• A Preacher’s Dilemma image
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    Preachers face many subtle temptations. One would be to allow the apparent needs of the congregation to determine the weight given to any options when interpreting a passage of Scripture - justified on the grounds of relevance to the hearers. The second temptation is to allow, albeit perhaps... Read more
  • Getting Trained image
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    A number of training courses are offered by Newfrontiers for those serving in different roles and at different levels in the local church, but the remarkable PJ Smyth is just about to launch a new course in Johannesburg. Read more
  • Stanley Fish and the Socio-Political Avatar image
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    If the modern, secular liberal state had a Bible, it might be the opinion section of the New York Times. And if it had a high priest, candidates would certainly include Stanley Fish, the distinguished literary theorist, law professor and author of Is There a Text in This Class? So when the two come... Read more