Get A Grip

Struggling with those tricky texts?

Getting to grips with the whole Bible
Tackling some of the Bible’s hot potato issues

To get a grip on the Bible’s slipperiest stories and trickiest texts, Biblefresh held a series of events with inspiring teaching, expert input, panel Q&A and workshops.

Topics included: God & Genocide, Genesis, Evolution & Astrophysics and What makes a text difficult?

Speakers included: Dave Burke, Richard Burridge, Stephen Gaukroger Michele Guinness, Sam and Sara Hargreaves, Krish Kandiah, Ruth Valerio and David Wilkinson.

Durham recordings available here!

London videos available here!


  GLASGOW International Christian College – 28th October 2011 Glasgow Programme
  CARDIFF Highfields Church – 3rd November 2011 Cardiff Programme
  LONDON King’s College – 7th November 2011 London Programme
  DURHAM St. John’s College – 8th November 2011 Durham Programme

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What do we do with contradictions in the Bible?
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This mini-book contains a selection of short essays by well-known speakers who have chosen either a passage which has encouraged them in difficult times, or a hard to understand passage which is seen as violent, troubling, complex or confusing.

Let this book inspire and encourage you as you dig deeper into God’s Word.

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About the Author

For 2011, Biblefresh became a movement of hundreds of churches, agencies, colleges, festivals and denominations to encourage people, particularly within the church, to stop viewing the Bible as a toxic text, and find new ways to engage with passion with the Bible.