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A plug for my old college – Oak Hill does Vimeo

Someone at Oak Hill College has been busy doing Christ-centred promo videos with the students on how college prepares folk for Christian ministry. Here’s a couple (three) which apply to our urban context, brilliant:

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Oak Hill School of Theology – session 2 notes – Luke-Acts

These are my sketchy notes from the second of four lectures given by David Peterson at the Oak Hill School of Theology 2011: The renewal of Israel in Luke-Acts Introduction Last Supper account “new covenant” reflects the new heart, forgiveness … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School of Theology 2011 – session 1 notes

It was a good day at Oak Hill School of Theology yesterday.  Former college principal, David Peterson, traced the biblical theological threads of Jeremiah 31:31-34 (new covenant, new heart, law written on the heart, knowledge of God and definitive forgiveness … Continue reading

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Oak Hill School of Theology 2011

I’m heading off for a day of theological nourishment and to catch up with a few old Oaks, not least our former principal, David Peterson.  Looking forward to it and I will blog my notes.

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Tracing routes to liberalism

In his letter to Titus, the apostle Paul writes “An elder must hold firmly to the trustworthy message he’s been taught so he can encourage others with sound doctrine.” By sound doctrine Paul means the biblical sort. There are various … Continue reading

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John Frame on God’s sovereignty and human freedom

I’m continuing to read John Frame’s “The doctrine of God” with my ministry trainee.  Lots of what Frame writes has helped clarify what I learned at Oak Hill College about the sovereignty of God and our freedom (does anyone remember … Continue reading

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Temptation at Oak Hill

I’m off today to hear Liam Goligher on dealing with temptation: from Augustine to Screwtape at my old theological college, Oak Hill. Will blog my notes if my Palm Pilot is not playing up.

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Training for ministry: a two-stage process

On Tuesday next week I will be inducted as vicar of Holy Trinity West Bromwich. I believe I have been very well prepared for the task, though I still have lots to learn. First by three years of residential theological … Continue reading

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Who to spend time with?

Every church leader has a limited time to meet with people. Who should this time be spent with and what should be done in this time? The following diagrams come from Chris Green’s lectures at Oak Hill College on ministry … Continue reading

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5 types of Christian preachers

After posting yesterday on revival, I received some helpful comments about revivalism. These reminded me of what William Still wrote in his autobiography as he moved away from revivalism to solid biblical teaching about Christ. His move created what might … Continue reading

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