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Truth

The stories students share regarding their learning progress constantly amazes me. Some span over many years and across a number of fields. Some remain within a field with the intent to search deeper. Some are in the early stages, starting out on an enquiry process in order to acquire or deepen knowledge and or to enhance skills.

As for students at the college, so to is the situation for our lecturers. There is a diverse range of backgrounds and fields represented, all culminating in a rich offering, of again, knowledge and skills. In addition to the desired knowledge and skills, within a course of study, there is generally, a foundation of values or foundational principles upon which the learning content sits.

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The Leader Within

From time to time something we read has an impact for no apparent reason and it remains with us. It may be deep or light, serious or humorous, yet for some reason it influences our perspective. The analogy of David the giant killer presented by John Maxwell in his book Be a People Person comes to mind.

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Learning via Involvement

Socrates famously exclaimed: “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” It is commonly aimed at the mind alone to the exclusion of the heart. Such a learning process is thought without passion, knowledge without virtue, and theory without praxis.

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Covenant - Berith

Covenant.

Can you use this word correctly in a sentence?  Does the word sound old fashioned or super-theological? Bible translations and paraphrases from the KJV (1611) down to The Message (2002) use “covenant” to render the Hebrew word berith into English, even though “covenant” is rarely heard in modern conversation.  So then, what is the meaning of “covenant” in modern English and what does berith signify?

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Emmaus Road and Logoi Pistoi

So another year has come and gone. And while the world has been enjoying the holidays and time off, we here at ACCS have been hard at work to come out with a number of new things for 2018. This news section is going to be used to let you know some of the things we've been working on.

First up, is our Emmaus Road and Logo Pistoi publications. Emmaus Road is a magazine that we have published over the years, and continue to publish, which is aimed at the average reader to engage them in interesting topics. This can range from current events, how Christians should deal with certain issues to more academic works. Logoi Pistoi is our internal academic research publications that we've made public for you to enjoy.

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