moral Failure A theological resource paper prepared for Fellowship Pacific, September 2012

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#1. Book Review: “The King Jesus Gospel. The Original Good News Revisited.”Scot McKnight.

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Scot McKnight. The King Jesus Gospel. The Original Good News Revisited. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. 184 pages. McKnight contends that the gospel message proclaimed in many North American Evangelical churches falls short of the robust good news presented in the Bible. The emphasis that Evangelicalism places upon an experience of personal conversion, although necessary, […]

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View the Inauguration Event Videos with Dr. Moo

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The inauguration event of the Centre for Biblical and Theological Literacy occurred November 3-4, 2011 and featured Dr. Douglas Moo as our guest speaker.  Dr. Moo holds the Wessner Chair in Biblical Studies at Wheaton College and author of many significant biblical commentaries, books and articles. In addition to these  significant contributions, Dr. Moo also is […]

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Inauguration Comments

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The Psalmist claimed that God’s word is “more precious than gold,” has the power to “revive the soul,” has the capacity to “make wise the simple,” and  produces “great reward” (Psalm 19). A commodity that possesses such value and offers such amazing results deserves our greatest attention. Unfortunately in Canada most people do not recognize the worth of God’s wisdom, do not know how to understand it, and consequently have no capacity to apply its life-giving wisdom to their lives.

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