We often get asked in the WTC Theology classroom about the practice of using feminine pronouns and female imagery for God. Why do some people think it’s okay to use ‘she’ and ‘her’ for God when the Bible uses only masculine terms?
Until a year ago at WTC, we had no idea just how tough it is for deaf students to study at tertiary levels. “Everything is a battle for us,” one of them told us.
Christ, fully God and fully human, reconnects humanity to God within His person, bringing us back to life. Christ’s human will fully aligns with His divine will, restoring integrity to humanity.
Meeting Darren that day in 2013, and watching him blossom and flourish while with us as a student, convinced me that WTC should work to become a place that welcomed people who had been disadvantaged in one way or another by their circumstances.
I don’t know much about the process of deception in general. I do know it’s easy to be deceived. I don’t recall ever feeling…
*This is an updated re-post from December 2015* On God’s Mother – Lucy Peppiatt When one of my boys was little he announced, ‘I know why God was mean in the Old Testament and nice in the New Testament.’ ‘Why’s that?’ I asked. ‘Because in the Old Testament, he didn’t have a mummy.’ Interesting thought… […]
Christer Petley’s White Fury: A Jamaican Slaveholder and the Age of Revolution (Oxford, 2018). Available to purchase here. Book Review of Christer Petley’s ‘White Fury’ by Dr. Steve Watts “British historians write almost as if Britain had introduced Negro slavery solely for the satisfaction of abolishing it.” This bitter observation, made by the noted historian […]
I’m Alain Emerson and I live in Northern Ireland where I help lead Emmanuel Church and also provide leadership for 24-7 Prayer in Ireland. I have the privilege of teaching at WTC on the module, ‘Shapes of the Church: Past, Present and Future,’ which is part of the Church Planting and Leadership Programme. As someone […]
A blog post by Revd Azariah France-Williams. A Warm Welcome? There is a myth that black West Indians were invited by the U.K government after WW2 to help rebuild the shattered British landscape. In fact, the government was not willing to have members of the Islands come over. They sent emissaries to the Islands to […]
By Catherine Delve, WTC MA Student Praise as Default Ever since I was a child, I’ve known something of the power of praise. Praise was a default after my dad walked out, albeit after 24 hours once the initial shock had passed. It seemed something of a rebellious act—my own small act of rebellion in […]