My name is Grace Gale Cedenio-Fernades, from Philippines and currently living in the UK. I grew up in a Christian home. My Dad is a Pastor and was trained to be in the Children and Youth (C&Y) Ministry at the young age. Growing up until now, it has been my desire to continue the call
I help lead a small CBS class in Wales and during the spring and summer lock-down months was faced with the prospect of our little group of older persons grinding to a halt! The class has been meeting faithfully for a number of years and are very interactive and supportive of each other, eager to
I have been looking for the Bible study group for a while. There are very many Bible study groups and churches in UK – however I could not initially find the one that would really work for me! Then I found Community Bible Study. I liked the format of CBS because from the original sign-up
Talbot Davis makes a helpful point about the process of divine inspiration with respect to the letters of Paul: Muslims contend that the Koran is straight dictation — all Allah, with no Mohammed filter at all. The Christian conception of the Bible is quite different. We believe the God-breathed message of the Word gets delivered most compellingly
Reading the Bible with Community Bible Study (CBS) has led me to believe that the Bible is truly God’s Word. I was raised in an observant Jewish home. My faith has grown year after year as I study the Bible. There is no question in my mind that the Bible, Old Testament and New Testament, is
We’ve written much over the last few months about the importance of context. And Michael Heiser has an important article at the Logos Talk blog entitled “What is the Proper Context for Interpreting the Bible?” Historical, cultural, and literary context all matter. And the context of orthodox Christian interpretation over the last 2,000 years matters.
I am so thankful to God! I met CBS in Athens, Georgia USA where I love serving the class for a few years as a children’s teacher for the 3-year-olds. My son began CBS since he was 2 years old and enjoyed a few years in the children’s program and now, at age 11, enjoys
The Logos Talk blog has a great, brief article with “3 Rules for Using Commentaries.” These rules are similar to the “4 Mistakes When Using Commentaries,” which I posted in 2012. But the Logos post goes into more helpful detail. The 3 rules are: Bring opinions to the commentary. Bring questions to the commentary. Bring
Community Bible Study U.K. had its 40th Anniversary Celebrations during their annual conference on March 8-10. Dr. Bill Campbell, son of the founder of CBS, Lee Campbell, was the main speaker. National Director Simon Baker together with the conference team did a fabulous job. We celebrated God’s faithfulness during the past, took a look at
In this brief video, Jen Wilkin answers the question: Isn’t Jesus enough? Can’t I love him without reading the Bible? Wilkin shows how the question sets up a false dichotomy and proposes an impossibility. By Peter Krol Read the Bible? Can’t Jesus Be Enough? from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.