October 29 // “Virtue, Language and Science: Why C. S. Lewis’ “Abolition of Man” Matters Today“ Even though C. S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man began as a series of three lectures given during the Second World War, it addresses questions that…
October 22 // “Eden Regained?“ What will become of the earth when Christ returns, and how does it relate to heaven? What has Eden to do with Christian discipleship today? Time: 7:00-8:30 Presenter: Peter Spychalla, Ph.D. Location: Stratford Park Bible Chapel Cost:…
October 15 // “Being a Faithful Witness in a Suspicious, Censorious, Post-Christian Culture” In the face of increasing marginalization, the greatest obstacles to sharing one’s faith are often psychological. How can we overcome our fear in order to be faithful witnesses? This is the first of four lectures in our Fall 2019 Taste of Seminary lecture series. Time: 7:00-8:30 Presenter: Mike McQueen, D.Min. Location: Stratford Park Bible Chapel Cost: Free Everyone is welcome! (Coffee, tea and dessert provided)
March 10-21, 2020 Followers of Jesus dream of seeing the land where he lived, and where much of the Biblical narrative played out. Here is your chance to learn to read the Bible in context with a vivid encounter of…
October 8 // “The Ethical Challenges of Brain Science” Brain augmentation is the final frontier of technological self-manipulation, raising fundamental moral questions about identity, freedom, and moral responsibility. How should Christians respond? This is the first of four lectures in our Fall 2019 Taste of Seminary lecture series. Time: 7:00-8:30 Presenter: Todd Daly, Ph.D. Location: Stratford Park Bible Chapel Cost:…
The Christian humanist Erasmus reformed the 16th century Roman Catholic church and european society through education with his landmark translation of the Greek New Testament and countless other satirical writings. But he spent much of his life at odds with…
In more than one place, C. S. Lewis described the Scottish pastor George MacDonald as his “master.” Not is MacDonald credited with creating the contemporary genre of fantasy, but he also wrote realistic novels that address issues that still matter…
Does the good news we communicate match the robust, holistic, multi-aspectual gospel of the Scriptures? Or is it diminished, truncated, shrunken, and possibly distorted? Join us in reflecting on the biblical theology of the gospel. This is the first of…
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We live in an age where people are less and less familiar with Scripture. As God’s spokespeople, do we adopt methods that point to the authority, clarity, and relevance of God’s Word? Or do we preach in a manner that actually tends to undermine people’s confidence that they can hear from God in his Word?