Resources by Orpheus J. Heyward:
Orpheus J. Heyward Dr. Orpheus J. Heyward is Senior Minister of the Renaissance Church of Christ. He is considered one of the most dynamic and scripturally sound gospel preachers among churches of Christ today. Having received his Masters of Arts in Theology, Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies and doctorate degree in Theological Exegesis, he is a constant student of the Bible.
Who is Joining Renew.org Network and Why? The RENEW.org Network was launched five years ago as a renewal movement for those who prize following the lordship of Jesus through Scripture. With Scripture as our guiding and final authority, we articulated a faith statement to give everyone unity and clarity on the beliefs and direction we are pursuing as a network (see our...
Racial Tension and the Church – Louisville Regional Gathering At the Louisville Regional RENEW.org Gathering in 2022, five church leaders sat down together to discuss current cultural topics churches face. They were RENEW.org’s point leader Bobby Harrington; Anthony Walker of Hwy 231 Church of Christ; Nate Ross of Northside…
Bible Genres: What Are They and Why Do They Matter? If you want to understand the Bible better, one of the most important concepts is Bible “genres.” What are the Bible’s genres and why do they matter? The Bible’s “genres” in the context of biblical hermeneutics mean the kinds of literature of a given book of the Bible. The Bible is rich with a variety... Orpheus J. Heyward
Canonization of the Bible: Its Definition and Process What is the canonization of the Bible? The canonization of the Bible refers to the process of recognizing which books were considered Scripture by the people of God at the time of compiling the Bible as we know it today. The term “canon” suggests a standard. Ultimately, when discussing the idea of canon as it... Orpheus J. Heyward
What Are the Gospels in the Bible? A Summary of Each Gospel Have you ever wondered what is unique about each of the Gospels in the New Testament? The four Gospels in the Bible are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The Gospels provide a comprehensive portrait of Jesus, allowing the readers to see his central place in the scheme of redemption. The climactic death, burial, and resurrection... Orpheus J. Heyward
God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture A GUIDE TO WHAT THE BIBLE IS AND WHY WE TRUST IT Disciples of Jesus spend a massive amount of time learning from the Bible. Yet what is the Bible? Why do Christians take it so seriously? What tools can… Orpheus J. Heyward
How Is the Bible Our Final Authority? This is Question #5 in Orpheus J. Heyward’s God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Orpheus J. Heyward
How Do We Interpret the Bible? This is Question #4 in Orpheus J. Heyward’s God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Orpheus J. Heyward
How Did We Get Our Bible? This is Question #3 in Orpheus J. Heyward’s God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Orpheus J. Heyward
5 Ways to Close to the Distance Between Us and the World of the Bible *Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Since the Bible is an ancient document, there are distances we need to try to close in order to have a proper understanding of the original meaning. It is much like crossing a bridge to another world so as... Orpheus J. Heyward
What Is the New Testament? This is Question #2 in Orpheus J. Heyward’s God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Orpheus J. Heyward
What Is the Old Testament? This is Question #1 in Orpheus J. Heyward’s God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. Orpheus J. Heyward
Introduction to God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture Author Orpheus J. Heyward introduces his book God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture and gives an overview of the book. Orpheus J. Heyward
God’s Word Author Q&A – Orpheus J. Heyward with Bobby Harrington Join Bobby Harrington as he talks with Orpheus J. Heyward about Heyward’s book God’s Word: The Inspiration and Authority of Scripture.
A 3-Step Process for Reading the Bible – Q&A with Orpheus J. Heyward *Editor’s Note: Reading the Bible can be daunting. It helps to have steps in mind which help make the process of Bible reading understandable. I recently caught up with Dr. Orpheus J. Heyward, a minister, scholar, and teacher of Bible interpretation (hermeneutics) to get his thoughts on how we can bridge the gap between the... Orpheus J. Heyward