"Ups and downs" not only mark our daily lives but is also very important in our study of God's Word. Dr. Jim Coakley walks us through some of the "ups and downs" of scripture and points out the layers of meaning when scripture uses up and down in this best-of conversation. Let's dig down into the Bible study toolbox and reacquaint ourselves with this study tool that will have us looking up to our great and awesome God!
How do missionaries and churches "make disciples" when working with people from a Muslim faith background? Jason Egan is joining Ken to talk about his work with Frontiers in teaching discipleship to missionaries and churches. Learn about this Great Commission Project and how it can offer guidance for each of us as we go and make disciples in our neighborhood and to the nations.
Dr. Jim Coakley has taught for sixteen years as professor of Bible at Moody Theological Seminary specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years. He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. Jim is married to Gayle and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. He was a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and is working on a second doctoral degree through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He also has a special interest in how the use of technology intersects with Biblical studies and has written articles and spoken at conferences on that topic.