IFD300 – Using the Common English Bible: A Primer
Course Dates: March 13-19, 2017 or See future dates for this course
The Common English Bible (CEB) is the latest translation that is supported by the United Methodist Church. In this short course, we will examine the unique translation features of the CEB and what it means to United Methodists in Bible study, preaching, and personal reflection. This course is designed as a continuing education course for certified lay ministers and clergy. Students will need a copy of the Common English Bible.
This course is eligible for 1.0 CEU.
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Dr. Joshua Reichard is a Certified Lay Minister and the congregational Lay Leader at Trinity United Methodist Church in Youngstown, OH. Joshua is the Vice President and Assistant Superintendent of Valley Christian Schools, a multicultural, urban, K-12 Christian school system with more than 700 students. Joshua earned a PhD in Human and Social Studies (Religion and Theology) from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, a DPhil in Religion and Society Studies from Oxford Graduate School, and an EdS in Educational Leadership from Liberty University. Joshua also completed certification in Online Teaching and Learning at United Theological Seminary. He serves as an adjunct faculty member of several higher education institutions. Joshua has served as a missionary, educator, and leader in various contexts of Christian service, as well as a technology consultant and entrepreneur. He is an interdisciplinary scholar with an extensive publishing record in peer-reviewed academic journals including the Wesleyan Theological Journal, American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, Process Studies, Religious Education, among others.