The joy and power of the Greek New Testament
Brad Bitner, Director of Learning, Teaching and Assessment at Oak Hill, writes:
Although many students arrive at theological college eager to learn the biblical languages, some students (and some sending churches) have lingering questions over the value of learning Greek and Hebrew for pastoral ministry. Most of these questions are not new.
J Gresham Machen was one of several who found himself addressing what he called the 'widening breach between the minister and his Greek New Testament', as modernism and pragmatism began to impact seminaries and theological training a century ago. This was Machen's diagnosis:
Launching Crosslands: the Acts 29 Oak Hill Academy
Dan Strange, Acting Principal of Oak Hill, writes:
I'm excited to announce that the Acts 29 Oak Hill Academy formally launches as Crosslands. Crosslands aims to provide excellent in-context theological training and resources for churches and church leaders in the UK, Europe and 10:40 window.
In recent months, I hope you will have noticed in all our communications, that Oak Hill College has never been as committed to the importance of immersive residential theological training which serves Christ's church by preparing leaders to pastor, teach and evangelise in a diverse and changing world. However, we recognise the need for theological training at all levels so that our churches develop an instinctive culture for training and formation.