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?
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.
*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 […]
Fan into flame the gift… On a Sunday in early October, Mike Neelley and I went into Skagit County Jail together for our weekly services. Five men gathered around a stainless steel table cemented into the floor. We began with a prayer and then I passed out photocopies of 2 Timothy 1:6-14 – the passage […]
Lucy recently sat down for a discussion with The Student Leadership Blog in one of their podcast episodes.
For more discussion on this, listen to the episode with Dr Lucy Peppiatt, and read further below as we include text from their blog written by Brogan Hume.
In this WTCLive episode, hosted by Dr. Matt Lynch, Dr. Lucy Peppiatt, and Nick Crawley in a coffee shop in Bristol Old Testament scholar Jack Levison discusses his own journey in discovering more about the Bible and the Holy Spirit. Guest: Jack LevisonSouthern Methodist University Jack holds the W. J. A. Power Chair of Old […]