What the Bible Actually Teaches on Women Kevin Giles delights in Australia and its ideal of being an egalitarian nation. This ideal is not always present and for Kevin the subordination of women, as taught in certain Christian communities in Australia, is one such exception. A deeply offensive one. The teaching of the subordination of
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In the image of God Man and woman Abundant life forever Serving together Side by side God’s very good design. God said “Let them rule” Over the creatures and the land Multiply, fill the earth Establish a people According to His plan. In the Garden of Eden They lived in God’s presence He ‘walked’ with
Talking Heads – Who’s Head Of Whom and What’s On Whose Head? An Exegetical Look at 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 By Jeanette Fogarty This is a strange, hair-raising, passage. Certainly a challenging bit of Scripture, but one that I think helps us to appreciate Paul’s concern that our behaviour does not malign our witness of the
The following is a paper given by Kevin Giles at the plenary forum on the Trinity at the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) annual conference, held on the 15th of November 2016 at San Antonia. The other speakers were Dr Bruce Ware, Dr Millard Erickson and Dr Wayne Grudem. Dr Sam Storms presided. Thank you, Dr Storms, for
BETTER TOGETHER 2017: WOMEN AND MEN: ONE IN CHRIST APRIL 28–30th APRIL 2017 ST THOMAS ANGLICAN CHURCH BURWOOD, VICTORIA More information and registration here.
Our next public event will be held on Saturday morning, the 7th of May, and our guest speaker will be Rev Dr Andrew Sloane. Andrew will be speaking on the way Genesis chapters 2–3 have been understood by a variety of scholars, some of whom see the Genesis passage as egalitarian, others as oppressive, and others as
We have a few things happening in July. Next Monday, the 13th of June, our Southern Sydney Bible Conversations group, who meet monthly, will be going to the Sydney Town Hall for a special Australian Human Rights Commission event to hear the four 2015 Australians of the Year. ABC journalist and presenter Annabel Crabb will
Here is the audio for a message Marg Mowczko presented at our CBE brunch in March, 2015. This message can also be read (along with some of the images she used during the talk) online here. Just a reminder that CBE-Sydney have an active facebook page here.
Our next brunch will be held on Saturday morning, May the 16th, at our usual venue: St Johns Glebe, and at our usual time: 10am. We are inviting members and friends of CBE to join the executive in a brain-storming workshop, which will look at the next 5 years of our Sydney chapter. We will all
There is a program of wonderful speakers planned. Several of our members have been to previous international conferences and heartily recommend them. More information and registration here.