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Dan Strange writes about a new book he and Mike Ovey have written together to encourage and equip Christians about the Bible.
Last February and on into March, Mike Ovey and I each wrote a number of little blog posts responding to Steve Chalke's article, 'Restoring Confidence in the Bible'. We've reworked those posts, added some more material and discussion questions, and the result is a new little book published by Christian Focus and called, Confident: Why we can trust the Bible.
It's not a finger-pointing, hand-wringing book (Steve Chalke isn't mentioned at all). Rather it's a book to encourage and equip Christians.
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Mike Ovey responds to a recent video interview with Phillip Jensen.
It is always a tad awkward when two people one highly respects have a go at each other's positions on the Web. Thus, Phillip Jensen has drawn a distinction in a recent video between followers of Calvin and Calvinists, very much to the latter's disadvantage, while Paul Levy has responded with a piece affecting to see this as advanced Australian satire. He suggests this is simply revisiting the tired and discredited old idea that the Calvinists are at odds with Calvin.
I admire and respect both men. As a further complication, my day job involves teaching systematic theology and it is difficult not to feel that I amongst others am in the Jensen crosshairs. What to do?
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Acts 29, the global church planting network, and Oak Hill College have entered into a partnership to establish an academy to train people for ministry and church planting in Europe and the 10/40 window.
Dr Daniel Strange, Academic Vice Principal of Oak Hill, says, 'Most European nations are less than 2 per cent evangelical. Through immigration to the continent, we also have unprecedented access to many of the people groups of the 10/40 window. The re-evangelisation of Europe has strategic importance for reaching some of the most unreached peoples of the world. The European church needs revitalising and new churches need to be planted to meet the challenge and opportunity.'
The academy will be formed by two organisations with experience of developing the kinds of leaders and ministries that are needed, to see Europe impacted and the 10/40 window breached.
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