Talk by Dr Joe Dongell: Loving From the Inside Out

Fresh Insights of Love to Revitalise Your Life and Ministry

Come and hear Dr. Joe Dongell share his insights about love from Scripture. Revitalise how you love those in your spheres of influence.

Date: 16 May 2018, Wednesday
Time: 7.00–9.00 PM
Venue: East Asia School of Theology, 1 Dorset Road, Singapore 219486
RSVP by 14 May 2018: Benson Goh, benson@east.edu.sg
Registration is free. Freewill offering will be collected.

Love is frequently thought of as an act of the will to benefit others, often in spite of our feelings and requiring some form of self-denial. But our experiences tell us this way of loving is beyond our human capacity; just think of the family member or co-worker we have difficulty loving! We need to regain the biblical vision of love that would dramatically revise our thinking about love and open up new ways of loving and ministering.

Dr. Joseph Dongell, PhD, is professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, USA. He is known for his courses on Inductive Bible Studies of the Gospel of Mark, the Letter to the Romans, and the Gospel of John. Dr Dongell is the author of John: A Bible Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition (Wesley Press), The Gospel of Mark (OneBook: A Biblical Journey), a 32-week bible study lessons complete with a 50-min teaching video each week (Seedbed), and Sola Sancta Caritas, in which he explores John Wesley’s conviction that love is the operational centre of all things (Seedbed). He is an ordained elder and actively ministers as an associate pastor, a regular adult Sunday school teacher, an advisor of a seminary foundation, and trainer and instructor of ministerial training in the Wesleyan Church denomination in USA.

Watch him teach from the Gospel of Mark in this 8 min video!

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Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (May/June 2018 Intensive Course)

Find out if you are eligible to take this course using the Two Courses Free@EAST Promotion!

 

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (NT516/TS516, 3 credits)

22 May-1 June, 9.00 am-5.00 pm (starts on Tuesday, ends on the following Friday)

One-third of the pages of the New Testament are occupied by the first three Gospels-Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Students of the Bible have often asked, “Why are these three Gospels so similar?”, and, “Why do they have so many significant differences from each other?” These Gospels are the primary sources on the life and teachings of Jesus and they also inform us about the theology of their authors and the concerns of the local churches then. You will learn a variety of interpretive methods to help you go deeper in your understanding of these important books.

 

Rob MacEwen, PhD

Rob, a former missionary to East Asia, is passionate about helping others understand and apply God’s Word. He has authored Matthean Posteriority, a book that explores literary relationships between the first three gospels.

 

Registration deadline is Wednesday, 15 May 2018.   Online registration of courses at www.east.edu.sg or contact registrar@east.edu.sg for registration form.