Emmanuel Emeh

Lagos, Nigeria

Emmanuel is a dedicated Evangelist & Teacher. He chairs both the West Africa Teaching Ministry, as well as the Africa Teachers Group. Emmanuel holds a BA from Yaba College of Technology; an MA from Rocky Mountain School of Ministry & Theology; and currently pursuing a Doctorate in Apologetics & Culture, from Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary.

Married for 24 years to his college sweetheart (Henrietta), they are blessed with two awesome young adult Disciples – Henry & Ella.

In addition to his love for teaching the Bible, Emmanuel enjoys visiting historic & archaeological sites, Photography & Music.

ABOUT THE CLASS:
The Teaching and Practice of Fasting in The Bible and Early Church: Controversies and Clarity

In this lesson, Emmanuel searches through the Bible, highlighting the
many observances of this agelong spiritual discipline. He showcases
the consistent features of this practice, both in the lives of Jesus, His
disciples and early church; providing clarity to knotty or misconstrued
passages, while reproving the errors that have so permeated the
practice today.

Thursday, February 24th

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY.

RECOMMENDED READING:

Dallas Willard. (1988). The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives. San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers.

Foster, Richard. (1988). Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (Third Edition). San Francisco: Harper San Francisco.

G. Steve Kinnard. 2015. The Way of the Heart of Jesus. Illumination Publishers.

H. A. Brongers, “Fasting in Israel in Biblical and Post-Biblical Times,” in Instruction and Interpretation: Studies in Hebrew Language, Palestinian Archaeology and Biblical Exegesis, OtSt 20 (Leiden: Brill, 1977)