Believe Become Belong – July Events!

We have a whole host of exciting events in July!  If you can get anywhere near Nuneaton in Warwickshire come and visit us in Riversley Park where we are hosting the UK’s largest touring Bible Exhibition! Visitors will be taken on a journey through the dramatic and often surprising history of how the Bible came…

The Suffering Servant of Isaiah – who is he?

At the end of the first section of our online Learn to Read the Bible Effectively course students are asked who the prophet Isaiah is talking about in Chapter 53 when he says things like “he was despised and rejected” and “he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows“. The answer expected is that…

The Breath of Life

The first book of the Bible, Genesis, introduces us to profound concepts and ideas which then reverberate through the rest of Scripture. The later writers of Israel’s historical narrative and powerful poetry are constantly picking up ideas from Genesis and using them as ‘hooks’ to communicate their message. Every time they use one of these…

How much of the Bible have you read?

We think the Bible and its story-line centred in Jesus is the most wonderful thing.  We would love to help you enrich your appreciation of the Scriptures, whichever segment of this pie chart you happen to be in!  Take a look at the course details below and come in and join us as you learn.  Open…

Pontius Pilate’s Legacy

Pontius Pilate features large in the New Testament account of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus but the only surviving contemporary record of him outside the Bible is this inscription, found in Caesarea in 1961.  It is a particularly significant archaeological find as it is an authentic 1st-century Roman inscription which confirms what was known…

Did you know…?

The Dead Sea Scrolls contain manuscripts of at least part of every book of the Old Testament except the book of Esther. The stone jars with the ancient scrolls were found in 1947 at Qumran near the Dead Sea and they have provided an invaluable source of evidence for the basic accuracy of the Bible…

Bondage in Egypt

Little direct evidence is available for the Israelites being enslaved by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt, but there is a wealth of what we might call circumstantial evidence.  The Biblical account contains general background information about Egypt during the eighteenth and nineteenth dynasties of the Pharaohs, when Israel were enslaved. One well know part of…